Posted on: 17-Apr-2018
One of the best things could happen to you is that you develop a positive relationship with your work. I think many people struggle with work because their head is either planning the future or sighing about the past.
Posted on: 13-Apr-2018
As part of my PhD project, I explore design solutions for technology enabled interventions promoting resilience in unaccompanied migrant youth (UMY). During my research, I realized more and more how much political regulations impact the living circumstances and thereby the mental wellbeing of the UMY.
Posted on: 06-Apr-2018
For my PhD, I am conducting (or at least trying to conduct) a clinical trial. That means I am seeing actual patients. Together with my supervisor, I have set an ambitious goal to gather 400 participants. 400 participants in 3 years, seems fair doesn’t it. But believe me, there is more to it.
Posted on: 30-Mar-2018
Dublin, March 2018. Waking up knowing that you’re doing what you’re keen about, in a place that you love, with nice colleagues, in a friendly environment, being part of a wonderful European network, with the possibility to travel around the world to discuss your ideas and meet new people that do what you do, and supported by a great supervisor, able to put you in the right direction with constructive criticisms. Lucky enough!
Posted on: 19-Mar-2018
This is a short overview of my project and what I am currently up to. In later blog posts, I would like to expand how I ended up in this project, what day to day work is like, and where I think things are currently leading. However, this entry only serves as a short primer.
Posted on: 16-Mar-2018
During this secondment I will continue my work on user studies in the context of games for mental health and engage in collaborative work with other TEAM researchers in London.
Posted on: 13-Mar-2018
My first 6 months in TEAM have been thoroughly engaging and enjoyable. This brief blog is to illustrate how I am progressing. My project is examining the effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT).
Posted on: 12-Mar-2018
TEAM ITN researchers Claudette Pretorius, Darragh McCashin and Gianluigi Riva raised money for Pieta House by running a 5.5km 'Runamuck' mud-run in Nass, Co. Kildare on Saturday the 10th of March 2018.
Posted on: 01-Mar-2018
A fully-funded PhD position is available in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Compute) as part of the Horizon 2020 TEAM (Technology EnAbled Mental health for young people) European Training Network (ETN).
Posted on: 31-Jan-2018
TEAM ITN researcher Claudette Pretorius based at University College Dublin would like to hear from young people and your experience of looking for mental health information online. Claudette's survey is interested in learning how young people look for help for personal and emotional concerns online.
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