Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee
Associate Professor of Digital Health & Education and Head of Digital Education
Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences
Head of Digital Education
University Board of Governors
University Internationalisation Group
FoMD Faculty Board
FoMD PGT Committees
PedRIO Steering Group
FoMD Faculty IT Committee
BMBS Programme committee
PDS Dental School Programme committee
FoMD Distance Learning Taskforce
FoMD Student Voice Working Group
FoMD Technology Enhanced Learning Resources Policies and Procedures Working Group
BEng, MSc, PCHE, PhD, MBCS, FHEA
Fellow - Higher Education Academy
Professional Member - British Computer Society
Member - Association of Learning Technology, UK
Member - European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning
Fellow - British Insititute of Learning and Development (2009-2013)
Teaching interests focused on the following areas:
- Technology Enhanced Learning and Simulation
- Health Informatics & Digital Health
- Research Methods and Ethics
- Human Computer Interaction
Research focussed on the design, development and evaluation of
- technology enhanced learning interventions
- eHealth and health informatics
Current research activities:
- If and how rapidly evolving digital technologies facilitate capacity building for sharing and consuming practices of technology use in healthcare and Education?
- Improving the use, adoption and diffusion of decentralised and disruptive technologies to deliver contextual and personalised healthcare/learning
- Exploring and addressing evaluation challenges across increasingly distributed technology ecosystems
- Exploring the impact of culture on evolving digital solutions
Research Supervision Interest in eHealth, Human Computer Interaction & Technology Enhanced Learning.
- Usability, user experience and effectiveness of technologies (eHealth/educational), social network analysis, analytics and personalised digital environments
- Computer supported collaborative work in the healthcare/learning domain
- Innovation and creative techniques for open standards based socio-technical systems
OpenEHR within a mature NHS Ecosystem The Plymouth Perspective (2018) - https://goo.gl/JhmqLF
Games and Simulation Enhanced Learning (2017) - https://goo.gl/QJHRHh
Personal Learning Environments (PLE) Conference http://pleconf.org
- 2012 (Aveiro) and 2014 (Tallinn) - Organisation committee
- 2013 (Berlin) - Programme chair
Assessment and Technology in healthcare education conference - 2014 (Plymouth)
Sebastian Stevens (2016-2019) - The Impact of Social Relationships on Multi-Source Feedback Assessments: SNA Study
Zoe Doran (2017-2020) - Exploring key determinants of eHealth innovation
Inocencio Maramba (2018-2021) Improving Usability Maturity in the eHealth Development Ecosystem Through Collaborative Action Research
Grants & contracts
Evaluating online consultations in Devon and Cornwall (SW ASHN), £75k (2018)
Patient Flow Management in Primary Care (2018) [£28k]
E-health Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall & Scilly (EU ERDF), £2.7M (2017) [£400k]
Technology Enhanced Cannulation Training, BD, £30k (2016)
Immersive Virtual Reality and Digital Health, Torbay Horizon Centre, £40k (2016)
Using immersive game enhanced virtual reality for healthcare and community education in Sierra Leone, THET, £136k (2015)
Modelling Spiral Curriculum online using Cognitive Task Analysis, £8k (2015)
Developing Distribute Simulation for IPC training in Liberia, MMEI, £64 (2015)
Inter-professional Education using Virtual patient, PeDRIO, £9k (2015)
Student-led podcasting for clinical education, Division of Medical Education, PMS, £6k (2014)
Immersive Dental Education using Dome technology, Wrigley Foundation, £104k (2013)
Patient and Public Involvement in Regulation, RST, Department of Health. £20k (2013)
Key publications are highlightedJournals
2019 'Methods of Usability Testing in the Development of eHealth Applications: A Scoping Review' International Journal of Medical Informatics , DOI PEARL
2018 'Validation of Multisource Feedback in Assessing Medical Performance: A Systematic Review' Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 38, (4) PEARL
2016 'Application of Rasch analysis in the development and psychometric evaluation of dental undergraduates preparedness assessment scale' European Journal of Dental Education , DOI PEARL
2016 'Key points to facilitate the adoption of computer-based assessments' Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development 3, 77-77 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
2016 'Health Worker Focused Distributed Simulation for Improving Capability of Health Systems in Liberia' Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 11, (2) 75-81 , DOI PEARL
2016 'Interpreting multisource feedback: online study of consensus and variation among GP appraisers' British Journal of General Practice 66, (645) e277-e284 , DOI PEARL
2016 'Experience of Using Simulation Technology and Analytics During the Ebola Crisis to Empower Frontline Health Workers and Improve the Integrity of Public Health Systems' Procedia Engineering 159, 44-52 Publisher Site , DOI
