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Scope and arbitration in machine learning clinical EEG classification (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Zhu, Y., Canham, L., & Western, D. (2023). Scope and arbitration in machine learning clinical EEG classification. In 2023 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB). https://doi.org/10.1109/SPMB59478.2023.10372635

A key task in clinical EEG interpretation is to classify a recording or session as normal or abnormal. In machine learning approaches to this task, recordings are typically divided into shorter windows for practical reasons, and these windows inherit... Read More about Scope and arbitration in machine learning clinical EEG classification.

Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Western, D. (2023). Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education. In ICETC '23: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (78–85). https://doi.org/10.1145/3629296.3629309

Non-native speaking (NNS) students form an important part of the student population in the UK and many other countries’ higher education sectors. They face numerous additional challenges compared with their native speaking counterparts. Software to s... Read More about Exploring the potential of a pronunciation guide app to support non-native speaking students in higher education.

Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2023). Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Flood-prone places and people often face conflicting interests that hinder their ability to cope with, and adapt to, wider water security issues. To enhance capacities of these places and people, interdisciplinary researchers (UWE, Bristol) and Acta... Read More about Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Development of a framework integrating agent-based modelling, building information modelling and immersive technologies for construction training and education (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Babalola, A., Cheung, C., Manu, P., & Yunusa-Kaltungo, A. (2023). Development of a framework integrating agent-based modelling, building information modelling and immersive technologies for construction training and education. In CIBW099W123: Digital Transformation of Health and Safety in Construction: Book of Proceedings (471-480). https://doi.org/10.24840/978-972-752-309-2

Effective construction management plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful execution and completion of construction projects. However, the construction industry continues to face numerous challenges, such as time delays and cost overruns, whic... Read More about Development of a framework integrating agent-based modelling, building information modelling and immersive technologies for construction training and education.

Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health management in the construction industry: A systematic review (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Babalola, A., Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Da Silva Bartolo, P. J., Gao, S., & Perera, S. (2022). Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health management in the construction industry: A systematic review.

The construction industry contributes significantly to workplace fatalities and injuries despite multiple interventions implemented by governments and construction companies. Recently, immersive technologies as part of a suite of industry 4.0 technol... Read More about Applications of immersive technologies for occupational safety and health management in the construction industry: A systematic review.

The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand (2022)
Conference Proceeding
De Arco, L., Ramos, O., Múnera, M., Moazen, M., Wurdemann, H., & Cifuentes, C. A. (2022). The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand. In 2022 9th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob). https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob52689.2022.9925316

Functional tests aim to compare the functionality of a prosthesis with a human hand. The main objective of this work is to present and evaluate an affordable prosthesis (PrHand) built with soft robotic technologies and novel joints based on compliant... Read More about The PrHand: Functional assessment of an underactuated soft-robotic prosthetic hand.

Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning (2022)
Conference Proceeding
De Arco, L., Pontes, M. J., Vieira Segatto, M. E. V., Monteiro, M. E., Cifuentes, C. A., & Díaz, C. A. R. (2022). Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning. . https://doi.org/10.1109/LAEDC54796.2022.9908232

This work presents the instrumentation of the PrHand upper-limb prosthesis with optical fiber sensors to measure the angle of the proximal interphalangeal joint. The angle sensors are based on bending-induced loss and are fabricated with polymer opti... Read More about Optical fiber angle sensors for the PrHand prosthesis: Development and application in grasp types recognition with machine learning.

Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Pino, A., Gomez-Vargas, D., Garzón, A., Roberti, F., Carelli, R., Múnera, M., & Cifuentes, C. A. (2022). Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICORR55369.2022.9896510

Neuromuscular disorders, such as foot drop, severely affect the locomotor function and walking independence after a brain injury event. Mirror-based robotic therapy (MRT) has been a promising rehabilitation strategy favouring upper limb muscle streng... Read More about Mirror-based robotic therapy for ankle recovery with a serious game: A case study with a neurological patient.

POS0003 Development and validation of a disease specific patient reported outcome for giant cell arteritis (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Robson, J., Almeida, C., Dawson, J., Dures, E., Greenwood, R., Guly, C., …Ndosi, M. (2022). POS0003 Development and validation of a disease specific patient reported outcome for giant cell arteritis. . https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2022-eular.1769

Background Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is caused by inflammation of the blood vessels of the head and neck; patients can present with cranial, ocular or large vessel vasculitis involvement. Treatment is with glucocorticoids, steroid sparing agents a... Read More about POS0003 Development and validation of a disease specific patient reported outcome for giant cell arteritis.

Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Ebizie, N., Cropper, S., Ochu, E., Scott, S., & Pulleda, F. (2022). Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self.

Visual Snow is a neurological condition that is experienced as an ‘augmented’ reality of auras, glowing lines, depression, anxiety and depersonalisation (Solly et al. 2021). Whilst Visual Snow produces a collection of different symptoms, it is clinic... Read More about Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self.

Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Western, D., Weber, T., Kandasamy, R., May, F., Taylor, S., Zhu, Y., & Canham, L. (2022). Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training. In 2021 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB). https://doi.org/10.1109/SPMB52430.2021.9672295

Machine learning classifiers for detection of abnormal clinical electroencephalography (EEG) signals have advanced signficantly in recent years, largely supported by the carefully curated Temple University Hospital Abnormal EEG Corpus (TUAB). Further... Read More about Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training.

“It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions (2021)
Conference Proceeding
White, E., Holt, N., & Jenkinson, E. (2021). “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions. In . N. Daykin, & A. Coulter (Eds.), Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 CHW21 Research Proceedings (143-146)

Introduction The rationale for this research was to explore the perspectives of art for health practitioners about how art interventions can improve psychosocial outcomes for adults with physical health conditions. Existing literature tends to foc... Read More about “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions.

A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Zalantai, B., Holt, . . N., Chase, M., & Jenkinson, E. (2021). A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription. In N. Daykin, & A. Coulter (Eds.), Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 CHW21 Research Proceedings (153-155)

Introduction Art on prescription is one pathway in social prescribing schemes that involves referral by health workers to visual arts programmes, for individuals experiencing social isolation and low to moderate levels of stress, anxiety and depres... Read More about A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription.

“Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Holt, N., Elliot, C., & Jenkinson, E. (2021). “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme. In N. Daykin, & A. Coulter (Eds.), Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 CHW21 Research Proceedings (66-68)

Introduction As the delivery of social prescribing schemes is increasing nationally (NHS England, 2019; Fixsen & Polley, 2019), evaluation of their impact and efficacy is pressing: quantitative, qualitative and econometric (Public Health England, 20... Read More about “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme.

An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Grace, P., Holt, N., & Halliwell, E. (2021). An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence. In N. Daykin, & A. Coulter (Eds.), Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 CHW21 Research Proceedings (48-50)

Introduction The study evaluated the impact of a four-session creative workshop on well-being and mood among women who had experienced sexual violence, run through Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS; https://www.sarsas.org.uk/).... Read More about An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence.

Standards and regulations for physically assistive robots**Research supported by Lloyds Register Foundation, under the Assuring Antonomy International Programme (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Caleb-Solly, P., Harper, C., & Dogramadzi, S. (2021). Standards and regulations for physically assistive robots**Research supported by Lloyds Register Foundation, under the Assuring Antonomy International Programme. In 2021 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Safety for Robotics (ISR) (259-263). https://doi.org/10.1109/isr50024.2021.9419508

In this paper we consider the regulations that currently exist in relation to supporting people in the home and in different care settings. Using existing standards and guidelines that relate to assistive technology and care in the UK, we consider wh... Read More about Standards and regulations for physically assistive robots**Research supported by Lloyds Register Foundation, under the Assuring Antonomy International Programme.

Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Winkle, K., Caleb-Solly, P., Leonards, U., Turton, A., & Bremner, P. (2021). Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots. https://doi.org/10.1145/3434073.3444666

In this paper we apply the recent concept of robot Ethical Risk Assessment to an exemplar Socially Assistive Robot (SAR); specifically considering ethical risks posed by anthropomorphism in this context. We draw on two complimentary studies to demons... Read More about Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots.

A balanced diet for construction workers to improve safety and productivity (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Umar, T. (2020). A balanced diet for construction workers to improve safety and productivity. In F. Sherratt, B. Hare, & F. Emuze (Eds.), Proceedings of the Joint CIB W099 & TG59 International Web-Conference 2020: Good Health, Wellbeing & Decent Work

The United Nations (UN) under its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aims to protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers around the world. Although the deadline to achieve the UN SDGs is approaching faster... Read More about A balanced diet for construction workers to improve safety and productivity.

Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020 (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.

The UN WGEPAD 27th public session: "The Urgency of Now - Systemic Racism and the Lessons of 2020" was held between 30 November to 3 December. This thematic session built on the WGEPAD’s COVID-19 report, systemic racism and global protests, and set t... Read More about Public written statement to the UN WGEPAD 27th Session: The urgency of now - Systemic racism and the lessons of 2020.