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NewMind@MEIbioeng 2016

The NewMind Network for Mental Health technologies hosted two sessions at this year's MEIbioeng Conference.

The sessions were an opportunity to learn more about NewMind, as well as hear presentations from members of the network involved in research in the field of technology for mental health across a range of different clinical and Engineering & Physical Science domains.

14:15 -15:30 NewMind & Technology for Mental Health: what works & what the future holds (1)


Led by


Introducing NewMind

Prof Chris Taylor (Associate VP Research)

University of Manchester

Workshop discussion: Refreshing the Research Roadmap

Software Engineering Challenges in Digital Mental Health Research

Dr Pauline Whelan (mHealth Applications Manager,  Centre for Health Informatics)

University of Manchester

Early signs of Dementia in Recording of User-Computer Interaction

Prof Alistair Sutcliffe (Professor of Systems Engineering, Manchester Business School)

University of Manchester & Lancaster Unive

15:50 - 17:05 NewMind & Technology for Mental Health: what works & what the future holds (2)


Led by



Dan Morley (Project & Business Development Manager)

University of Manchester

Automated Monitoring of Symptom Severity

Prof Maarten De Vos (Associate Professor of Engineering Science, Biomedical Engineering)

University of Oxford

Diagnosing mental health disorders using computerised decision trees

Prof Eef Hogervorst (Professor in Psychology)

Loughborough University

A computer decision support system for detecting and managing risks associated with mental-health problems

Dr Christopher Buckingham (Senior Lecturer, Engineering & Applied Science)

Aston University

Tactile Biofeedback for a Personalised Mental Health Intervention

Dr Eiman Kanjo (Senior Lecturer, School of Science & Technology)

Nottingham Trent University