Next in the valued adviser line is Pepijn van de Ven.
Pepijn van de Ven is a Professor in AI in the department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Limerick (UL), Director of the D2iCE research group ( and was President of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions ( from Jan 2021 to Dec 2022.

Pepijn has secured numerous national and international research awards totalling more than €2.2 million in funding to UL and is currently UL lead on the Innovation Fund Denmark funded Personal project led by Syddansk Universitet – University of Southern Denmark. Pepijn’s research interests are the application of artificial intelligence and hashtagmachinelearning in internet interventions with a particular focus on the area of eMental Health. Furthermore Pepijn has a keen interest in mobile app development for the Android OS.

Relevante publicaties:
Scazufca , M, Nakamura , CAN, Seward, N, Vinicius Nadaleto Didone, T, Azvedo Moretti, F, da Costa, MO, Hudson Querioz de Souza, C, Macias de Oliveira, G, Souza dos Santos, M, Aragona Pereira, L, Mendes de Sa Martins, M, van de Ven, P, Hollingworth, W, Peters, TJ & Araya, R 2024, ‘Self-help mobile messaging intervention for depression among older adults in older adults in resource-limited settings: a randomized controlled trial’, Nature Medicine.

Glavin D, Grua EM, Nakamura CA, Scazufca M, Ribeiro dos Santos E, Wong GHY, Hollingworth W, Peters TJ, Araya R, Van de Ven P
Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item Pairing Predictiveness for Prescreening Depressive Symptomatology: Machine Learning Analysis
JMIR Ment Health 2023;10:e48444
doi: 10.2196/48444