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Events

Date Event Details
26th Jun 2012 Home Care Technologies Colloquium The project held a colloquium on the theme of Home Care Technologies - A MATCH Perspective. See the colloquium description for information about the event.
23rd May 2011 Workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home The project ran a workshop on Advances in Techniques and Technologies Assisting Care at Home. See the workshop description for information about the event.
7th Sep 2010 International Opportunities Workshop A funding workshop was held on International Opportunities in Independent/Assisted Living. This was joint with the Wellness and Health Innovation Centre. See the workshop description for information about the event.
1st-5th Jun 2009 Summer School on Home Care Systems The project ran a successful summer school on technologies for Home Care Systems. See the summer school description for information about the event.
23rd Oct 2007 Stakeholders Workshop The project held a workshop on the theme of Including Stakeholders in The Design of Home Care Systems. See the workshop description for information about the event and for the workshop proceedings.
19th-20th Apr 2007 User Requirements Workshop The project held a workshop for end users and care professionals in Dundee to allow non-technical users to give their views on how home care technology might be provided. Innovative use was made of drama to help users explain their views. See the dramatisation flier for more details. PDF
21st Mar 2007 Integrated Home Care Systems Colloquium The project held a colloquium on the theme of Integrated Home Care Systems for Scotland - A Focus on Technologies. See the colloquium description for information about the event and for speaker talks.

News

Date Topic Details
3rd Jun 2014 Spoken Dialogue Corpus A spoken dialogue corpus developed at the University of Edinburgh has now been released.
19th Jun 2013 MATCH Films Online The films made for the MATCH DVD are now available online. See the project outcomes for more information.
24th May 2013 IDH Workshop Project member Evan Magill gave an invited talk about MATCH at the Institute of Digital Healthcare.
19th Apr 2013 MATCH DVD The project has now published a DVD of its research findings. See the project outcomes for more information.
23rd Oct 2012 Wellcome Dementia Conference Project member Ken Turner gave an invited talk on Home Care Technologies for Dementia Care at a conference organised in London by the Wellcome Trust.
19th Oct 2012 MATCH Brochure The project has now published a summary brochure of its research findings. See the project outcomes for more information.
10th Oct 2012 Project Book The project has now published a book on Advances in Home Care Technologies: Results of The MATCH Project. See the project outcomes for more information.
26th Jun 2012 Colloquium on Home Care Technologies The project held a succesful colloquium on Home Care Technologies - A MATCH Perspective. See the colloquium description for information about the event.
23rd Mar 2012 Care and Repair Workshop Project member Ken Turner gave an invited talk on Developing Telecare in Scotland - a MATCH Project Perspective at the annual Care and Repair Workshop.
13th Mar 2012 Colloquium on Home Care Technologies A new colloquium has been announced on Home Care Technologies - A MATCH Perspective.
9th Nov 2011 Telehealth and Telecare Event Project members Ken Turner and Marilyn McGee-Lennon gave talks at the Telehealth and Telecare Event organised by the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare.
23rd May 2011 Workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home Supported by MATCH, a successful workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home was run in conjunction with the Pervasive Health conference. Project members Marilyn McGee-Lennon and Ken Turner presented papers at the event.
29th Mar 2011 Workshop programme announced The programme has been announced for the MATCH-supported workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home in conjunection with the Pervasive Health conference.
2nd Dec 2010 Workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home Supported by MATCH, a workshop on Technologies Assisting Care at Home has been announced in conjunection with the Pervasive Health conference.
7th Sep 2010 MATCH at International Opportunities for IAL Workshop Supported by other MATCH staff, Kevin Swingler organised a session at a workshop on International Opportunities in Independent/Assisted Living
30th Jun 2010 International Opportunities for IAL Workshop A workshop was announced on International Opportunities in Independent/Assisted Living. See the workshop description for more information.
1st Jun 2010 Presentation at New Techniques for Distributed Systems Conference Project member Ken Turner gave a talk about device services for the home at the International Conference on New Techniques for Distributed Systems in Tozeur.
1st Feb 2010 Project Newsletter The project has published its fourth newsletter. PDF
26th Jan 2010 New MATCH Portal Launched Project manager Kevin Swingler created a new web portal for the MATCH community to share information.
1st Nov 2009 MATCH Invites New Members MATCH has now entered a new phase in which its work is being extended to a broader base of participants, as well as strengthening links between technologies for social and health care. See the information about becoming a member.
27th Oct 2009 MATCH at Assisted Living Workshop MATCH was well represented at a workshop on Assisted Living organised by the Scottish Science Advisory Council. Project member Ken Turner gave a talk at the event about assisted living research.
