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Xueliang Li's PhD explored how wearable technology can identify stress triggers, from pressing deadlines to specific locations, especially in individuals with high stress or PTSD.

Handling stress: using wearable technology to help people with PTSD

The TU Delft's Medisign program is proud to announce the release of the "Design in Health Graduation Showcase 2019 - 2021" - a collection of 229 graduation projects from students of the Industrial Design Engineering program that aim to improve health.

The Design in Health Graduation Showcase 2019 – 2021

All athletes, from amateurs joggers to elite footballers, experience sports injuries. What if medical professionals could predict when those injuries were going to occur and stop the damaging activity before the injury happens? In her PhD research, Annemarijn Steijlen takes a step in that direction.

Using sensors to stop sports injuries

In this podcast episode of Out of the Blue professor Richard Goossens gives answer to the question: What if doctors understood design for healthcare, and designers the healthcare world?

Clashing Disciplines in Healthcare with Richard Goossens

Professor Judith Rietjens goes into a conversation about her line of work as researcher and her double position at IDE and Erasmus Medical Centre.

Interview with Judith Rietjens: “We need to cherish the conversation again”

Think about the last time you opened a jar, wrote with a pen, or simply tied your shoelaces. These seemingly simple actions rely heavily on the remarkable flexibility and strength of our thumbs. Helen Yuan's PhD research on thumb joint mechanics aims to improve treatments for patients experiencing pain and limited mobility due to osteoarthritis.

Improving implants for a tiny joint with a big impact

In this podcast episode of Out of the Blue professor Maaike Kleinsmann will answer the question: How can design research improve our health, and is it better to design for prevention or for the cure?

A Designer walks into a Hospital with Maaike Kleinsmann

IDE Researcher Valentijn Visch designs solutions to motivate people to pay attention to their health. For this, he uses techniques such as game design and interactive storytelling.

Becoming healthier through smart game design

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