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Celebrate the European Day of Speech and Language Therapy – March 6

Members of CATCH will be celebrating the European Day of Speech and Language Therapy (March 6) by raising awareness about communication disorders at the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union.

6 March 2018

New research paper published in the British Journal of General Practice.

A CATCH research scientist is part of a team that have published a paper in the British Journal of General Practice.

1 March 2018

Mark Hawley invited to speak at parliamentary group about Housing and Care

Centre Director Mark Hawley has been invited to speak at the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Care for Older People on March 26th. The group highlights the importance of the role of housing alongside social care and health in providing greater choice and more effective support in later life.

21 February 2018

Prof Luc de Witte to speak at the social science business of ageing event

Prof Luc de Witte is due to speak at 'the business of care: social science and the future of healthy ageing' event organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences on March 27th.

21 February 2018

Mark Hawley gives invited talk at prestigious housing and care industry event

Centre Director Mark Hawley was invited to speak at the recent Innovative Housing and Technology Enabled Care Services event organised by CATCH collaborator Johnnie Johnson Housing (JJH).

21 February 2018

Communication and Control – Personal Experiences of AAC and Technology

This exciting talk, hosted by our close collaborators Barnsley Hospital, is a unique opportunity to hear the experiences of Jamie and Colin: two of Barnsley Hospital's inspirational Assistive Technology users. Jamie and Colin were both born with life-long conditions and will describe how they use technology to improve their lives.

21 February 2018

Professor Chris Whitty predicts what NHS will face on its 90th birthday

Prof Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health, recently gave a keynote speech at the University of Sheffield about what the NHS will face in 20 years time.

16 February 2018

School students inspired by robots to undertake careers in STEM!

CATCH Centre Manager Simon Butler, with help from our Pepper, MiRo and Paro robots, helped to inspire Year 7 students at Batley Girls' High School at a recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) careers event.

16 February 2018