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RODAWELL Project – The Romanian Danish Center for the Child Wellbeing
Role in this project:
UNIVERSITATEA BUCURESTI (); VIA University College ()
UNIVERSITATEA BUCURESTI ()
Cooperation with kindergartens and primary schools in order to develop tailored intervention for children wellbeing;
Exchanging experiences and study visits of the teaching staff in the Danish schools;
Adopting an interdisciplinary vision;
Designing research plans to evaluate both the teaching staff and children perception on wellbeing and the elements that stimulate the wellbeing.
The adoption and impact of innovative video technologies in education and local administration public services
Joint Applied Research Projects - PCCA 2013 - call
Role in this project:
UNIVERSITATEA BUCURESTI (RO); CONCEPT ELECTRONICS SRL (RO); UNIVERSITATEA POLITEHNICA DIN BUCURESTI (RO)
UNIVERSITATEA BUCURESTI (RO)
The project covers the area of telepresence video technologies use for supplying distant educational services within remote geographical communities and evaluating the impact of implementing such services and technologies at a community level. The project foresees the Domain no. 9: Social, economic and human research, Axe 9.7. Technology, organization and cultural change, Themes 9.7.1. Interaction between technologies and individuals, and 9.7.3. Social impact of new technological configurations.
The main outcome of the project may be defined by a concept of "Community Telecenter", to be used both for supplying distance educational services within remote communities and for many other goals related to real time distance communications. On a lesser scale, the project aims to reach outcomes like the development of a set of technical specifications for maximizing the efficiency of the services provided via the centre, and the development of a methodology for investigating and lowering resistance against video technologies adoption. The main success criterion of the project is represented by community development, measured according to two different indicators, namely: success rate at the Capacity Exam of students within beneficiary communities and number of applications for FSE-type projects developed within beneficiary communities. The project aims to develop knowledge in the field, following three directions of research: 1. Exploring telepresence video technologies in terms of interaction between the technology and people, 2. Using of video technology in education and 3. Investigation of resistance to video technology adoption. This aims to answer to multiple challenges, which are related to scientific knowledge and the real social and community implications, placing it in line with current EU policies. In addition to the overall objective of the project, there are defined seven research objectives, five application targets and nine expected results.
The project has strong innovative features. Innovations suggested within the project aim to three main goals: 1. Innovation to-be-achieved via the product "Community Telecenter", 2. Methodological innovation, mainly in terms of researching the resistance against video technologies adoption, and 3. Innovation related to the educational services offer via the use of distant-presence technology. This project has an interdisciplinary feature, as it achieves connections between several scientific knowledge areas: information and communication technology, cognitive social psychology, educational sciences and behavioural economy. The interdisciplinary approach is firstly supported by the multidisciplinary composition of the team, which is thus able to deliver competencies and complementarities needed for a valid approach of themes followed within the project. In the context of this project, we aim at using multiple means to disseminate the results: the website of the project, publishing articles, proceedings and project volume, organizing a conference. The project results are also connected with the commercial strategy of the enterprise partner, through the business strategy of developing the product „community telecenter”. Intellectual property is governed by the collaboration agreement, the legal protection ways being provided in the project.
The proposed project consortium consists of three partners, of which two research entities: CO - University of Bucharest & P2 - Polytechnic University of Bucharest and a company: P1 - Concept Electronics. The consortium has been built from the perspective of complementarity of partners skills, aiming to foster the synergies required by a multidisciplinary approach. The teams consist of reputable specialists, as can be seen from the list of publications. The plan is distributed over 24 months, organized into 8 packages, their coordination is provided by the partner with the most relevant competences in relation to the structure of activities.
List of research grants as project coordinator
List of research grants as partner team leader
List of research grants as project coordinator or partner team leader
Significant R&D projects for enterprises, as project manager
R&D activities in enterprises
Peer-review activity for international programs/projects
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