1st Oct 2009 MultiMemoHome Starts The MultiMemoHome project has started, and will run for 3.5 years. This project is a direct development from work on MATCH. It will investigate the design, implementation and evaluation of multimodal/multisensory reminders in a home context.
1st Oct 2009 Presentation at Independent Assisted Living Workshop Project members Steve Brewster and Marilyn McGee-Lennon gave an invited talk at a workshop on Independent Assisted Living about MATCH and the new MultiMemoHome project.
3rd Jul 2009 Presentation at Smart Homes and Health and Telematics Conference Project member Feng Wang gave a talk about an ontology-based actuator framework at the International Conference on Smart Homes and Health and Telematics in Tours.
5th Jun 2009 Summer School on Home Care Systems The MATCH project, with support from SICSA (Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance) ran a successful summer school. 26 students attended, with good international participation. Formal lectures were given by MATCH staff and a range of invited international speakers.
8th May 2009 New MultiMemoHome Project Steve Brewster and Steve Renals (with other partners) have been awarded 785k from EPSRC for the new MultiMemoHome project on multimodal reminders within the home. This will continue and extend the foundational work on multimodal interfaces for MATCH.
20th Apr 2009 Presentation at Healthy Ageing Workshop Project member Ken Turner gave a talk about policy-based management of home care at the workshop on Client-Centred Technology for Healthy Ageing in York.
1st Apr 2009 Presentation at Pervasive Health Conference Project member Marilyn McGee-Lennon presented a paper about MATCH at the International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare in London.
20th Mar 2009 Project Newsletter The project has published its third newsletter. PDF
4th Mar 2009 MATCH at Glasgow Science Centre MATCH now has a long-term exhibit at the Glasgow Science Centre, focusing on what telecare means for users. The exhibit features a game developed by Claire Maternaghan to illustrate telecare (see photo album, and posters describing the MATCH aims and technologies). PDF
2nd Mar 2009 Presentation at ICN'09 Conference Project member Ken Turner gave a keynote talk and presented a paper about MATCH at the International Conference on Networks in Cancun, Mexico.
2nd Feb 2009 Interview with SPARC Project member Maria Wolters recently discussed her work with SPARC on making synthetic speech easier to understand by older people. See Strategic Promotion of Ageing Research Capacity ('Latest audio files' on the right).
3rd Nov 2008 Summer School announced Thanks to sponsorship by SICSA and MATCH, the project will be running a summer school on Home Care Systems in June 2009. See the summer school description for information about the event.
17th Jul 2008 Presentation at DSV-IS Conference Project member Tony McBryan presented his work on configuring ubiquitous systems at the conference on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems in Kingston, Ontario.
15th Jul 2008 Presentations at PETRA Conference Project members Marilyn McGee-Lennon and Feng Wang presented various aspects of MATCH research at the conference on Pervasive Technologies related to Assistive Environments in Athens (see photo album).
26th Jun 2008 Theatre Study Emerging Issues The project has published an interim report on outcomes of its User Requirements Workshop held on 19th and 20th April 2007 (see photo album). PDF
5th Jun 2008 Project Newsletter The project has published its second newsletter. PDF
6th May 2008 MATCH at Dementia Workshop At this workshop in Belfast, Julia Clark and Marilyn McGee-Lennon presented a paper on 'Involving Multiple Stakeholders in The Design of Home Care Technologies'. Louise Bellin gave demonstrations of a range of MATCH solutions. See Embracing the Challenge: Citizenship and Dementia for more details.
5th Apr 2008 MATCH at CHI MATCH was well represented at the prestigious Computer-Human Interaction conference in Florence. John Arnott, Steve Brewster, Julia Clark, Nick Hine, Marilyn McGee-Lennon and Maria Wolters all contributed to this event (see photo album).
16th Jan 2008 MATCH Technology Tutorial With contributions from the partner Universities, Marc Esson and Ken Turner have created a technology tutorial to explain the work of MATCH.
8th Nov 2007 Chancellor refers to MATCH The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. Alistair Darling MP, recently referred to MATCH in a speech at the University of Stirling. "[You] are translating your academic research into commercial opportunities and jobs for Stirling and Scotland. For example, the MATCH partnership with leading companies on the development and application of assistive technology to help those with disabilities cope with everyday life." See the full speech online.
23rd Oct 2007 Stakeholder Workshop The project held a very successful colloquium on Including Stakeholders in The Design of Home Care Systems. Around 40 delegates registered for the event. See the workshop description for more details (and also the photo album).
