News tagged with: centre-for-health-technology
Robot research offering comfort to care home residents
PhD student Hannah Bradwell is exploring how robots offer comfort to care home residents – and whether they can be affordable for small budgets.
Project explores potential for digital technologies to create inclusion and opportunities in Devon and Cornwall
University of Plymouth news: The ICONIC project aims to find ways of engaging older generations with digital content – and encouraging younger generations to create it
'Peripheral' economies and the crisis
Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee, Head of Digital Education and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Technology at the University of Plymouth shares his thoughts on the future of peripheral economies in a post-COVID and BREXIT world.
Shift the paradigm from disease to wellbeing
Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee, Head of Digital Education and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Technology at the University of Plymouth discusses the concept of 'The Economy of Wellbeing' and why this approach is so important post-COVID
Harnessing the social capital of ageing populations in rural communities to foster innovation
With a wealth of life and professional experience, older people could hold the key to revitalising rural communities, researchers say.
Bringing digital healthcare to an ageing population – University to launch regional technology network
The University is launching the South West Interdisciplinary Technology Consortium for Health and care (SWITCH) on Monday 8 July.
Research explores if artificial intelligence can support safer prescribing for people with intellectual disabilities and epilepsy
University of Plymouth - Research explores if artificial intelligence can support safer prescribing for people with intellectual disabilities and epilepsy
Study explores links between people taking multiple medications and dementia
New research led by the University of Plymouth shows that people with dementia are likely to have taken more than three medications for other health conditions in the five years directly before their diagnosis
Researchers to update app that identifies serious sickness in young babies
A smartphone app that aims to identify seriously ill young babies is being upgraded to provide increased support to parents and carers.
UK-first disinfection robot could enable more medical procedures and help cut waiting lists
A robot that decontaminates air is being trialled in a Cornish hospital – with early results suggesting it could reduce room downtime in critical parts of the hospital by more than 60%.
New study finds care home residents benefit from robot pets
University of Plymouth news: Robot pets help the wellbeing of care home residents and those with dementia.
Partnership provides 20,000 recyclable face shields for COVID-19 essential staff
Engineers at the University of Plymouth are working alongside staff from Plympton-based Prestige Packaging to design and manufacture a new series of recyclable face shields for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.