学术讲座:Gerontechnology Lab and Research (老人福祉科技 实验室与研究)

作者:2016/01/28 12:11

主讲人: Pei-Lee Teh (郑佩莉),

              Associate Professor from Department of Management, MonashUniversity Malaysia (马来西亚蒙纳士大学)

讲座时间:121日(周四)9:00~11:30

讲座地点:上海财经大学武东路校区第三教学楼413教室

Pei Lee Teh’s research interests coverManagement Information Systems, Technology Management and Gerontechnology,Innovation and Learning.

She is the lead researcher in the Gerontechnology Lab (老人福祉实验室) inMonash.

The Gerontechnology Lab seeks to play an important role to translateresearch into new products and also shape public policy. Research findings conductedin the Lab will provide in-depth and comprehensive insights into the real needsof the older adults, design age-friendly products and services, and promote anactive and independent lifestyle for the elderly.

The core of gerontechnology focuses on theimpact of technologies within five domains of human activity:

(1) Health andself-esteem (i.e., technology supporting physical, cognitive and emotionalfunctioning of older people);

(2) Housing and daily living (i.e.,technology supporting independence, convenience and safety of daily activitiesamong the older people);(3) Mobility and transport (i.e., technology supportingpersonal mobility of older people);(4) Communication and governance (i.e.,technology supporting societal cohesion, the use of Internet, mobile phone,etc);

(5) Work and leisure (i.e., technology supporting older peopleto continue their work and perform educational and recreational activities).