News from Digital Health

How will digital technologies change the way people live in the future?

As part of the University of Bristol Engineering Research Week, SPHERE and CDT Director Ian Craddock spoke with Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Anne Roudaut and Dave Bull on how technology will change our future day-to-day lives.

5 July 2021

Ensuring better healthcare begins at home

A new profile of SPHERE with the EPSRC explores the Grand Challenge of digital solutions to long term health conditions and the work that SPHERE researchers are doing to develop new technologies and protocols for us in the home.

3 June 2021

Digital Health Researcher Stoked to Get Funding Award

CDT Research Associate, Dr Erin Dooley has recently been awarded an Engineering Faculty Post-Doctoral Research Prize to investigate her research project The utilisation of 3D printing and rapid prototyping technology in adaptive surfing equipment designa participant-led approach.

With the help of an undergraduate student, Erin hopes to use 3D design to develop a participant led protocol for designing bespoke accessibility prototypes for surfers.

20 May 2021

Bristol technology at heart of shortlisted bid for £30 million CVD research prize

A truly ground-breaking approach to cardiovascular health involving wearable technology and sensors in the home, expanding on pioneering University of Bristol research, has been shortlisted for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Big Beat Challenge £30 million award.

24 Jan 2020

Can your home WiFi router act as a medical sensing device?

Opportunistic Passive Radar for Non-Cooperative Contextual Sensing – The OPERA project

A new £1.5M project awarded by EPSRC to a consortium led by the University of Bristol (UoB, UCL, Oxford and Coventry) will investigate if it is possible to reuse WiFi radio waves as a medical radar system.  This new activity will extend the current SPHERE programme, with both running until 2021.

9 May 2018

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