Thursday, 27 April 2017

Event: Grey Matters: The Future of Ageing (Cafe Scientifique)

Grey Matters: The Future of Ageing, hosted by Cafe Scientifique, Sheffield is a public event that's taking part at the Showroom Cafe Bar, Sheffield (S1 2BX) on Monday 8th May 2017.


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Join AAC talks by Professor Annalu Waller from the University of Dundee

Professor of Human Communication Technologies at the University of Dundee, Annalu Waller will be visiting Yorkshire in May with not one but two talks on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).



Join Annalu as she discusses current research into AAC and how this can impact on AAC practice. Annalu will also present her exciting current AAC project: ACE-LP

Monday, 24 April 2017

New paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)

CATCH's Thomas Webb and Mark Hawley have published a new paper in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) along with Kiera Bartlett (the first author, who was Mark and Tom's PhD student, now in Manchester). 


Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology launched at Speaker’s House

Last month saw the exciting launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology (#AT_APPG) held at Speaker's House in the Palace of Westminster.

CATCH Senior Researcher Dr Peter Cudd attended the event on 6th March, sponsored by Microsoft.



Friday, 14 April 2017

Happy Easter


We're taking a break for Easter - back on Tuesday 18th April with more Assistive and Healthcare Technology news.


Have a great Easter weekend!

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Housing and care industry must get ready for digital

A new article from ComputerWeekly.com tells how the housing and care industry must get ready for digital.
“Many of the telecare systems deployed today have not changed over the past 30 years. These systems are largely still analogue-based and are frequently incompatible with modern, feature-rich digital systems.”