...combines the expertise of three research groups at the University of Sheffield: Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group (RAT Group), the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the Telehealth and Care Technologies theme of CLAHRC YH (http://clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk/)
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
CATCH at The White Rose Dementia Symposium
University of Sheffield Diamond Building
The White Rose Dementia
Symposium took place on Tuesday 24th May 2016, uniting researchers from the
Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York to present their work on dementia.
This event took place in the new Diamond university building in Sheffield, and
included both biomedical and social science research projects.
well represented with two presentations by researchers Phil Joddrell
and Sarah Kate Smith on the AcTo Dementia and InLife projects. The
keynote presentation was delivered by Professor David Brooks of the Imperial
College London, titled 'What can functional imaging teach us about dementia?'.
There were also presentations by representatives from Join Dementia Research
and Alzheimer's Research UK.
From the White Rose University Consortium website:
"The White Rose Dementia Symposium
foster[s] collaborations across faculties and across White Rose university
members for researchers involved in the dementia field, provide[s]
opportunities for PhD and early career researchers to present their research,
and [offers] opportunities for self-reflection and presentation-skills
development to conference speakers by offering video and audio recording of