Prof. Dympna Casey at 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Published: Monday, 05 November 2018 10:37

Alzheimer EuropeProf. Dympna Casey presented the MARIO Project at the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Barcelona, discussing the potential role of companion robots in combatting loneliness in people living with dementia.

The theme of this year's conference was "Making Dementia a European Priority". The detailed programme and abstracts from the three day event can be found here. 

Prof. Dympna Casey at the DHEW Artificial Intelligence and Robotics event

Published: Friday, 21 September 2018 15:34

DHEW 2018 logoThis week, Professor Dympna Casey was presenting at the DHEW Autumn Event - Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, which was held at the Life Sciences Hub Wales in Cardiff Bay on Tuesday 18th September.

The event aims to showcase ground-breaking health and care innovation currently taking place across Europe using Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, providing valuable learning and inspiration to eco-system partners. 


MARIO Project shortlisted for the Irish Healthcare Awards 2018!

Published: Friday, 21 September 2018 14:53

IHA2018 shorlistThis week, the MARIO Project was shortlisted for the 2018 Irish Healthcare Awards! The Irish Healthcare Awards celebrate and recognise innovation, excellence and achievement in the Irish healthcare sector. The MARIO Project was shortlisted under the catergory 'Best Use of Information Technology'.

The winners will be announced at a black tie gala dinner taking place on the 17 October 2018, at The Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. 


Prof. Dympna Casey discusses the MARIO Project on Tech Radio

Published: Friday, 06 July 2018 16:42

TechCentral TechRadio Podcast"How a different kind of Super Mario is changing the way we look after our elders"

Niall Kitson, from Tech Radio, talks to project lead Prof Dympna Casey from NUI Galway, to find out how MARIO could help people living with dementia maintain a healthy standard of living while taking pressure off healthcare professionals and family.


MARIO at Atlantec Festival 2018

Published: Friday, 06 July 2018 16:24

MARIO Atlantec Collage1MARIO attracted lots of attention at the Atlantec Conference, which was held in NUI Galway on May 24th 2018. The conference brought together the most experienced professionals in AI & Machine Learning for a day of learning and discussion.

Dympna Casey, Professor of Nursing and Midwifery and MARIO Project lead, delivered a presentation on the MARIO project and showed how technology can help to reduce loneliness and isolation in people living with dementia. 

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