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Maria João Maia

Maria João Maia

Scientific staff
Research area Knowledge society and knowledge policy
Room: 508
Phone: +49 721 608-22249
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

since 2009 Doctoral student of the doctoral program on Technology Assessment at the faculty of sciences and technology of the university Nova Lisbon (FCT-UNL) (thesis on technology decision-making processes)
2005 Master degree in administration and management in health department services, at Évora university (UE) and at the Lisbon superior school of technology and health (ESTeSL) (thesis on technical reports in the quality and professional development context of radiographers)
2004 Post-graduation studies on administration and management in health department services at the Lisbon superior school of technology and health (ESTeSL)
2002 Graduation in radiology, at the Lisbon superior school of technology and health (ESTeSL)

Professional background

since 2016 Member of scientific staff at ITAS
2013 - 2015 Researcher with a fellowship at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), to develop the doctoral thesis and start new projects
since 2012 Researcher at the interdisciplinary centre of social sciences CICS.NOVA
2005 - 2015 Radiographer at Santa Maria hospital, in Lisbon (Portugal) (Technical diagnostic and therapeutic career)
2001 - 2004 Radiographer at Egas Moniz hospital in Belém (Portugal)

Current projects

Completed projects

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

Current positions

  • Since 2011, coordinator of the GT1 – Health Technology Assessment Working Group at Portuguese TA network Studies Group on Technology Assessment (GrEAT)
  • Management of reading lists at IDEAS/RePEc repositor: Health Technology Assessment

Fields of work

  • Technology Assessment applied to health
  • Technology decision-making
  • Assistive technology
  • Robotics in medicine
  • Nanomedicine

Selected publications outside of ITAS

Conference Presentations – Presenters

Maia, Maria J.F. (2013)
How the decision making process is made in Radiology: a Technology Assessment approach. III Doctoral Conference2013 on the PhD Programme on Technology Assessment. FCT / UNL, Lisbon, Portugal.

Maia, Maria J. F.; Moniz, A. Brandão (2011)
Methodology in Health Technology Assessment: a tool for decision support. IV Conference on Technology and Health, Guarda, Portugal.

Maia, Maria J. F. ; Moniz, A. Brandão (2011)
Competências para a tomada de decisão na radiologia uma abordagem de avaliacao de tecnologia. In: Soares de Resende, J.M.V.; Freitas, M. de Melo (Hrsg.): XIV Encontro Nacional de Sociologia Industrial, das Organizacoes e do Trabalho. Emprego e coesão social: da crise de regulação a hegemonia da globalização. Lisboa, Portugal, 26.-27.05.2011. Lisboa, Portugal: APSIOT 2012, S. 133-149, with CD-ROM.

Maia, Maria J. F. (2011)
Technology Governance in Radiology: the example of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, PhD Conference on Technology Assessment, FCT-UNL, Monte de Caparica, Portugal.

Conference Presentation (with peer-review)

Moniz, A. Brandão; Maia, Maria J. F.; Boavida, Nuno (2011)
Technology Assessment in Portugal: recent tendencies. Conferência Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal. Lisbon, Portugal. 18-19.11.2011

Journal Article

Maia, Maria J. F. (2011)
Decision-making process in Radiology: the magnetic resonance example in the TA context, Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies, vol. 7, IET, pp. 73 - 90

Working Papers

Maia, Maria J. F. (2012)
"Technology governance in radiology: the example of magnetic resonance imaging", IET Working Papers Series02/2012, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET-Research Center on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology.

Maia, Maria J. F. (2011)
"Health Foresight Methods: The example of a medical intervention in Canada and the foresight exercise in South Africa", IET Working Papers Series, WPS09/2011.

Maia, Maria J. F.; Moniz, A. Brandão (2011)
"Competências para a Tomada de Decisão na Radiologia: Uma abordagem de Avaliação de Tecnologia" [Competences for decision taking in Radiology: A Technology Assessment approach], IET Working Papers Series 02/2011, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET-Research Center on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology

Recent publications

Maia, M.J.F.
Assistive technologies for people with disabilities - Challenges and opportunities with a focus on autism. Vortrag auf der 15. Abensberger Fachtagung "Die Zukunft ist ... JETZT! Berufliche Teilhabe an einer Lebenswelt 4.0", Abensberg, 06.03.2018

Maia, M.J.F.; Nierling, L.
"We don't want to be the exception and thanks to assistive technology we are getting relatively close to being there" - Assistive technologies for people with disabilities: Technologies, user needs and political challenges. In: Bowman, D.M.; Dijkstra, A.; Fautz, C.; Guivant, J.S.; Konrad, K.; Shelley-Egan, C.; Woll, S. (Hrsg.): The politics and situatedness of emerging technologies. Berlin: AKA 2018, S. 131-150
(Studies of New and Emerging Technologies, Vol. 8)

Maia, M.J.F.; Nierling, L.; Hennen, L.
Assistive technologies for the inclusion of people with disabilities: Challenges and opportunities for employment. Vortrag auf dem Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) committee meeting, Brüssel, Belgien, 21.03.2018

Nierling, L.; Maia, M.J.F.; Hennen, L.; Wolbring, G.; Bratan, T.; Kukk, P.; Cas, J.; Capari, L.; Krieger-Lamina, J.; Mordini, E.
Assisstive technologies for people with disabilities. Part I: Regulatory, health and demographic aspects. Brüssel: Europäische Union 2018, DOI: 10.2861/364554

Nierling, L.; Maia, M.J.F.; Hennen, L.; Wolbring, G.; Bratan, T.; Kukk, P.; Cas, J.; Capari, L.; Krieger-Lamina, J.; Mordini, E.
Assisstive technologies for people with disabilities. Part II: Current and emerging technologies. Brüssel: Europäische Union 2018, DOI: 10.2861/567013

Nierling, L.; Maia, M.J.F.; Hennen, L.; Wolbring, G.; Bratan, T.; Kukk, P.; Cas, J.; Capari, L.; Krieger-Lamina, J.; Mordini, E.
Assisstive technologies for people with disabilities. Part II: Perspectives on assistive technologies. Brüssel: Europäische Union 2018, DOI: 10.2861/11162

Maia, M.J.F.
Decision-making process on magnetic resoncance imaging technology purchase: the example of the Portuguese healthcare system. Vortrag auf der 3rd European Technology Assessment Conference, Cork, Irland, 17.-19.05.2017

Maia, M.J.F.
Dialogue strategy and stakeholder mapping. Brüssel: Europäische Union 2017
(Deliverable 4.1)

Maia, M.J.F.
Inclusion or exclusion of people with disabilities? An overview of the Portuguese regulatory framework in society, education and employment. Vortrag auf der 7th Doctoral Conference on Technology Assessment, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 30.06.2017

Maia, M.J.F.
Inovação na medicina do ponto de vista das ciências sociais. Vortrag auf der PORTAL 2017 "Criar Riqueza - Portugal na Alemanha", Berlin, 03.-04.11.2017

List of publications at ITAS