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List of Workshops and events M3 - M48

This document will be an monthly updated report with all the workshops and events that have been organised by the project partners during the secondments. Also it will incorporate the events and conferences where the project has been disseminated. (task 6.1)

Dissemination and Communication plan and materials

This document will outline the dissemination plan to be followed for the overall duration of the project. More specifically, the report initially will identify the stakeholders to be targeted and the most appropriate means to approach each one of them. The report will present the dissemination activities planned, such as attending and organising events (i.e. workshops, conferences, briefings and open days), circulating frequent newsletters, publishing press releases, etc. Furthermore, the report will presents the dissemination material prepared, such as logo design, design of promotional material (poster, leaflets, etc.) and the project website. (task 7.1)

Project website

A project website will be design in the first month of the project. The project website will be one of the communication tools for the project consortium. It will contain the project aim, partners and expected results. The website will be updated with blog posts, events, plan for secondments and news about the project. (task 7.1)


The social dimension of domesticating technology: Interactions between older adults, caregivers, and robots in the home

Author(s): Roger Andre Søraa, Pernille Nyvoll, Gunhild Tøndel, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, J. Artur Serrano
Published in: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Issue 167, 2021, Page(s) 120678, ISSN 0040-1625
DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120678

The Rehapiano—Detecting, Measuring, and Analyzing Action Tremor Using Strain Gauges

Author(s): Norbert Ferenčík, Miroslav Jaščur, Marek Bundzel, Filippo Cavallo
Published in: Sensors, Issue 20/3, 2020, Page(s) 663, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s20030663

Exoskeletons for all: The interplay between exoskeletons, inclusion, gender, and intersectionality

Author(s): Roger Andre Søraa, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga
Published in: Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, Issue 11/1, 2020, Page(s) 217-227, ISSN 2081-4836
DOI: 10.1515/pjbr-2020-0036

Children’s perceptions of social robots: a study of the robots Pepper, AV1 and Tessa at Norwegian research fairs

Author(s): Roger Andre Søraa, Pernille Søderholm Nyvoll, Karoline Blix Grønvik, J Artur Serrano
Published in: AI & SOCIETY, 2020, ISSN 0951-5666
DOI: 10.1007/s00146-020-00998-w

Social domestication of service robots: The secret lives of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) at a Norwegian hospital

Author(s): Roger A. Søraa, Marianne E. Fostervold
Published in: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Issue 152, 2021, Page(s) 102627, ISSN 1071-5819
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2021.102627

Human-robot care relations: A reflection on the movie ‘Robot and Frank’

Author(s): Roger A. Søraa, Thomas E. Sutcliffe, Nienke Bruijning
Published in: Cyborgology, 2020

Queering machines

Author(s): Adam Poulsen, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, Roger Andre Søraa
Published in: Nature Machine Intelligence, Issue 2/3, 2020, Page(s) 152-152, ISSN 2522-5839
DOI: 10.1038/s42256-020-0157-6

Mitigating isolation and loneliness with technology through emotional care by social robots in remote

Author(s): Søraa, Roger Andre Fosch-Villaronga, Eduard Quintas, João Dias, Jorge Tøndel, Gunhild Sørgaard, Jon Nyvoll, Pernille Søderholm Nap, Henk Herman Serrano, J. Artur
Published in: Mobile Technologies for Delivering Healthcare in Remote, Rural or Developing Regions, 2020, Page(s) 255-268
DOI: 10.1049/pbhe024e_ch16