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Healthy Coping for Type 2 Diabetes: a research award for methodological innovation and scientific impact

06/11/2019 By

Our PhD student Giulia Bassi, with the FBK eHealth Research Unit, and a student at the Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization, University of Padua and BMCS – Brain Mind and Computer Science, HIT Center, PhD course, won the prize for methodological innovation and scientific impact thanks to her research project on the Healthy Coping for type 2 diabetes action at the “Brains meet Digital Enterprises” event – Digital Meet – which took place in Padua in October. The project aims to design, implement and evaluate psycho-educational actions for the healthy management of anxiety, stress and depression (Healthy Coping) symptoms in a sample of adults with type 2 diabetes, through an ap interactive Chatbot installed in an app.

The competition was launched and supported by the University of Padua Human Inspired Interdepartmental Center for Research – HIT. The awards were presented on October, 22 to the candidates who presented the best research projects on “digital technologies and their relationship with human beings”, as well as on the impact that new ideas and inventions have on people and society, on health and the environment, on the humanity’s historical and cultural heritage, on work and its instruments, on the big challenges (space) and on daily life, respectively, considering:

– Methodological innovation and scientific impact
– Transferability to businesses and market potential
– Originality of research and social impact

For more information on the event and the call, please follow the links below:
http://hit.psy.unipd.it/bando-hit-unipd-digital-meet-award-…

https://digitalmeet.it/tutto-pronto-per-brains-meet-digita…/
https://ilbolive.unipd.it/it/event/digitalmeet-2019