From sensors to artificial intelligence: creating dementia-friendly ‘Healthy Homes’ as intelligent environments that transform and personalise care.
This interdisciplinary and innovative centre catalyses the development of the necessary technology and data science. They will optimise these technologies in a model home environment, deploy them in real-world evaluation studies and then, having established an evidence base, deliver them to people with dementia and their carers. The centre will:
The UK DRI Care, Research & Technology Centre is looking to appoint two outstanding junior doctors to the roles of Clinical Research Fellows in the lab of centre director Prof David Sharp. The UK DRI Care, Research & Technology Centre combines sensor systems and behavioural assessment, machine learning / AI, and human compatible robotics with classic interventions, and trials them directly in patients’ homes. You will work with the UK DRI team to support clinical aspects of the work, which will include new technology, advanced neuroimaging and fluid biomarker assessment. You will have the opportunity to develop a research project and will be encouraged to undertake a PhD, applying for additional funding if required. You will have a medical qualification with registration at the General Medical Council, a strong academic record and some post-registration experience. Your ability to conduct a detailed review of recent literature and to synthesise concepts from the review to define new questions for further investigation is essential to this role. Ref: MED01655, Closing date: 19 FebruaryApply to centre