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Imperial College study shows coronavirus antibody prevalence falling in England

Tests on more than 365,000 people in England between 20 June and 28 September have shown that the antibody response to the virus that c...

  • 27/10/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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Five tips for involving patients and the public in research remotely: Insights from Covid-19

In April of this year, I was fortunate enough to receive Newcastle University’s Tilly Hale Award. The Tilly Hale award provides seed fu...

  • 20/07/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health
  • Riona Mc Ardle

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COVID-19 Community Involvement Update: Poor communication and lack of practical guidance highlighted as key concerns

The Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) at Imperial College London are developing research to explore and understand people’s vie...

  • 06/04/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Healthy living & wellbeing

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Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequalities in later life

Thank you all for coming along to our first Research and Innovation matters event of 2020. Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequal...

  • 19/02/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Carers, Healthy living & wellbeing, Social Care
  • Charlie Wilkinson

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WHO is establishing technical advisory group and roster of experts on digital health

WHO is establishing a global multi-disciplinary technical group to advise us on issues related to digital health. WHO’s newly-establis...

  • 02/09/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health

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Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women wi...

  • 07/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Big Data & Digital Health

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WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions

WHO today released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, table...

  • 18/05/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Older people are more digitally savvy, but aged care providers need to keep up

Older adults are more digitally connected than ever, even though their uptake of internet-based technologies remains lower than for you...

  • 05/04/2019
  • Big Data & Digital Health, Ageing, Carers, Culture & Society

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Bereaved who take comfort in digital messages from dead loved ones live in fear of losing them

The internet is changing how we converse with the dead. While the bereaved have traditionally visited graves or burial sites to talk to...

  • 03/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Big Data & Digital Health

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New report on emerging technologies to help older Americans maintain independence

On March 5, 2019, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report designed to identify innovations with the p...

  • 31/03/2019
  • Ageing, Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport, Health & wellbeing, Big Data & Digital Health

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Sight-saving imaging tool wins Imperial’s biggest startup competition

A team of Imperial students are hoping to make avoidable blindness a thing of the past with a revolutionary imaging tool. VUI Diagnost...

  • 25/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Eyes, Big Data & Digital Health

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