Digital: the new frontier in healthcare

Everything is affected by the digital revolution. The opportunities for improving healthcare could be extraordinary. Interdisciplinary research is key to this. The UCL Festival for Digital Health will connect UCL’s world-class research in computer science, engineering, medicine and health service delivery. Together they can have a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. Collaborations across engineering and healthcare will make UCL a leading institution for Digital Health research. Join us to discover new technologies, Share achievements, Network with staff, industry and healthcare and Create new collaborations – a new momentum!

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Caroline Wood

Position: Assistant Director
Affiliation: UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Caroline is Assistant Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change and a Senior Research Associate in UCL’s Health Psychology Research Group. Her current role involves co-ordinating the Centre’s academic activities, training, teaching and events programmes. Her first role with the team at UCL was as lead researcher for the Behaviour Change Techniques (BCT) Taxonomy project. Her research interests focus around behaviour change methodology, intervention design, evaluation, and in the design and development of digital interventions to change behaviour. She is involved in research to explore the effectiveness of graphic anti-smoking warnings in prompting smokers to quit smoking and how exposure to warnings can impact upon the smoker-non-smoker intergroup relationship.