REPORT: Computational modelling and simulation of umbilical cord’s fluid dynamic, heat transfer and structural properties

Here is a report, investigated by Dorothea Kasiteropoulou, on “Computational modelling and simulation of umbilical cord’s fluid dynamic, heat transfer and structural properties” WG2’s Anastasia Topalidou hosted the work at University of Central Lancashire in the UK. Investigator: Dr Dorothea Kasiteropoulou, Technological Research Centre of Thessaly, Greece Date of STSM: Saturday 14th – Saturday 21st of… Continue reading REPORT: Computational modelling and simulation of umbilical cord’s fluid dynamic, heat transfer and structural properties

WG6: Cost Action IS1405 in Toronto

Pictured: Dr Anastasia Topalidou, Researcher Kenny Finlayson and Prof Soo Downe (COST ACTION IS 1405 Leader) in Toronto More than 40 active members of Cost Action IS1405 met in Toronto, Canada, at the beginning of June (2017) to present the latest research findings in the field of B.I.R.T.H. at the ICM most important International meeting.… Continue reading WG6: Cost Action IS1405 in Toronto

WG2: members publish bridge paper The Contribution of Prenatal Psychology to Our Understanding about Prenatal Dynamics and Fetal Behaviour

A “bridge” paper created by Anastasia Topalidou, Olga Gouni and Slobodan Sekulic has been published. It’s called The Contribution of Prenatal Psychology to Our Understanding about Prenatal Dynamics and Fetal Behaviour and you can download the pdf here. The paper has also been published in Psychology Research (Volume 6, Number 12, December 2016, Serial Number… Continue reading WG2: members publish bridge paper The Contribution of Prenatal Psychology to Our Understanding about Prenatal Dynamics and Fetal Behaviour

COST Action members secure project funding for thermal imaging methodology project

COST Action members Claudia Meier Magistretti, Anastasia Topalidou, along with a colleague, Franziska Meinecke from Lucerne University Department of Technology and Architecture, have secured funding of 35’000 CHF for a project on Thermal imaging methodology use for complex data management and data analysis in interdisciplinary contexts of health. This project will evaluate the impact of… Continue reading COST Action members secure project funding for thermal imaging methodology project

WG2: Grant awarded to members from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

An grant of  10.000 CHF from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has been awarded for an inter-disciplinary project with three participants from three different countries. Claudia Meier Magistretti (Switzerland), Sue Brailey (UK) and Anastasia Topalidou (Greece) will use the money for their research project, titled: Salutogenic practice in clinical maternity care The project… Continue reading WG2: Grant awarded to members from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

WG2: Members accepted for oral presentation in September at International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway

Claudia Meier Magistretti and Anastasia Topalidou have had their abstract accepted for the International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway (September 28 to 30,2016 Details of the abstract are below: Unsilencing health in maternity care, from international qualitative data to objective physiological measurements: a salutogenic approach and a critical look Claudia Meier Magistretti,… Continue reading WG2: Members accepted for oral presentation in September at International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway

Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus

Anastasia Topalidou, Olga Gouni and Ibone Olza were incited to speak at the Healthy Mothers-Happy Children conference in Cyprus in March (2016). Andria Spyridou and Eleni Hadjigeorgiou organized the conference with the support of the Psychology Department of EUC. Held at the European University of Cyprus (EUC), the full title of the conference was Healthy… Continue reading Three COST members speak at Healthy Mothers-Happy Children: Neuroendocrinological and Psychosocial Approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and early childhood conference in Cyprus

WG2: Members attend Horizon 2010 ICT in Bern, Switzerland

WG2 group members Oliver Christ and Anastasia Topalidou attended Horizon 2020 ICT – Applicants Training in Bern, Switzerland (Feb 25,2016). The event was organsied by EURESEARCH  and held at the Swiss Guide to European Research and Innovation in Bern. The two members of WG2 who attended: Anastasia Topalidou and Oliver Christ.

WG2: Members attend conference in Switzerland

STSM “Methods of physiological measurement and comparative description of women’s wellbeing in different settings of maternity care” Participants: Anastasia Topalidou and Claudia Meier Magistretti Place: Switcherland , Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, from March 6 to 12, 2016. Above: Anastasia and Claudia with the director of the Birth House where the measurements took… Continue reading WG2: Members attend conference in Switzerland