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Centre For Usable Home Technology, University of York
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The Centre for Usable Home Technology (CUHTec) at the University of York
•conducts world-class interdisciplinary research to understand what people want from the technology in their homes;
•offers leading edge training, consultancy, and events.
CUHTec researchers come from the Computer Science, Psychology, Electronics and Sociology departments at the University of York. CUHTec researchers work in close collaboration with users, especially older and disabled people.
CUHTec courses are informed by our research into home technologies and telecare. They are for service development and strategy managers, operational staff and others with responsibility for telecare service planning, delivery or commissioning.
Our research aims to understand users' needs thoroughly and then to use this understanding to devise new technologies that can help.
Main research areas
Accessible technologies for elderly and disabled people
The experience of playing videogames
Basic natural sciences,Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral,Economics,Demography
Jenny Parry - CUHTec Administrator
Centre for Usable Home Technology
Department of Psychology
University of York
+44 (0) 1904 323178