28th Sep 2007 Project joins Telecare Programme Board Louise Bellin has been appointed to the Telecare Programme Board in Scotland, representing the work of MATCH.
21st Sep 2007 Invited Talk at SIHI Conference Marilyn McGee-Lennon gave an invited talk on Evaluation of A PDA-Based Clinical Handover System at the SIHI conference in Portsmouth.
3rd Sep 2007 Project Photo Album The project now has a photo album for a quick visual overview of work in MATCH.
3rd Sep 2007 Presentation at ICFI Conference Feng Wang presented work on Policy Conflicts in Home Care Systems at the ICFI conference in Grenoble.
1st Sep 2007 Project Newsletter The project has published its first newsletter. PDF
29th Jun 2007 Presentation at ICAD Conference The work of Marilyn McGee-Lennon, Maria Wolters and Tony McBryan on Audio Reminders in The Home Environment was presented at the ICAD conference in Montreal.
6th Jun 2007 Presentation at NOTERE Conference Ken Turner presented work on Policies for Sensor Networks and Home Care Networks at the NOTERE conference in Marrakech.
19th Apr 2007 User Requirements Workshop The project made innovative use of drama at a workshop for end users and care professionals in Dundee. See the flier for more details (and also the photo album). PDF
2nd Apr 2007 Presentation at INCLUDE Conference Marilyn McGee-Lennon presented her work on Including Stakeholders on the Design of Homecare at the INCLUDE conference in London. This work argues that more accurate and useful requirements are obtained by involving the multiple stakeholders.
21st Mar 2007 MATCH Colloquium The project held a very successful colloquium on Integrated Home Care Systems for Scotland - A Focus on Technologies. Around 80 delegates registered for the event. See the colloquium description for more details (and also the photo album).
21st Feb 2007 MATCH reaches Users Marilyn McGee-Lennon and others have developed a questionnaire to collect user views on home care technology. Over 200 questionnaires have been distributed, with results to be published via these web pages. PDF
9th Dec 2006 MATCH User Guide Julia Clark and others have created a MATCH user guide to help explain what the project can do for end users and how they can become involved. PDF
29th Nov 2006 MATCH at Pervasive Health Conference At the conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, project members Liam Docherty and Feng Wang presented their work on Services and Policies for Care at Home.
13th Oct 2006 MATCH Information Sheet Chris Martin and others have created a MATCH information sheet to explain what the project is working on. PDF
3rd Oct 2006 First Project Colloquium The first project colloquium has been announced on Integrated Home Care Systems for Scotland - A Focus on Technologies. This will take place on 21st March 2007 in Glasgow.
28th Sep 2006 BCS Commendation At an event organised by the British Computer Society, project member Nubia Gil was given a special commendation for her ideas about using grid computing in MATCH.
8th Aug 2006 Suggested Web Links A list of suggested web links has been added to help users find out about related activities.
7th Jul 2006 New MATCH Web Site A new MATCH web site has been launched, created by the Web Design and Development Service, University of Dundee.
13th Jun 2006 MATCH at BioDevice Partnering Event The MATCH project was represented at the BioDevice Partnering event in Edinburgh. This is a forum to promote interdisciplinary collaboration in the medical device industry.
1st Jun 2006 MATCH addresses Software Engineering Challenges Workshop Project members Marilyn McGee-Lennon and Phil Gray (University of Glasgow) presented a paper on Addressing Challenges of Stakeholder Conflict in the Development of Homecare Systems at the workhop on Software Engineering Challenges for Ubiquitous Computing. The theme was how to develop software systems for the increasingly pervasive applications of computing.
4th May 2006 MATCH at Innovation in Health and Social Care Delivery Conference Project members recently contributed to a conference on Innovation in Health and Social Care Delivery. The work of the project was exhibited through a poster that gives a high-level overview of MATCH: view as image, or view as PDF. PDF
10th Apr 2006 Hexawrite System Demonstrated at CeBIT The work of project members was recently exhibited at CeBIT, a leading trade show in Germany. A demonstration was also given on Channel 5's Gadget Show. The Hexawrite prototype was developed in a collaboration between the Fraunhofer FIRST Research institute and MATCH members at the University of Glasgow (John Williamson and Roderick Murray-Smith) in a project funded by the PASCAL European research network.
29th Aug 2005 New Technologies for Care at Home The project issued its first press release on the subject of New Technologies for Care at Home to announce the launch of this four-year project from 1st November 2005. PDF


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