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On the Path to Measuring Parkinson’s Progression

So I’m happy to say that we have just got our RCUK Medical Research Council (MRC) Confidence in Concept grant to start work on a combination on voice quality analysis, expression recognition, and passive sensing – ‘Towards a mobile health device for day to day monitoring of Parkinson’s disease’ The main aim of this project…


Industrial Ties NOT Industrial Development

I was recently asked by Research Councils UK ‘What are the key future challenges that UK HCI researchers can address and how can the UK research be better placed to contribute?’ Well apart from RCUK actually funding some research I thing it is by providing the research to inform industrial development; instead of often trying to build an industrial product ourselves as a demonstrator, or indeed, as the whole project.