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. 

MARIO news article on CORDIS

Published: Friday, 11 May 2018 16:36

CORDIS published a news article on the MARIO project this week. CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service) is the European Commission's primary public repository and portal to disseminate information on all EU-funded research projects and their results. 


MARIO featured in NUIG Newsletter

Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018 15:12

The success of the MARIO Project continues to be recognised, with MARIO featured in the Spring issue of NUIG's Newsletter, Ollscéala.This newsletter looks back at the past three months of staff news, events, and successes across campus in the National University of Ireland, Galway. 

"When MARIO met Mary: At a care home in east Galway, Mary Gannon is helping to test the MARIO robot, which has been developed by staff in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. MARIO is designed to help combat loneliness in old age by enabling elderly people to express themselves creatively and to connect with friends and family. The project, which is coordinated by Professor Dympna Casey, has been named by the European Commission as one of the Top 25 most influential ICT projects for active and healthy ageing."


MARIO in the Irish Medical Times

Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018 15:15

Irish Medical Times MARIOMARIO is featured in the Irish Medical Times as one of the European research programmes aiming to help people with dementia stay connected and socially active.

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