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Here are the academic research projects of my colleagues, where I made a contribution


The Buddha Research Project

The project is led by researchers Nicolas Pellerin (Psychology faculty, University of Nîmes), Liudmila Gamaiunova (Social Sciences of Religions faculty, University of Lausanne), and Buddhist teacher Ven. Losang Gendun. The main focus is investigating transformative processes in long-term meditators, and their effects on such topics as mental-health, perception, semiotics (meaning creation), and a person’s identity. More information on the project can be found following this link.


How Families with Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities were coping with the COVID-19 pandemic: An International Study

This study, led by Prof. Dr Andrea Samson and Dr Jo van Herwegen, examined how people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families across the world have been coping with the administrative, financial and social changes they likely experienced in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic More information on the project can be found following this link.


Spirituality and well-being in the elderly: needs, practices and institutional responses

The project, led by Prof. Pierre-Yves Brandt, aims to explore how spirituality contributes to the well-being of seniors residing in protected apartments and nursing homes, whether for short or long stays. It seeks to identify the religious and spiritual expectations of this population and to examine whether the institutional response to these is considered adequate. It also studies how an appropriate response contributes to the well-being of residents. You can learn more by following this link.

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