Involving Service Users In Designing their Own Sensing Technologies to Help Manage Health Problems

Dr Katie Siek, Associate Professor for Informatics at Indiana University in Bloomington presented a very inspiring seminar today that was co-hosted between Duncan and Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) and SDHI and chaired by Dr Wendy Moncur. If you missed the opportunity to attend the seminar or wish to listen again we are pleased to provide you with an audiopodcast of the event. IMG_2088

New Publication: Social context, art making processes and creative output

Congratulations to SDHI researchers Jacqui Morris, Madalina Toma, Chris Kelly and Thilo Kroll, in collaboration with researchers from NHS Tayside, Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust, Massey University (New Zealand), University of Edinburgh, University of Dundee and University of Stirling who have recently published this paper ‘Social context, art making processes and creative output: a qualitative study exploring how psychosocial benefits of art participation during stroke rehabilitation occur’ in the journal of Disability and Rehabilitation.

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Read the full article here

New venue – SDHI Research Showcase – Monday 1st December

The SDHI Research Showcase on Monday 1st December will now be held in The School of Physics and Astronomy, North Haugh, University of St Andrews from 2pm until around 7pm.  Researchers are invited to present their work and activities at various work stations.  There will be a short welcome address but mostly the event is meant as a bazaar for conversation and mingling.

If you would like to attend our Research Showcase either to present or merely to come along and see what others are doing then please register your interest with Fred Comerford (fac1 @st-andrews.ac.uk) or Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk)

Further information is available on the flyer or by contacting Fred or Rosanne

SDHI Research Showcase – Monday 1st December

SDHI is hosting a Research Showcase on Monday 1st December in The Gateway Building at the University of St Andrews from 3.30pm until around 7pm.  Researchers are invited to present their work and activities at various work stations.  There will be a short welcome address but mostly the event is meant as a bazaar for conversation and mingling.

If you would like to attend our Research Showcase either to present or merely to come along and see what others are doing then please register your interest with Fred Comerford (fac1 @st-andrews.ac.uk) or Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk) by Monday 6th October.

For further information please see flyer or contact Fred or Rosanne