Public talk: Urban ageing and age-friendly cities
- Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019, 3:00 pm
- Location: Engineering South S112, North Terrace Campus
- Cost: Free
- Contact: Professor Veronica Soebarto (08) 8313-5695
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professor Joost van Hoof Professor of Urban Ageing, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Our society has it responsibilities in facilitating older people.
How can we facilitate the optimal participation of ageing people with knowledge from the domains of gerontology, social sciences, public administration, architecture and real estate, as well as technology?
You're invited to join Professor Joost van Hoof from The Hague University of Applied Sciences as he addresses this topic.
When: Wednesday 10 July, 3pm
Where: Engineering South S112 (H13 on the map)
About Professor Joost van Hoof
Joost van Hoof attained his MSc degree at Eindhoven University of Technology (Department of Architecture, Building and Physics) and doctoral degree from
Eindhoven University of Technology (in cooperation with Utrecht University of Applied Sciences and the Academy of Healthcare Utrecht) with a dissertation on ageing-in-place for people with dementia in 2010.
From 2011 to 2018 he was affiliated with the Centre for Healthcare & Technology of Fontys University of Applied Sciences, and served as the project leader of the Nursing Home of the Future Programme.
Since 2018 he has been the Professor of Urban Ageing at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands. He is currently a Partner Investigator in an ARC Discovery project DP180102019 (2018-2020) “Improving thermal conditions in housing for older Australians” (CIs: Soebarto, Pisaniello, Hansen, Williamson, Zuo, Visvanathan).