Meeting on Personalised Medicine

I was very happy to participate in the REA Cluster Event on Personalised Medicine at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid on the 5th-6th November, on behalf of the AffecTech project. The meeting was organised by Laurence Marrama-Rakatoarivony. As well as hearing about the variety of innovative work being carried out across a number of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN’s), a series of roundtable discussions between policy makers and researchers explored key topics relating to …

Workshop on ML in Mental Health

Machine Learning for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Affective Disorders (ML4AD)

CfP: ACII 2019 WORKSHOP, 3rd SEPTEMBER, CAMBRIDGE UK

In recent years, there has been an increase in interest and explorations of the use of machine learning (ML) to assist in the diagnosis of mental health problems; and for improving access to, engagement with, and the outcomes of, therapeutic treatment. Research has started to explore the identification of mental health problems through inferences about peoples’ behaviours on social media, …

International Summer School on e-Health and m-Health

Thanks to funding from ACM SIGCHI and The Adapt Centre, we are organising an International Summer School on e-Health and m-Health at Trinity College Dublin, tentatively scheduled for 26th-30th June 2017. The event will be targetted at PhD and new postdoctoral level researchers in HCI, Computer Science, Psychology and the Health Sciences who are active in the area of e-Health. We are currently recruiting speakers and planning the programme. If you are interested in getting involved, or sending your students, …

Workshop on technology in child and adolescent mental health and final presentation of WHAAM project for ADHD behaviour monitoring

The event will start with a presentation of the results of the WHAAM project on ADHD behaviour monitoring. Following this there will be a mix of short talks on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, and the use of technology in the space, and some interactive sessions to discuss opportunities for future work. It will be a small, informal event. All are welcome – registration is free, but you must register by sending an email to Gavin.Doherty@tcd.ie beforehand.

This event will …

ACM EICS Workshop on Dynamic And Continuous Computer-Human Interaction

The call for papers for an ACM EICS Workshop on Dynamic And Continuous Computer-Human Interaction has been released:

http://cs.swan.ac.uk/~csparisa/cfp.html

This workshop provides a focal point to the engineering of “continuous” and “dynamic” interaction as means of interfacing with computing systems. We include dynamics because feedback from the devices (e.g. visual, haptic or audio feedback) influences our actions and changes our perceptions over time. Thus we control what we perceive. Continuous interaction is at the heart of the interaction between the …