Past events

Innovation workshop - wearables in primary care

Academic / practitioner workshop 13th July 2018

On July 13th 2018 David Ellis from Lancaster University and Lukasz Piwek from Bath University held an interdisciplinary meeting funded by the GetAMoveOn Network+ to facilitate networking and collaboration between groups developing health technologies and those within NHS primary care. So how did it …

Active minds: physical activity, mental health & digital technology

Academic / practitioner workshop 18th & 19th July 2018

On 18th and 19th of July 2018, Dr Maki Rooksby from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow led a workshop to bring together people from different disciplines and explore the relationship between mental health problems and physical (in)activity, and the challenges around …

Mindfulness on-the-go with Rohan Gunatillake

Public event 19th July 2018

Rohan Gunatillake is the creator of Buddhify, a meditation app designed to fit meditation into a modern busy lifestyle. He was named by Wired magazine in their Smart List of 50 people who will change the world. As part of our Active Minds workshop, exploring the links between physical activity and …

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 on-going …

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 agenda and …

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, …