There is an exciting opportunity to join CATCH team via the Machine Learning group at the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield as Chair or Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
1 March 2016
An innovative, new approach to delivering community-based end-of-life care – developed and piloted by the South West Community Care Access Centre in London, Ontario and being evaluated by Western University researchers – is now being used by a palliative care centre in the United Kingdom. St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield, is the first British palliative care centre participating in this pioneering international project aimed at providing greater levels of end-of-life care for patients in their own homes.
29 February 2016
An exciting new position is available to join the CATCH team: we are looking for a strong, dynamic research leader. As a Chair / Reader in Health Services Research (Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare) you will play a key role in contributing to ScHARR’s and CATCH’s strategic aims, building on the existing interdisciplinary activity and expanding our world-class reputation for assistive technology and connected healthcare research.
26 February 2016
The University of Sheffield welcomed Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield on a recent visit to meet with leading health service researchers. The Sheffield MP was given a unique insight into the ground-breaking work being conducted at the University’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH).
24 February 2016
The Sheffield City Region has been announced as one of seven national Test Bed innovation centres to take part in a major new drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. Test Beds are new collaborations between the NHS and innovators including the University of Sheffield which aim to harness technology to address some of the most complex issues facing patients and the health service.
22 February 2016
The third CATCH Networking Lunch was held in the Diamond on Tuesday 26th January where more than 30 academics, researchers and professional services staff networked at the event.
26 January 2016
A CATCH project team was amongst the nine Sheffield Smart Lab winners that were announced at an awards ceremony in Sheffield. The CATCH project team that was successful was Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing or NANA for short. NANA, led by CATCH academics Prof Arlene Astell and Dr Liz Williams, is a system that monitors the nutritional intake and cognitive function, mood and activity of older adults.
7 December 2015
The inaugural CATCH Networking Lunch was a great success on Friday 26 October. Approx 40 academics, researchers and professional services staff networked at the event.
28 October 2015