Monday, 18 June 2018

New Assistive Switch for People with Severe Disabilities Launched in UK

The Emego Switch in action


A brand new assistive technology switch, Emego, which gives people with severe disabilities and brain injuries the ability to control communication software with a twitch of a muscle, is now available in the UK.

Friday, 15 June 2018

New Paper Published by CATCH members


CATCH members, Dr Sarah Hargreaves and Professor Peter Bath, have had a paper published in the Journal of Internet Medical Research.

CATCH Professor addresses United Nations on Assistive Technology

Professor Luc de Witte

CATCH Professor Luc de Witte has been addressing a session of the United Nations in New York.

Robotics for Care Workshop 20th June 2018

Please join us for an exciting workshop in which we will tap into the vast potential of Robotics for Care.

Transforming the lives of Patients with Motor Neurone Disease

Professor Chris McDermott


CATCH members Chris McDermott, Simon Judge and Zoe Clarke have been involved with the design of a revolutionary neck collar designed to ease pain and make everyday tasks easier for people living with motor neurone disease (MND).

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

CATCH Professor recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours



Warm congratulations to CATCH Professor Pam Enderby who has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding contributions to healthcare.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Music, Robotics and AI for Care: Using Technology to Bring Music into the Lives of People in Care



CATCH has announced an exciting workshop that will form part of its renowned Networking Lunch series.

CATCH Networking Lunch Explores Human Communication



Members of the CATCH community and collaborators gathered for a special networking lunch based around the theme of Human Communication.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Recent publications by CATCH researchers


Here are the latest papers published by CATCH researchers, including an article co-authored by Prof Luc de Witte in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

CATCH celebrates European Day of Speech and Language Therapy


Members of CATCH celebrated the European Day of Speech and Language Therapy on March 6 by raising awareness about communication disorders at the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union.