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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Muki Haklay

Position: Professor of Geographical Information Science
Affiliation: UCL Dept of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering

Prof Muki Haklay (Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering – CEGE, UCL) is a Professor of Geographical Information Science (GISc). He has extensive experience in interdisciplinary research, and he is the co-director of the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) research group.

His research interest include participatory mapping and GIS, Citizen Science, Human-Computer Interactions (HCI) and usability aspects of GIS, public access to environmental information. He specialises in interdisciplinary research that can benefit from geographical perspectives, and in participatory research methods.