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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
  • Interdisciplinary International Graduate Summer School “RRI and Future-Making: Responsibility through Anticipation”
    Event

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
  • Elected member of the S.NET board

Fields of work

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

Selected external publications

Bolz, K.; Coenen, Chr.; Honné, H.; Maia, M.J.F.
Obstacles to RRI in synthetic biology. Vortrag auf dem Annual S.NET Meeting 2018, Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

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.
Engaging with stakeholders - Feedback from the co-creation PRISMA events. Vortrag auf der S.NET Conference 2018 "Anticipatory Technolgies: Data and Disorientation", Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
Going beyond the usual: Practices of innovation and responsibility in industry. In: European Sociological Association (ESA), University of Ljubljana (Hrsg.): Book of Abstracts: Workshop "Critical engagement vs. technophobia: The risks of emerging technologies", Ljubljana, Slowenien, 11.-12.10.2018. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2018, S. 13-14

Maia, M.J.F.
Piloting RRI in industry: A roadmap for transformative technologies (Project overview). Vortrag auf der International Graduate Summer School. San Sebastian, Spanien, 10.-14.09.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
Piloting RRI in industry: A roadmap for transformative technologies - Project overview and introduction to the interactive sessions. Vortrag auf dem Co-Creation Dialogue: A Roadmap to Foster Social Value in Business, Research and Innovation Strategies, Mailand, Italien, 30.-31.10.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
Piloting RRI in industry: A roadmap for transformative technologies. Project overview. Vortrag auf der S.NET Conference 2018 "Anticipatory Technolgies: Data and Disorientation", Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
RRI in industry: Synthesis report on the stakeholder dialogues of the PRISMA project. TATuP - Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis 27(2018)2, S. 77-79, DOI: 10.14512/tatup.27.2.77
Volltext/htm

Maia, M.J.F.; Nierling, L.
Assistive technologies for the inclusion of people with disabilities: Perceptions, needs and social-ethical challenges. Vortrag auf der EASPD International Conference 2018 "Technology and Digitalisation in Social Care. The Impact on Education, Employment and Independent Living", Barcelona, Spanien, 04.-05.10.2018

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

Recent publications

Maia, M.J.F.
Responsible research and innovation in industry. Vortrag im Rahmen des Besuches von Studenten der Bauman Moscow State Technical University am KIT Campus Süd, Karlsruhe, 22.01.2019

Maia, M.J.F.; Coenen, Chr.
Final report on the stakeholder dialogues. Brüssel: Europäische Union 2018
(Deliverable 4.2)
Volltext/pdf

Nierling, L.; Maia, M.J.F.
Assistive Technologien für Menschen mit Behinderung. Ergebnisse einer europäischen Studie. Vortrag auf der Fachmesse REHAB - Forum Bauen & Wohnen, Karlsruhe, 16.05.2019

Pimponi, D.; Porcari, A.; Borsella, E.; Klaassen, P.; Maia, M.J.F.; Mantovani, E.
Responsible research and innovation: Analysing costs and benefits of RRI implementaion in industrial context. Posterpräsentation auf der 13th International Conference on Society & Materials (SAM13), Pisa, Italien, 20.-21.05.2019

Bolz, K.; Coenen, Chr.; Honné, H.; Maia, M.J.F.
Obstacles to RRI in synthetic biology. Vortrag auf dem Annual S.NET Meeting 2018, Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

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.
Engaging with stakeholders - Feedback from the co-creation PRISMA events. Vortrag auf der S.NET Conference 2018 "Anticipatory Technolgies: Data and Disorientation", Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
Going beyond the usual: Practices of innovation and responsibility in industry. In: European Sociological Association (ESA), University of Ljubljana (Hrsg.): Book of Abstracts: Workshop "Critical engagement vs. technophobia: The risks of emerging technologies", Ljubljana, Slowenien, 11.-12.10.2018. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2018, S. 13-14

Maia, M.J.F.
Piloting RRI in industry: A roadmap for transformative technologies (Project overview). Vortrag auf der International Graduate Summer School. San Sebastian, Spanien, 10.-14.09.2018

Maia, M.J.F.
Piloting RRI in industry: A roadmap for transformative technologies - Project overview and introduction to the interactive sessions. Vortrag auf dem Co-Creation Dialogue: A Roadmap to Foster Social Value in Business, Research and Innovation Strategies, Mailand, Italien, 30.-31.10.2018

List of publications at ITAS