NEWS | AWARDS
Patrícia Sofia Ferreira Miranda, Joana Margarida Gonçalves Aquino, Ricardo Miguel Patrício de Carvalho Monteiro, Maria dos Anjos Coelho Rodrigues Dixe, Alexandra Maria Branco da Luz and Pascoal Moleiro won the 2019 Outstanding Publishing Prize awarded by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Pediatria and the Pierre-Fabre company with the paper entitled “Comportamentos sexuais: estudo em jovens” published in The Journal Einstein (São Paulo).
Carolina Henriques, Elisa Caceiro, Maria Luísa Santos and Sónia Ramalho, professors at the Health Sciences School, Polytechnic of Leiria, saw their oral communication based on the investigation on the field of Conflict Tactics in Young Love Relationships awarded at the 10th ASPESM International Congress, 2019 which took place between October 29-31 at the Portalegre Polytechnic.
The AGILidades project from the researcher of ciTechCare Marlene Rosa received the APASD/ASTRAZENECA Award for the oral presentation entitled “Implementation of AGILidades’ protocol in people with Alzheimer’s disease at home – 2 study cases monitored by caregivers”, presented at the International Congress on Person Centered Healthcare, organized by the Associação Para A Segurança dos Doentes (APASD), Conselho Regional Norte da Ordem dos Médicos and the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare.
The Sociedade Artística Musical de Pousos (SAMP, Leiria), in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, will receive 40.600€ to support a project which aims to improve the quality of life of people with chronic pain (i.e., patients with cancer, depression and other pathologies) using music therapy. The project entitled ‘Music Therapy for people with chronic pain’ (Musicoterapia com Pessoas com Dor Crónica) was one of the 25 projects funded by the Prémio BPI “la Caixa” Solidário 2019. This project was based on a project that is already running but with limited resources. This grant will enable the institution to maintain the project running autonomously for
The CBmeter project won second place in the national competition of Poliempreende. Poliempreende is an activity organized by the network of higher education institutions. This initiative aims, through a competition of ideas and business plans, to evaluate and reward projects developed and presented by students, graduates or professors of these institutions.
Rui Fonseca-Pinto attended at ICPEFH 2019: 21st International Conference on Physical Exercises, Fitness and Health in Tokyo from 9 to 10 September presenting an oral communication entitled MOVIDA.polis: Physical Activity mHealth Based Platform.This presentation received the award for best oral presentation.