Recruiting Medical science and Data Science Students!
Applications due 6 May 2020
This virtual placement, on user-centred design of dementia friendly environments, is offered by TEDI-London (a design-led engineering higher education provider founded by three university partners – Arizona State University, King’s College London and UNSW).
Students will gain a unique learning experience to complement their university studies, expand their professional networks and learn new transferrable professional skills that will help them to stand out in the highly competitive graduate recruitment market. Student will develop their skills in:
- project management
- user-centred design & entrepreneurial skills
- stakeholder management and client work
- research & evaluation
- leadership & independent thinking
- multidisciplinary teamworking
In multidisciplinary teams, create novel, feasible and commercially viable projects in one of three areas:
1) Outdoor Environments: working in partnership with a local community enterprise, create a dementia-friendly outdoor community space.
2) Residential: working in partnership with a major retailer, create a residential dementia friendly solution, ensuring an intergenerational ‘sky city’ is integrated into the ground level town.
3) AI & Big Data: create a supportive system that would enhance the safety, support or quality of life of people with dementia and their carers within the local area.
Duration, Attendance and Course Credit
The program is conducted online, as a 6-week, part-time, flexible, project-based learning experience, from 1st June-10th July. It is led by TEDI-London and facilitated by academics and industry leads from around the world. TEDI-London is offering this program free-of-charge for UNSW students.
UNSW students studying medical sciences or data science may undertake this opportunity as a SCIF2199 Science work placement, which is a 6 UOC science elective course. Enrolment into SCIF2199 will be in Term 2, 2020. To be eligible for SCIF2199 course credit, student must:
- have completed a minimum of 48 units of credit;
- have a credit WAM (65 or above);
- have space in their program for a science or free elective; and
- be enrolled in programs 3991 or 3959, or undertaking a major in Anatomy, Neuroscience, Pathology, Pharmacology or Physiology.
Note 1: 3959 data science students may only apply for the AI & Big Data project. Students in the 3991 Medical science program or studying a SOMS major may apply for any project.
Note 2: Standard course fees will apply for any UNSW student who elects to undertake the program as SCIF2199. As per any normal course, can be deferred via HECS or paid up-front.
Please review this Information Pack before applying.
Applications are due by 11:59pm Wednesday 6th of May.
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