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Dr Peter Cudd celebrates Research Institute Technology and Disability’s 25th anniversary in Germany

On Monday 12th September 2016, the Research Institute Technology and Disability (FTB), one of the founding members of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) celebrated its 25th anniversary in Düsseldorf, Germany.

4 October 2016

CATCH Director, Prof. Mark Hawley attends Technology and Healthcare Innovation Symposium in the Netherlands

This month, CATCH Centre Director, Professor Mark Hawley travelled to the Netherlands to join a symposium to mark the career of Professor Luc de Witte who leaves his role as Director for the Centre of Expertise on Innovative Care and Technology (EIZT) this week to take up the role of Chair in Health Services Research within CATCH.

30 September 2016

CATCH’s Simon Judge awarded Honorary Fellowship in RCSLT annual honours

Simon Judge, Senior Clinical Scientist at Barnsley Hospital and Honorary Research Fellow within CATCH was last night presented with an Honorary Fellowship in the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ (RCSLT) annual Honours Ceremony in London.

29 September 2016

CATCH offers the last £5,000 voucher to work with industry and create a long-term partnership

The University’s Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) is offering its last £5,000 Innovation Voucher. The funding scheme was launched in spring 2016 to help launch new ventures which aim to improve people’s lives through technology. 

28 September 2016

CATCH is growing, welkom Prof Luc de Witte

At CATCH we’re growing again. After two Translational Researchers and a Marketing and Communications Officer joined the team earlier this year, we’re now getting ready to welcome Professor Luc de Witte, our new Chair in Health Services Research, on Monday 3rd October 2016.

27 September 2016

Valuing Active Life in Dementia Implementation Training Day in Sheffield

Sheffield Occupational Therapists met up to reflect on their participation in the Valuing Active Life in Dementia research study and to consider how the Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia – UK intervention can best be implemented in to UK occupational therapy clinical practice.

26 September 2016

ADHD: is there an app for that?

My name is Naomi Robertson and I am an undergraduate Psychology student taking part in an eight week research project as a Research Assistant alongside supervisor Lauren Powell and co- supervisor Dr Jack Parker.

23 September 2016

CATCH supports National Eye Health Week through co-production #EyeHealthMatters

Our sight: improving detection and support for older people with sight loss is part of the CATCH programme, “Collaboration Aiming to Build Occupational Therapy Research” (CABOT 2). In support of National Eye Health Week (NEHW), we’re sharing our findings so far.

22 September 2016