DigiMedia’s doctoral students Ana Raquel Cabral and Liliana Gonçalves were awarded with the prize of ‘Best Pitch in Research Summit’ for their doctoral researches in Multimedia in Education and Information and Communication in Digital Platforms respectively.
On July 3rd, the event Research Summit 2019 took place at the University of Aveiro with the purpose of encouraging the exchange of knowledge and the presentation of the best research projects in different areas and research units. Many researchers and other entities of the academic community joined together in order to establish partnerships, celebrate research results and advance the state of the art in different topics. Prof. Ana Margarida Almeida was a keynote speaker and represented DigiMedia in the domain of eHealth with the talk ‘Driving innovation, enabling quality of life, research on eHealth and wellbeing at Digimedia’.
Ana Raquel Cabral and Liliana Gonçalves, both PhD students at DigiMedia, were awarded with the Best Pitch for the doctoral programs in Multimedia in Education (MEdu) and Information and Communication in Digital Platforms (ICPD). Their pitches entitled “Peer learning and its impact on peer teacher students’ academic performance – proposal of a procedure model” (presented by Ana Cabral, supervised by Prof. Carlos Santos) and “Sharing knowledge through digital platforms to socio-territorial well-being: the forest fires’ case” (presented by Liliana Gonçalves, supervised by Prof. Lídia Oliveira) were distinguished by their scientific quality, structure and organization of the presented work.