Wednesday, 21 June 2017

CATCH receives congratulations from Pro-Vice Chancellor Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

CATCH were delighted this month to receive congratulations from the Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Professor Dame Pam Shaw.

CATCH played a key role in consortia that won two prestigious funding calls and has also had papers published in a high impact journal.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

CATCH researcher Dr Steve Ariss joins ground-breaking improvement initiative

CATCH researcher, Dr Steve Ariss has been selected to join Q – an initiative aiming to support continuous improvement in the quality of care for patients.



Monday, 19 June 2017

UK Robotics Week @The University of Sheffield

As part of UK Robotics Week, Sheffield Robotics and CATCH will be hosting open labs on Monday 26th June.


Come and explore robotics research at the University of Sheffield, and how robots could impact on our everyday lives. Meet Pepper, a state of the art humanoid robot (pictured above), and find out how it could help:

  • stroke survivors to do their physio exercises
  • people to stay more independent in their own home by assisting with routine tasks

Friday, 16 June 2017

CATCH PhD student presents research at NHS Mental Health Services conference in Bristol

Matthew Bennion, CATCH PhD student attended the Facilitating Digital Innovations for NHS Mental Health Services conference in Bristol, 18th May 2017 and presented his recent research around E-therapy usage in the English NHS.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

650 participants from all over the world are in Belfast to discuss Employment for All.

The “Employment for All – A Global Perspective” First World Conference on Supported Employment takes place from the 14th to 16th June in the La Mon Hotel & Country Club. 650 participants from 5 continents will come together to discuss how to unlock employment for persons with disabilities.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Stirling University to launch home dementia app

An app to assess how suitable a home is for someone with dementia is being developed by Stirling University.


The university said it would take about 20 minutes to assess a two-bedroom home using the free app.

You can read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-40109945