PhD Defence by María Dolores Castro-Rojas

PhD Defence by María Dolores Castro-Rojas

María Dolores Castro-Rojas will defend her PhD thesis: Using Information and Communication Technologies to Facilitate Cognitive Activity and Social Interaction Among Older Costa Ricans.


28.05.2018 kl. 13.00 - 16.00


About the thesis

This thesis aims to identify and understand key elements that might be included in designing suitable learning interventions for enabling older adults using information and communication technologies (ICT) (i.e. computers, mobile devices and applications) for enhancing cognitive activity, increasing social interaction, and promoting successful and active aging.

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About María Dolores Castro-Rojas


PhD supervisors:

Professor Ann Bygholm, Aalborg University
Associate Prof. Tia G.B Hansen, Aalborg University (assistant PhD supervisor)

PhD committee:

Prof. Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Aalborg University
Prof. Päivi Rasi, University of Lapland
Prof. Feliciano Villar, University of Barcelona


The defence is followed by a reception.

Everybody is welcome!



Department of Communication and Psychology


Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg in room 5.125

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