2013 'Personal Learning Environments in the workplace: An exploratory study into the key business decision factors' International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE) 4, (4) , DOI
2019 'Distributed Simulation' in Forrest K; McKimm J Healthcare Simulation at a Glance John Wiley & Sons
2019 'Social Capital Theory as a Framework for Stakeholder Connectivity Within an eHealth Innovation Ecosystem: a Case Study of the EPIC Project' 4th European Conference in Social Networks, Zurich 09/09/2019 12/09/2019
2019 'Using Longitudinal Social Network Methods to Evaluate the Impact of eHealth Innovation Ecosystem Development: A Case Study of the EPIC project' XXXIX Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Montréal, Québec, Canada 18/06/2019 23/06/2019
2018 'Exploring the association between social relationships and trust on assessor selection for colleague feedback assessments within UK medicine' XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference. Utrecht, The Netherlands 26/06/2018
2018 'Multisource Feedback and the Validity of Self-Selection: A Social Network Analysis in Primary Healthcare' ASME Annual Scientific Meeting. Sage, Gateshead 11/07/2018
2017 'The Impact of Social Relationships on Multi-Source Feedback Assessments for UK General Practitioners: A Social Network Analysis' European Conference on Social Networks Mainz, Germany. 26/09/2018 29/08/2018
2016 'Student Perceptions towards Responseware in a Team Based Learning setting' ALT Annual Conference 2016 Warwick
2016 'Distributed simulation using a virtual reality platform for improving skills in infection prevention control (IPC) during an Ebola outbreak' Association for Medical Education in Europe Conference Barcelona
2016 'Personalised recall app for enhancing medical knowledge retention: A pilot study' The Association for Study of Medical Education Annual Conference. Belfast
2016 'Engaged student learning: How we did it' Canadian Conference for Medical Education 2016 Montreal 16/04/2016 19/04/2016
2016 'Team-based learning as a formative assessment tool for consolidation week at Plymouth Peninsula School of Medicine' Ottawa 2016 Perth Western Australia 19/03/2016 23/03/2016 PEARL
2016 'Development of Team-Based Learning as a Formative Assessment Tool during the First Consolidation Week at Peninsula School of Medicine, Plymouth, UK' 17th Ottawa Conference Perth, Australia
2016 'Using Simulation Technology and Analytics During The Ebola Crisis To Empower Frontline Health Workers, and Improve the Integrity of Public Health Systems'
2015 'Development of a Scale to Measure Preparedness of New Dental Graduates: Results of a Pilot Study'
2015 'QuizIt – crowdsourcing personalised formative assessments'
2015 'Remote Agile Development facilitating Distributed Simulation (RADDS) for rapid Infection Prevention & Control: EBOLA case study'
2015 'Using Agile to deliver a new Digital Learning Environment: Lessons Learned'
2015 'Virtual learning and distributed simulation to transform pedagogy applied to infection control training in West Africa'
2014 'Development of an online resource to support GP appraisers in the interpretation of multisource feedback and explore the potential for standard-setting'
2014 'Students’ perception towards the use of interactive comic strips in improving understanding of medical concepts: A case study'
2014 'The use of virtual patients to promote inter-professional learning'
2013 'A working environment for Problem Based Learning facilitators'
2013 'Computer vision based emotion awareness to enhance social processes within Personalised Learning Environments'
2013 'Demystifying Personal Learning Environments: A Systems perspective'
2013 'Enabling personalised delivery of clinical education in cities of future'
2013 'Towards a PLE approach, are we ready: a case study of university students’ digital skills and access to technologies'
2013 'Virtual Patients : A tool for inter-professional learning for dental and medical students'
2012 'Enhancing Self Regulated Learning skills for improved PLE use: A Problem Based Learning approach' Personal Learning Environment Conference Aveiro, Portugal Aveiro Publisher Site
2012 'The impact of culture on personalization of learning environments: Some theoritical insights' Personal Learning Environment Conference Aveiro, Portugal Aveiro Publisher Site
2012 'The Social Requirements Engineering Approach to Developing a Large-scale Personalised Learning Environment Infrastructure' 7th European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning Saarbrücken, Germany 18/09/2012 21/09/2012 Saarbrücken Springer Berlin Heidelberg 194-207 , DOI
2011 'Towards Responsive Open Learning Environments: the ROLE Interoperability framework' 6th European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2011 Palermo, Italy Springer Berlin Heidelberg 125-138 , DOI
2011 'A framework for the adoption and diffusion of Personal Learning Environments in commercial organisations: an exploratory study in the learning and development sector in the UK' 1-13 Publisher Site
2019 Developing the eHealth sector in Cornwall. Plymouth, UK University of Plymouth PEARL
2014 Patient and public involvement in medical revalidation. Revalidation Support Team