New Paper by ALL Institute Co-Director Professor Deirdre Desmond in Prosthetics and Orthotics International
ALL Institute Co-Director Professor Deirdre Desmond, Maynooth University, recently published paper entitled 'Reflections and future directions for psychological science in Prosthetics and Orthotics International' in Prosthetics and Orthotics International, co- authored by Professor Pamela Gallagher of DCU.
Date: Tuesday, 17 November 2020
ALL Member Dr Nicola Mountford, School of Business, will be leading work package 1 for Horizon 2020 CHAMELEONS project. The CHAMELEONS project has been granted over €998,000 in funding by the Horizon 2020 programme with the aim of creating a new European model for PhD training that will impact real and meaningful societal change. Under the action, “Championing a Multi-Sectoral Education and Learning Experience to Open New Pathways for Doctoral Students”, this 2 year project aims to design, deliver, and evaluate a range of interdisciplinary, intersectoral and international modules that will broaden PhD graduate skills, improve their employability in both academic and non-academic environments and equip them to solve societal challenges in the area of Connected Health. Work package 1, led by Dr Mountford, will assess existing resources and requirements with a view to identifying the gap.
Date: Friday, 13 November 2020
Dr Rosie Gowran member of the Assisted Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University has a new paper published in Disability and Rehab
Dr Rosie Gowran member of the Assisted Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University has a new paper published in Disability and Rehab: “Unknown world of wheelchairs” A mixed methods study exploring experiences of wheelchair and seating assistive technology provision for people with spinal cord injury in an Irish context."
Date: Tuesday, 03 November 2020
Congratulations to one of the ALL Directors Prof Delia Ferri in being awarded Maynooth University Research Achievement Award 2020
Prof Delia Ferri, Co-Director of the ALL Institute and of the Department of Law has been awarded the Maynooth University Research Achievement Award 2020. Prof Ferri is internationally recognized as a leading author and researcher in the emerging field of EU Disability Law and as an expert in EU Law and Comparative Public Law.
Date: Thursday, 29 October 2020
New research by the Maynooth University Centre for Mental Health and Community Research has recommended the development of a ‘whole of family’ approach within mental health services, including automatic consideration of children when a parent has a mental health illness.
Date: Tuesday, 17 May 2022
MU congratulates Microsoft Ireland on US-Ireland Research Innovation Award for ‘DreamSpace’ STEM experience
Maynooth University research helps to inform the impact of the DreamSpace immersive STEM experience for students and teachers
Date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
The ALL Institute is in discussions with Aga Khan University (AKU) in Nairobi to develop a joint MSc program in Assistive Technology Policy, Systems, and Organizations.
Date: Thursday, 03 December 2020
Date: Thursday, 15 October 2020
Congratulations to Prof. Mac MacLachlan, ALL Co-Director, and Dr. Emma Smith, Postdoctoral Researcher, who were honoured last week with awards from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
The award was for their work in the field of assistive technology.
Date: Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Congratulations to Andrea Broderick, ALL Co-director Delia Ferri and ALL Member Fleur Boot on Having Chapter Published by Routledge
The Book is Entitled: The Role of Assistive Technology in Fostering Inclusive Education: Strategies and Tools to Support Change (Routledge Research in Special Educational Needs)
Date: Monday, 28 September 2020