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UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering

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Research

UCL researchers are working at the forefront of advances in healthcare engineering, pushing the boundaries in areas where cutting-edge engineering innovation has the potential to transform patient care. 
Prevention

Prevention

There is increasing recognition of the importance of preventative healthcare that averts the need for emotionally and physically burdensome, costly and sometimes unsuccessful intervention.

Monitoring

Monitoring

Here at UCL, we are developing a range of monitoring tools from advanced imaging techniques that help clinicians track disease progress through to wearable technologies that help patients self-manage conditions. 

Diagnostics

Diagnostics

Enabling early and accurate diagnosis of disease is imperative to improve treatments’ success rates.

Therapies and interventions

Therapies and Interventions

Engineering technologies underpin the development of most healthcare therapies and interventions. 

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Rehabilitative & Assistive Technologies

At UCL, we are pioneering advancements in the field of rehabilitative and assistive technologies. 

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Research excellence

We’re incredibly proud of UCL's accolades and status.

funding

Funding

Find out more about our funding opportunities.

Innovation

Innovation

We work with established bodies and networks to accelerate the translation of innovative research into the clinic.