Dr Steven Ariss

Senior Research Fellow

School of Health and Related Research

Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Research Expertise:

  • Complex Evaluation
  • Digital Healthcare
  • Service Improvement and User-Centred Design


Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5426
Email: s.ariss@sheffield.ac.uk
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I am a Senior Research Fellow in Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield, with experience in Human-Computer Interaction, User-Centred Design, Development of New Technology, and Evaluation of Technology in Health Care.

I am Module Lead for Complex Evaluation Methods (Masters in Clinical Research), and convene a short course ‘RealWorldEvaluation: Ten Key Principles for Evaluating Complex Health and Social Interventions.

As the Health Services Research representative for Innovation and Knowledge Transfer, I am active in consultancy work with a range of public, private and 3rd sector clients.

I have a diverse ongoing programme of research, development, evaluation and service-redesign in the use of technology for healthcare, including automated data collection, electronic care records, remote monitoring and online dashboard development.

Current Research Projects:

Perfect Patient Pathway (PePPa) Test Bed (2016-2018), NHS England (Innovate UK), Co-Applicant for bid £1.8M, Principle Applicant for Evaluation (£280k)

Mobile Video Supervision: for Parenteral Feeding (MoViS for PF) (2015-2016) EPSRC Collaborative R&D award (£10.7k) (plus £24.5k matched funding)

Enhanced Community Palliative Support Services (EnComPaSS): Pilot Evaluation (2015-2016), NHS England (Nursing Technology Fund) (£249k)