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…

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…

May 2017: 1st GetAMoveOn Symposium

GetAMoveOn Network+ 1st Symposium on Enhancing Physical Activity Through Technology - London - May 24th and 25th 2017

Our 1st Symposium took place on 24th & 25th May 2017. If you were there, you'll know what a fantastic event it was. If you missed it, the information below - published in advance of the event - sets out what it was all about. Download the symposium proceedings booklet with the full…

May 2017: Inbodied Interaction Course CHI2017

3 basics every HCI researcher needs to know about how bodies work to improve ANY design.

CHI2017 Inbodied Interaction Course 3 basics every HCI researcher needs to know about how bodies work to improve ANY design. Overview From Ergonomics to Embodied Interaction, the body is a fundamental locus of interaction in HCI research and design.  The body and all its awesome complexity, …