UbiCAT at UbiComp 2019

By: Pegah Hafiz
Posted on: 19-Sep-2019
Filed under: ESR Blog
It was a great opportunity for me to attend the UbiComp conference held in London. Several researchers within the field of ubiquitous computing and human-computer interaction attended the workshops held in conjunction with the main conference. I presented our paper in a workshop called WellComp on the design and formative evaluation of the UbiCAT applications, which I have developed and studied recently as a part of my PhD project.

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A pilot study to enhance Shared Decision-Making

By: Shaun Liverpool
Posted on: 30-Aug-2019
Filed under: ESR Blog
Read Shaun Liverpool's blog on the development of trial to determine the fesaibility of a randomised control trial for Power Up for Parents: A pilot study to enhance Shared Decision-Making in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH).  

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TEAM ITN is recruiting an Early Stage Researcher / Research Assistant

By: TEAM
Posted on: 15-Aug-2019
Filed under: News
If you are a recent graduate with a background in computer science, game design or human computer interaction then you might be interested in joining the TEAM ITN network as an early stage researcher.  

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A psychologist’s journey to co-design!

By: Bettina Moltrecht
Posted on: 17-Jul-2019
Filed under: ESR Blog
The digital mental health field has looked up to her older brother[1] and asked for help:     “Why are my users not as excited about the interventions, as they are about your products? How can I make them use the app passed the two weeks benchmark? “

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Power Up for Parents

By: Shaun Liverpool
Posted on: 11-Jul-2019
Shaun Liverpool MSCA and TEAM ITN researcher at the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families has co-developed an app for Parents or care givers of children involvement in Shared Decision Making in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).  Shared Decision Making (SDM) allows users to make collaborate health care decisions.  Here is an example of what the app looks like.

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Impressions from the 10th TRIPLE i conference in Piran, Slovenia

By: Anja Cus
Posted on: 27-Jun-2019
Filed under: ESR Blog
In May, I attended the 10th TRIPLE i conference in Piran, Slovenia. TRIPLE i is an international annual conference organised by the Slovene Centre for Suicide Research that aims to promote intuition, imagination and innovation in the research and prevention of suicide and suicidal behaviour.

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TEAM researchers win Mental Health Innovation Award

By: TEAM
Posted on: 21-Jun-2019
Filed under: News
TEAM ITN & MSCA researchers Darragh McCashin, Claudette Pretorius and Hidde van der Meulen win The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition - Mental Health Innovation Prize.

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Finding my discipline to write

By: Aris Malapaschas
Posted on: 05-Jun-2019
Filed under: ESR Blog
A few weeks ago I attended a 2-day writing retreat organised by our project. Since this was the first time I took part in such an event, I didn’t have any expectations, or prior experience to compare it with. But in the end, I left with a lot work done, and learned useful things which I can apply to my work in the future.

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TEAM researcher runner up in UCD Thesisin3 competition

By: TEAM
Posted on: 31-May-2019
Filed under: News
Darragh McCashin from UCD School of Psychology and the Insight Centre for Data Analytics was one of the runners-up of the UCD Thesisin3 competition with his talk: ''Integrated computer games and apps to support structured delivery of mindfulness-based CBT for children in primary care''. 

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TEAM project shortlisted for start up competition

By: TEAM
Posted on: 28-May-2019
Filed under: News
TEAM researchers digital mental health innovation project is shortlisted for the Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition. This competition promotes both creativity and entrepreneurial skills for Irish-based early-stage technology entrepreneurs. The Ireland Funds has partnered with NDRC to help bring ideas from concept to pitch.

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