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Telemonitoring to support the COVID-19 Response – (Tele COVID) Pilot launched in Scotland

A key principle of telemonitoring in response to COVID-19, is that it has to be simple enough that it maximises the proportion of people who can use it, and can be deployed with minimal training given the risks of prolonging face-to-face contact. People with COVID-19 are at risk of relatively sudden deterioration in the first …

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North Atlantic Corona Challenge

The TEC Programme was pleased to be one of the partners supporting and promoting the North Atlantic Corona Challenge, organised by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and NORA, over the final weekend of May 2020.  The 48-hr virtual competition aimed to engage young people (aged 18-30) across the North Atlantic (Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Coastal Norway and …

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Technology and Social Connectedness

The potential to use technology to support social connectedness is a subject which has gained a lot of attention recently. In 2019 the TEC International Engagement Team funded the Technology and Social Connectedness Project, led by Dr Louise McCabe and a team from the University of Stirling. The project explored the potential of technology to support social connectedness for adults …

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