Medical simulation and imaging

The HIT Team has a long-running track record in the field of task and usability analyses in support of surgical training technologies, from keyhole surgery and mastoidectomy to operating theatre robotics, and the Team’s personnel are involved with the North of England Wolfson Centre for Human Centred Medical Technologies, based at Manchester’s Royal Infirmary and the Programme Advisory Committee for the Department of Health’s New and Emerging Technologies (NEAT) Initiative.

Medical simulation and imaging

Other major interests include medical (radiological) imaging, bioinformatics, the exploitation of the Web for medical information and training purposes, defence medicine and Virtual Reality for healthcare assessment and rehabilitation.