Newsletter_ @CatchShef February 2017 @sheffielduni #SFOSE #AATE2017

CATCH Newsletter February 2017

A CATCH project from our heart for the older generations:

Technology for Health and Wellbeing

Jake Andrews, Matthew Bennion and David Clayton are working with older adults to ensure technology is suitable for supporting older people’s mental health needs. They’re exploring innovative ways of applying technology in detection and talking therapy.

Read more about the THAW projects.

Get involved!

Happy Valentines Day from our AAATE2017 ambassadors and their partners. From Wednesday they will start promoting the AAATE2017 Congress. Invite them and tell your story of how you transform people’s lives! Read more about the ambassadors.

Technology; Who Cares?!

We warmly invite you to join Professor Luc de Witte’s Inaugural Lecture on Friday 10th March as part of the Sheffield Festival of Science & Engineering.

Booking required, please book here.

Sheffield Festival of Science & Engineering

Showcase of Future Healthcare
Visit our living room of the future displayed in the Sheffield Winter Garden on Saturday 11th March.

Bring the whole family to discover how new technology can help you live well and age well! (No booking required). #SFOSE

Test Bed update

As we approach the first anniversary of the Test Bed programme, it’s great to hear that patients in South Yorkshire are already benefiting from the evaluation through the first pilot.

Read more about the Test Bed programme.

Upcoming Events

Prof Luc de Witte at ScHARR Seminar Series. 14th Feb 2017
Technology: who cares?! 10th – 11th March 2017
CATCH March Networking Lunch. 14th March 2017
Mark Jayes presenting @ UNESCO World Conference in Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law, Cyprus. 21st – 23rd March 2017

More news

“Health  in Slums: Challenges and potential solutions” by Prof Luc de Witte 14/02/17

Great start to 2017 for CATCH partner GSPK Design

AAATE2017 Exhibition and Sponsorship Options Now Available!

The 2nd Workshop for the Urban Slums Project team in India

MCAST toolkit shortlisted for Medipex NHS Innovation Award

CATCH Academics’ article published in BMJ Open

First Networking Lunch of 2017 kicks off with a bang!

A message from Heather Dunn:

Good News!

Generous ScHARR staff raised £107 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital at the Christmas party – well done!

Interesting links

Robots could help solve social care crisis, say academics

Can your voice reveal whether you have an illness?

Is that fitness tracker you’re using a waste of money?

Motor neurone disease man given Yorkshire voice

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