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Blanca Calvo: “The needs of children with autism are hardly ever taken into account” CareDisabilityEducationHealthResearchSocial impact

Blanca Calvo: “The needs of children with autism are hardly ever taken into account”

A project led by the IN3’s TURBA group establishes guidelines for designing suitable play spaces for these children  The Playable cities for all: Activating Spaces with neuroDiverse Publics project, led by the Universitat Oberta de[…]

«Unwanted loneliness and abuse of the elderly is a health issue that needs to be addressed» AgeismCareHealthOld AgeSocial impact

«Unwanted loneliness and abuse of the elderly is a health issue that needs to be addressed»

Changing our perception of ageing is necessary to combat loneliness and abuse of the elderly. The elderly are more vulnerable to abuse and loneliness, but these two issues arise in various social group. Loneliness and[…]

«We need mechanisms to tackle the climate crisis collectively» EnvironmentInterdisciplinaritySocial impactSustainability

«We need mechanisms to tackle the climate crisis collectively»

How can members of the public adapt to the climate crisis? What policies should be implemented to help enable people to manage its impact on their daily lives and on their surrounding environments, and to[…]

«Our digital life has unquestionable energy and infrastructure needs» EnvironmentInterdisciplinaritySocial impactSocial Networks

«Our digital life has unquestionable energy and infrastructure needs»

Interviewing Cristina Cano (from Wireless Networks Research group) and Hug March (from TURBA Lab) In today’s rapidly digitizing world, hyperconnectivity has become almost necessary across all facets of life, both inside and outside the workplace.[…]

Filka Sekulova: «Green school playgrounds give rise to another culture, in terms of gender as well» EducationEnvironmentInterdisciplinaritySocial impactSustainability

Filka Sekulova: «Green school playgrounds give rise to another culture, in terms of gender as well»

The impacts of the climate crisis are felt every day, and are becoming more pronounced and frequent. On top of the heatwave ravaging Europe this summer there has been a slew of forest fires, many[…]