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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Nadia Berthouze

Position: Reader at UCLIC
Affiliation: UCL

Dr Nadia Berthouze, Reader at UCLIC, received her PhD in computer science from the University of Milan. Her research focuses on body movement as a means to automatically recognise and modulate people’s affective states. She has published more than 150 papers in affective computing, HCI, and pattern recognition and was invited to give a TEDxStMartin talk. She is currently PI on the EPSRC funded Emo&Pain project to design affective-aware technology to support rehabilitation in chronic pain; co-I on the EU-FP7 ILHAIRE project investigating laughter in human-avatar interaction; EU-FP7 UBI-HEALTH: Exchange of Excellence in Ubiquitous Computing Technologies to Address Healthcare Challenges.