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Dr Ivy Zhao
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Dr Yan Ivy ZHAO

Research Assistant Professor


Dr Ivy Yan Zhao's background is gerontological nursing and health promotion. She is particularly interested in mental health and cognitive impairment of older people, using digital and robotic-mediated interventions to improve heathy ageing.

Research Interests

  • Assistive robot-mediated intevention for improving psychosocial wellbeing of older people
  • Auditory-cognitive training intervention for people with age-related hearing loss
  • Healthy aging
  • Technology and aging
  • Cognitive health
  • Gerontological nursing
  • Age-friendly community in rural area

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