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Sara Marsillas

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Sara Marsillas

PhD in Psychology from Santiago de Compostela University in 2016 and a Master's degree in Organizational Psychology, Forensic Law and Social Intervention in 2012. In 2015, granted by the Barrié Foundation for a stay in the Belgian Ageing Studies research group at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. Between 2012 and 2015 she worked as a research professional in training and in 2016 as a postdoctoral researcher (USC-Psicom). Her thesis project consisted in the development of a validated measurement tool for active ageing from an individual point of view, referring to the important dimensions for people. During this period she has developed and participated in projects related to active ageing, with its measurement, the use of new technologies by older people, the monitoring of the behaviour of older people living alone or the evaluation of pilot tele-assistance programmes, among others. During the same period she has acquired knowledge of co-creation methodologies such as Design Thinking. She has also worked as a teacher in the Designthinking.gal project and VermisLAB as a teacher of creativity, lateral thinking and intra and interpersonal emotional intelligence.

sara.marsillas@matiafundazioa.eus