PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Nina Jøranson, Department of Landscape Architecture (ILP), will defend her PhD thesis "Emotional robots as health promotion in dementia care – group activity with a seal robot in nursing homes", on 13 May 2016.
Norwegian title of thesis:
"Emosjonelle roboter som helsefremmende tiltak i demensomsorg - gruppeaktivitet med en selrobot på sykehjem"
Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Use of technical devises such as robots in the care of people with dementia, and related ethical issues"
Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Friday 13 May 2016 at 12:15 in NMBU Tower Building, TU 101
First opponent: Professor Luc de Witte, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Second opponent: Leader of Research, Dr. Sverre Bergh, Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust
Committee coordinator: Associate Professor Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas, Department of Landscape Architecture, NMBU
Main supervisor: Professor Camilla Ihlebæk, Department of Landscape Architecture, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Post Doctor Ingeborg Pedersen, Department of Landscape Architecture, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Post Doctor Anne Marie Mork Rokstad, National Advisory Unit on Aging and Health
The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:29, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1357-3.