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new book chapter out

In Uncategorized on April 28, 2018 at 2:56 pm
  1. Wolbring G; Ball, Natalie (2018) History of Science and Technology (S&T) and Canadians with disabilities:in Untold Stories: A Canadian Disability History Reader editors Diane Drieger, Nancy Hansen and Roy Hanes, Canadian Scholar’s Press; Chapter 19 p 307-319
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new paper out

In Uncategorized on April 2, 2018 at 3:54 pm

Sadia who worked in my group from 2015-till she graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences has her first paper out on the topic she worked on. Congrats! Ian Mitchell co-supervised Sadia with me. Thanks Ian!

Ahmed, Sadia; Mitchell, Ian; Wolbring, Gregor (2018) Analysis of sudden infant death syndrome coverage in Canadian newspapers; Journal of Child Health Care, online first

Burger-flipping robot begins first shift

In Uncategorized on March 5, 2018 at 9:39 pm

Burger flipping robot  could have big impact on unskilled workers. Wondering how many disabled people are employed performing burger flipping.

new book chapter out

In Uncategorized on February 18, 2018 at 4:47 pm

Wolbring G. (2018) Prostheses and Other Equipment: The Issue of the Cyborg Athlete—Interrogating the Media Coverage of the Cybathlon 2016 Event. In: Brittain I., Beacom A. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, London, p 439-459  link

Output of our STOA (The Science Technology Options Assessment Panel of the European Parliament) project now online

In Uncategorized on January 22, 2018 at 6:34 pm

Assistive technologies for the inclusion of people with disabilities in society, education and jobs

Project team:

Linda Nierling (project leader), Maria João Maia, Leonhard Hennen : Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis/ Karlsruhe Institute for Technology  (ITAS/KIT)

Tanja Bratan and Piret Kukk (Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research)

Johann Cas, Leo Capari, and Jaro Krieger-Lamina ); Institute of Technology Assessment of ÖAW (ITA);

Emilio Mordini (RT Paris),

Gregor Wolbring, (ITAS and University of Calgary)

Funding: STOA (The Science Technology Options Assessment Panel of the European Parliament)

Start date: 2016

End date: 2017

 

Output

webpages European Parliament and   Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis ITAS

 

Four WolbPack members present at the Canadian Disability Studies Association Conference May 27-29

In Uncategorized on January 17, 2018 at 2:56 pm

Wentao Li Nicole McCarthy Manel Djebrouni and Farwa Nqv of the Wolb Pack were accepted to present at the Canadian Disability Studies Association Conference which takes place May 27-29. Cool!