The Early Care Training Program website is now up and running!
Check it out at:
The Appearance Matters conference- the eighth in a row- was held between 12 – 14 June 2018. The conference took place in Bath, United Kingdom and dissemination about our project CUTTING EDGE TRAINING and COST ACTION CA16234 was included in the conference package. Great dissemination for the specific target group of professionals.
Since 2003, the Centre for Appearance Research has been running the Appearance Matters conference series. It provides a forum which specifically highlights current psychosocial research, theory and good practice around appearance-related issues including visible difference, interventions, research methods and provision of care.
Frida Felines video thesis on consumer buying behavior
Another new Erasmus+ Strategic partnership project within higher education is approved by the Swedish National agency. The project is called Up & Go and deals with people with Downs syndrom.
Lead partner is Kristianstad University, and partners are Triskelion, Down syndrom international in Romania, Downs syndrome centre of Pula- Croatia and Lithuanian Welfare Society for Persons with Mental Disability.
The project will be starting 1. September 2018.
The Centre for appearance research in Bristol has a series of 28 podcasts on appearance issues.
If you are interested, see their page on soundcloud:
A new Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project has been approved where Triskelion is partner.
Health Innovation, Implementation and Impact (HI3) is the name of the project starting Sept. 1st 2018.
Lead partner is Kristianstad University , while European Cleft Organisation, Ljubljana Stomatological clinic, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Riga Stradina University, University of Tartu and OAMGMAMR from Romania are other partners of the consortium.
The European Cleft Association is launching the new European Cleft Gateway;
The Gateway is a resource for families, health professionals and researchers. It is a comprehensive directory of specialist hospitals, doctors, researchers, support groups, scientific organisations and NGO’s that work in the field of cleft lip and palate throughout Europe. Whether you want to search for the nearest hospital or specialist offering treatment of cleft lip and palate, or find a clinician interested in the same research area as you, this is the place to do it.
An introductory lecture was given by Dr. Martin Persson about the Cutting Edge Training project, which included the psychosocial aspects for patients undergoing appearance altering procedures, for healthcare professionals in Zagreb.