Chatting for Change: Research on Using Online Peer Support Groups to Interrupt Prolonged Workplace Sitting Accepted to Prestigious Health Informatics Conference

24 January 2024

ADAPT and D-REAL PhD researcher Ekaterina Uetova, Technological University Dublin, has achieved a significant milestone with a new paper exploring the use of online peer support in the interruption of prolonged workplace sitting.

The paper, titled “Chatting for Change: Insights into and Directions for Using Online Peer Support Groups to Interrupt Prolonged Workplace Sitting”, has been accepted for presentation at the 17th International Conference on Health Informatics 2024, scheduled to take place in Rome, Italy, from February 21-23. Her research has earned a spot on the shortlist for the BIOSTEC 2024 Best Student Paper Award. Notably, HEALTHINF is part of BIOSTEC, the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies.

This collaborative effort involves the below co-authors who also contributed to the success of this paper: Lucy Hederman (Trinity College Dublin), Dympna O’Sullivan (Technological University Dublin), Robert Ross (Technological University Dublin) and Marily Oppezzo (Stanford University).

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