Professor Emeritus Sergios Theodoridis receives the Norbert Wiener 2021 Award

Sergios Theodoridis is Professor Emeritus with the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications and he is the Director of the NKUA Press. He has been awarded with the 2021 Norbert Wiener Award from the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (IEEE) Signal Processing Society  “for seminal contributions to leadership, research and education in signal processing”. The Norbert…

Rethinking home-based settings for long-term care: the novel approach of shared living arrangements in Germany

by Dr. Lorraine Frisina Doetter – Senior Lecturer in Public Health, University of Bremen and senior consultant for WHO/Europe. The German long-term care (LTC) system was introduced in 1994, as a result of strong economic and demographic pressures which encompassed population ageing, low birth rates since 1965, and rising female labour market participation, rendering the…

Strengthening Nursing Home Policy for the Post pandemic World: How can we improve Residents’ Health Outcomes and Experiences?

by Professor David Grabowski – Harvard Medical School Introduction Nursing homes have been ground zero and the “perfect storm” for the coronavirus pandemic.1 Residents and staff in these facilities account for a disproportionately large share of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States. COVID-19 has brought into clear view many problems that have lingered under…

The Network in Delphi Economic Forum 2021

The DIKTYO for Reform in Greece and Europe was, for the fifth consecutive year, a programmatic associate of the Delphi Economic Forum. In this context, DIKTYO co-organized, with the Forum, three online discussions. 1st Discussion The first discussion, under the title «BIM (Building Information Modeling): Bringing the Revolution to the Construction Industry», opened with introductory…