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Centre For Usable Home Technology, University of YorkResearch Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.cuhtec.org.uk/

Description

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.

Aims

Our research aims to understand users' needs thoroughly and then to use this understanding to devise new technologies that can help.

Main research areas



  • Research Themes:
    Independent Living
    Accessible technologies for elderly and disabled people


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  • Research disciplines

    Basic natural sciences,Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral,Economics,Demography

    Contact

    Jenny Parry - CUHTec Administrator

    Address

    Centre for Usable Home Technology
    Department of Psychology
    University of York
    York
    United Kingdom
    YO10 5DD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 1904 323178

    Email

    cuhtec@psych.york.ac.uk

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