DISTINCT: “Dementia: Intersectorial Strategy for Training and Innovation Network for Current Technology” is funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSC-ITN) under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
The main aim of DISTINCT is to develop a premier quality multi-disciplinary, multi-professional and intersectorial education and training research framework for Europe, aiming at improving the lives of people with dementia and their carers through technology.
- University of Nottingham
- Institute of Mental Health
- University College London
- Maastricht University
- VU University Medical Centre
- Vrije Universiteit Brussel
- National University of Ireland Galway
- German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases – DZNE
- University of Bremen
- Czech Technical University in Prague
ESR1 Host institution: University of Nottingham, UK
Project: Adapting Wellness recovery action planning (WRAP ) technology for dementia
ESR2 Host institution: University of Nottingham, UK
Project: Improving peer support for people with young onset dementia (YOD)
ESR3 Host institution: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Project: An interactive website for advance care planning (ACP) for people with dementia and their family
ESR4 Host institution: German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Germany
Project: Acceptance and adoption of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) technology into everyday life for people with early onset dementia.
ESR5 Host institution: Maastricht University, Netherlands
Project: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in daily life for carers of people with dementia
ESR6 Host institution: VU University Medical Centre, Netherlands
Project: Cost and effectiveness evaluation of FindMyApps, a tool to find usable apps for self-management and social participation in dementia
ESR7 Host institution: IDES, Spain
Project Title and Work Package(s) to which it is related: Psychosocial Applications of Technology for Health and wellness coaching of older adults with dementia and mild cognitive impairment and their carers in rural areas
ESR8 Host institution: Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Project Title: Design, development and testing of a low cost pet-like care-bot.
ESR 9 Host institution: University of Bremen, Germany
Project Title: Smart home technologies supporting daily life for people with dementia and their informal caregivers to improve quality of life and social participation
ESR10 Host institution: University College London, UK
Project: Use of technology in disclosure of dementia by the diagnosed individual to their social networks.
ESR11 Host institution: Maastricht University, Netherlands
Project Title: Improving social participation in dementia with the Geographic Information System-based intervention ‘Viamigo’.
ESR12 Host institution: National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Project: Social robotics in dementia care to promote social health: ethical issues and implementation strategies
ESR13 Host institution: IDES, Spain
Project Title: Use of a Mini Robot as a new approach for cognitive and social stimulation in home care.
ESR14 Host institution: VU University Medical Centre, Netherlands
Project: Evaluation of the effectiveness of a person-centred touch-screen based photo-activity for people with advanced dementia
ESR15 Host institution: German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Germany
Project: Implementation of AAL technology addressing communication and its impact on the underlying link between technology and the psychosocial effect of dementia on communication.
**Interviews will be held in London on 1st and 2nd July 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted mid-to-late June.
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSC-ITN)
|Subject areas||Psychology, Neuroscience|
|Fellowship amount||As per MSCA norms|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|