Category Archive: News

Oct 03

Project meeting 4 – Jyvaskyla!

The project’s most recent meeting at the end of September 2013 saw the team gather in the beautiful lake district of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Hosted by Professor Ina Tarkka at the University of Jyvaskyla, the teams agenda was extremely busy over the 2 day meeting. Having recently received the results from the online questionnaire, the team …

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Project Meeting 3 – Maastricht.

During May of this year, the project team visited Maastricht University for the third project meeting. The meeting was held in the University’s faculty of Health, Medicine and Life sciences based on the large Randwyck Campus, south-east of Maastricht town centre. With the approaching launch of the projects online questionnaire, the key agenda of the …

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Apr 04

Project Meeting 2: Bucharest!

The beginning of last week saw the ART project team come together again in Bucharest, Romania for the second project partner meeting since the projects launch in October 2012. The meeting was held at one of Bucharest’s top medical rehabilitation centres; University Hospital ELIAS. The main agenda was to focus on developing and finalising the Advanced Rehabilitation …

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Jan 08

Introducing Ass. Professor Alessandra Pedrocchi!

Ass. Professor Alessandra Pedrocchi.   MSc Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. Bioengineering   Alessandra Pedrocchi obtained a PhD in Bioengineering in 2001 from the Politecnico di Milano. Since June 2008, she has been an assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Milano where she teaches the MSc in Neuroengineering. Her research activities are carried …

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Dec 12

Introducing Professor Panos Markopoulos!

Professor Panos Markopoulos.   BSc Electrical engineering and Computer Science, MSc, PhD Human-computer Interaction Professor Panos Markopoulos studied electrical engineering and computer science in the National Technical University of Athens and human-computer interaction in Queen Mary University of London, where he did his Masters and doctorate. He has held research positions in Queen Mary, and Philips …

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Dec 10

Introducing Professor Philip Rowe!

Prof Philip Rowe  BSc Hons Mechanical Engineering (Birmingham), PhD Bioengineering (Strathclyde). Professor Rowe obtained a BSc Hons in mechanical engineering from the University of Birmingham (1982) followed by a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde (1990). For his PhD work he was awarded the European Society of Biomechanics, Clinical Biomechanics award in 1987. …

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Dec 08

Introducing Dr Hans Savelberg!

Dr Hans Savelberg BSc Human Movement Science, PhD in the kinematics of carpal bones and the role ligaments play in controlling the movements in this complex joint.   Dr Hans Savelberg is associate professor at the department of Human Movement Science at Maastricht University Medical Centre (NUTRIM). His research has been focussed around three topics: 1) …

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Dec 06

Introducing Professor Ina M. Tarkka!

Professor Ina M. Tarkka   Professor of Gerontology. PhD. Professor Ina Tarkka is an international scientific lead in the neuroscience of human motor control and in development of neurological rehabilitation for people with cerebrovascular stroke working out of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Professor Tarkka is an expert in human neurophysiology and neurorehabilitation research. She is also …

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Dec 04

Introducing Dr Mary Gobbi

Dr. Mary Gobbi PhD Dr Mary Gobbi is one of the senior lecturing staff at the University of Southampton and is also an Erasmus Co-ordinator. Dr Gobbi is a well known European nurse education expert and researcher interested in improving patient outcomes and student/practitioner learning through competence based and student focussed health care education. In particular, Mary …

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Nov 29

Introducing Dr. David Simpson

Dr. David Simpson BSc, Biomedical Electronics (1978-1981), PhD, Electrical Engineering (1983-1988), Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice (2003-2004). After schooling in Austria, David Simpson graduated in Biomedical Electronics from the University of Salford (1981), and then worked as a mathematics and physics teacher in Nigeria. He obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1988, initiating his research …

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