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Harleen Rai & Aline Cavalcanti Barroso

Harleen Rai & Aline Cavalcanti Barroso

PhD researchers

Harleen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow working for INDUCT (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Using Current Technology). For her PhD, she will be developing an interactive touch screen tablet version of CST (Cognitive Stimulation Therapy) which can be used for people with dementia and their carers. It will be adapted for users in Spain and the Netherlands as well. She is supervised by Professor Martin Orrell at the University of Nottingham. Harleen has obtained her BSc. in Psychology and MSc. in Neuropsychology from VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Aline Cavalcanti Barroso is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow working for INDUCT (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Utilising Current Technology). She is undertaking her PhD in the project 'Using computer technology to enable arts and crafts for people with dementia in care homes' supervised by Professor Justine Schneider at University of Nottingham. Aline graduated in Psychology from Universidade de Brasília, Brazil and has an MSc degree in Neuropsychology from Maastricht University, Netherlands.

Harleen Rai & Aline Cavalcanti Barroso

The role of technology has become more and more prominent in our daily lives. A typical day in our own lives entails checking our phones regularly throughout the day. There are always emails, messages, social media posts to be checked.