Centre for Co-creation of Rehabilitation TechnologyPublic Launch

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration from 12:50 pm
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The Sir Jules Thorn Centre for Co-Creation of Rehabilitation is an exciting new venture. The centre is driving a revolution in rehabilitation by developing cutting edge technology through a novel co-creation approach with the  rehabilitation community.  Success for the centre will depend on community engagement. The aim of this event is to raise awareness among stakeholders: user groups (stroke survivors, carers and health professionals), researchers and industry.

The event is a seminar with short presentations from key staff, live equipment demonstration and an open discussion.
Confirmed presenters Include:
Rosie Rutherford (CHSS)
Dr Andy Kerr
Professor Grealy
Professor Rowe
Dr Anja Kuschmann, Chancellor's fellow Speech and Language Therapy

Who should attend?

Researchers and engineers involved (or hoping to be involved) in the development and testing of rehabilitation technology (everything from AI to walking frames)

Rehabilitation technology users 

  • Physiotherapists (NHS & Private) 
  • Rehabilitation Physicians (NHS)
  • Occupational Therapists (NHS)
  • Speech Therapists  (NHS)
  • People currently (or previously) experiencing rehabilitation  for a disabling condition, such as stroke

Industry involved (or would like to get involved) in design/manufacture of rehabilitation technology

Benefits of attending

This information session will provide an opportunity to find out more about how to get involved in this new venture. This might include volunteering for our rehabilitation programme, contributing to our research agenda or even testing some equipment you may be developing.


Dr Andy Kerr
Prof Phil Rowe
Professor of Rehabilitation Science

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