Events for 01 October, 2015

Not just for the young at heart: social robots and older people.

Not just for the young at heart: social robots and older people.

 The ageing of the population, alongside an increase in frailty and cognitive impairment, makes the use of robots in the care of older persons increasingly likely.

Despite the possible benefits of robots, issues are frequently raised such as, reduction in human contact; deception and infantilisation; and loss of control and privacy. While it is important to balance care benefits against the ethical costs, robots offer opportunities to reduce dependence and engage older people...

Office of Development & Alumni review - Feedback invited

Office of Development & Alumni review - Feedback invited

The Office of Development & Alumni will be reviewed (13-15 October 2015) as part of Griffith’s regular reviews. You are invited to tell us about your experiences /views of the services provided (fundraising for students and research, alumni engagement, networking, mentoring programs, and promoting a culture of giving) by emailing reviews@griffith.edu.au by 5 October 2015. See your student email for more information.

Perspectives:Asia seminar - Advocacy and Asia Art

Perspectives:Asia seminar - Advocacy and Asia Art

Dr John Yu AC will present ‘Advocacy and Asian Art’at the 1 October Perspectives:Asia seminar. 6:00-7:00pm.