People

Network Coordinator

Prof. Gail Mountain

Gail is a professor of Health Services Research within the School of Health and Related Related Research at The University of Sheffield. Her research interests are focused upon improving the quality of life of older people through provision of appropriate interventions, good design and by facilitating participation.

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Doctoral Students

Iñigo Casanueva (Department of Computer Science)

Mark Hawker (Sociological Studies)

Mark joined the University of Sheffield in October 2011. His background is in Computer Science and Health Informatics. His research interests are in the empirical and theoretical issues to ageing, older people and technology, in particular the domestication of assistive technologies, use and non-use and design.
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Sandipan Pal (Electronic and Electrical Engineering)

Sandipan joined the University of Sheffield in October 2011. His background is Computer Science and Software Engineering. His key research interests include computer vision, lifestyle monitoring, object oriented programming techniques, software engineering and machine learning techniques. 
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Academic Staff

Dr. Charith Abhayaratne

Charith is a lecturer within the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at The University of Sheffield. His research interests include Video and image coding, Content forensics (watermarking and fingerprinting), Compressed domain image and video analysis, Multidimensional signal representation and Applications in creative industries, security, surveillance, assisted living and remote sensing.

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Prof. Phil Green

Phil is a professor within the Department of Computer Science at The University of Sheffield. His research interests include Auditory Scene Analysis and Speech Recognition in Noise, Missing Data Speech Recognition and Clinical Applications of Speech Technology.

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Prof. Mark Hawley

Mark is a professor of Health Services Research within the School of Health and Related Research at The University of Sheffield. His research interests include Assistive Technology, Telecare & Telehealth, Digital Healthcare.

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Prof. Bill Wells

Bill is a professor within the Department of Human Communication Sciences at The University of Sheffield. His research interests include typical speech development in children and Phonetics of talk-in-interaction.

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Dr. Bridgette Wessels

Bridgette is a senior lecturer within the Department of Sociology at The University of Sheffield. Her research are focused upon social and cultural change in relation to the innovation and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). In particular, a focus on innovation relating to new media, e-citizenship and e-government.

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