Featured in the tbs news!

posted Jun 15, 2017, 11:46 PM by Moon Choi   [ updated Jun 15, 2017, 11:48 PM ]

Sungjae is currently doing a community-based participatory research, living with older couples in Seoul, as a part of our research project funded by the National Research Foundation of Korea for the spring semester of 2017.   He gave a presentation about his experience at the Seoul 50 Plus Foundation on June 14th, and it was featured in the tbs news:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUumdjpXyDM


Developing an indoor wheelchair for older adults living in nursing facilities

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:47 PM by Moon Choi   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 2:57 AM ]

Our team--consisting of five undergraduate students majoring in mechanical engineering, YBSOFT (a company specialized in fall prevention wheelchairs), Tae Kyung (TA), and Prof. Choi--has successfully completed a project to develop an indoor wheelchair for older adults living in nursing facilities.  This project was a part of Multidisciplinary Capstone Design for the spring semester of 2017.  

Joining the editorial board of the Journal of Transport & Health

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:46 PM by Moon Choi

Prof. Choi has joined the editorial board of the Journal of Transport & Health (SSCI) as the first Asian scholar. 

The Journal of Transport & Health (JTH) is devoted to research on the many interactions between transport and health, including the impacts on public health and inequalities of active modes of transport as well as community severance; and factors affecting transport choices such as urban forms, age, disability and socio-economic inequalities.
 
https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-transport-and-health/editorial-board

 Cover image Journal of Transport & Health

A film review entitled, "Old Partner" released from The Gerontologist

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:46 PM by Moon Choi

Jung-Min and Prof. Choi have published a review of Korean documentary film about aging, "Old Partner" (original  title - Wonangsori) from The Gerontologist.
 
The film is available for viewing at https://youtu.be/OFP0mX2u43k

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Talk at the United Nations University

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:45 PM by Moon Choi

Prof. Choi gave a talk entitled, "Sustainable Development Goals" at the United Nations University Computing & Society.

Research Boot Camp in February 2017

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:43 PM by Moon Choi   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 2:58 AM ]

Dr. Matt Lohman from Dartmouth College visited KAIST on 2/20-26 and co-lead the "Research Boot Camp: Research Methods and Social Statistics" with Prof. Choi.  


 

Article on a critical perspective on prosthetic arms came out from Disability & Society

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:42 PM by Moon Choi

Edrick Kwekan undergraduate student and intern at AT Policy Lab in 2015, and Prof. Choi have published a position paper entitled, "Is a prosthetic arm customized PRADA? A critical perspective on the social aspects of prosthetic arms" from Disability & Society.  This paper is one of the results from Edrick's Undergraduate Research Participation (URP) work with Prof. Moon Choi. Congratulations! 
 

AT Policy Lab's visit to SFI-The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:42 PM by Moon Choi   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 3:03 AM ]

AT Policy Lab visited SFI-The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark in September 2016 and had an international seminar on "Digitalization of Welfare in Ageing Societies" supported by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science.  A special thank you to Dr. Anu Siren for the invitation!


Internship at the UN

posted Jun 9, 2017, 6:41 PM by Moon Choi   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 3:04 AM ]

Yu Min has won an internship opportunity at the United Nations through international competitions. She worked at the UN ESCAP Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia (SRO-ENEA) located in Incheon, Korea as a Public Information intern in Fall 2016. She was in charge of writing daily news and weekly events briefings as well as assisting with the preparations for the UN Day events in October 2016.



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