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Seminar – The role of wearables and reproducible science in personalised medicine

April 17 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

All are invited to the MRC Epidemiology Seminar:

The role of wearables and reproducible science in personalised medicine

Dr Dan Jackson, Newcastle University

This hybrid seminar will be held in the IMS meeeting rooms 1 & 2, Level 4, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, and online.

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About this talk

Dan co-founded the Open Movement platform (, whose AX3 and AX6 devices have been widely used in movement research and population studies, including the UK Biobank. This has underpinned his recent work focused on movement sensing with wearable computing, including projects supporting people with conditions such as Parkinson’s and stroke. His other work involved systems to support exergaming and safe walking for people with degenerative conditions, sensor-instrumented environments that assist their users, video coaching, reflection within counselling, population weight-loss, and nutrition.

About Dr Jackson

Dan Jackson is a Senior Research Associate within the School of Computing at Newcastle University. After graduating Dan worked at Lexicle Ltd. to produce a state-of-the-art web-based 3D embodied conversational agent.

Now based in Open Lab at Newcastle, a cross-disciplinary research environment, he works on the development of research systems and prototypes, engineering solutions for projects that use a diverse range of technologies.

His primary research interests include human-computer interaction with a focus on the areas of ubiquitous/pervasive computing and technologies that support health and wellbeing.

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April 17
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
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MRC Epidemiology Unit
01223 330315
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Meeting rooms, Level 4 Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre (ATC)
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge, CB2 0SL United Kingdom
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