Past events

How does health feel? Stretch Orchestra

Research workshop - August 2018

This workshop is a collaboration between the Royal College of Art; smart materials partner, Footfalls and Heartbeats; and a North London women’s community sports group. The aim of the event is firstly to learn from individuals how it feels to experience health data - otherwise unseen, intangible p…

Do you want to increase your success rate with research grant applications? About the course This intensive, one-day event will help you to write great research grant applications and maximise your chances of success. If you are currently working on a grant application, you will get the most from…

Sept 2018 - Exploring affective and sensory dimensions of data

How can materials be used to explore the experience of systems and technologies designed to aid behaviour change in health and wellbeing?

Organised by: Marion Lean Date: Friday 21st September 2018 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 BST Location: Royal College of Art, London Who is this workshop for? Academics, practitioners, designers, technologists involved in the development of future technology interventions, applications products and e…

Title: What does health feel like? Exploring sensory feedback from wearables Date: 20th to 23rd September 2018 Venue: Hockney Gallery, Jay Mews, London SW7 2EP Organiser: Marion Lean Further info: marion.lean@network.rca.ac.uk A public, interactive exhibition as part of Design Research Evolution …

Innovation workshop - wearables in primary care

Academic / practitioner workshop 13th July 2018

Led by: Dr David A. Ellis, Lecturer in Psychology/Computational Social Science, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University and Dr Lukasz Piwek, Lecturer in Data Science, School of Management, University of Bath Date: July 13th 2018– 1 day workshop Venue: Lancaster University Fee: Free – no reg…

Active minds: physical activity, mental health & digital technology

Academic / practitioner workshop 18th & 19th July 2018

Led by: Dr Maki Rooksby, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow Date: July 18th and 19th - 2 day workshop . Venue: University Hospital, Glasgow Fee: Free – no registration fee. More info & link to Eventbrite sign-up Direct link to Eventbrite sign-up Overview This workshop w…

Mindfulness on-the-go with Rohan Gunatillake

Public event 19th July 2018

Title: Mindfulness on-the-go Speaker: Rohan Gunatillake Date: 19th July 2018 at 2pm to 3pm Venue: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow Organiser: Dr Maki Rooksby, University of Glasgow Further info: Maki.Rooksby@glasgow.ac.uk Sign up here We are delighted to announce this public workshop…

Tuesday 20th February 2018 from 10am-4pm Facilitators: Profs Ann Blandford & Anna Cox Overview The workshop will include talks and working group activities focusing on the role of behaviour change and other theories that support reasoning about the social and community contexts within which…

June 2017: Older Adults & Physical Activity Workshop

Using technology to help older adults be physically active

On June 27th 2017 we held a workshop on using technology to help older adults to be physically active. We heard findings from some of the most recent research on the topic, focusing on different technologies, different user groups, and different types of physical activity; we learned about…