GDI Hub, World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Assistive Technology



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Prof Cathy Holloway

Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for AT, Academic Director of  GDI Hub ARC and Professor of Interaction Design and Innovation, UCL.
GDI Hub Research, the Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT) and the digital transformation in the field of prosthetics and orthotics.
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Cathy Holloway

Ms Vicki Austin

CEO of GDI Hub CIC, co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on AT at UCL.
GDI Hub vision and strategy, the TeleAT initiative, Improving Access to AT and the work to improve access to assistive technology in informal sectors.View profile

Vicki Austin

Dr Youngjun Cho

Associate Professor, Director of the Disability, Design and Innovation MSc, UCL
Machine reasoning for the selection of assistive products, machine reasoning/AI expertise and user-centred design.  
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Youngjun Cho

Dr Maria Kett

Associate Professor, UCL Associate Director & Head of Humanitarian, GDI Hub
Need and access to assistive technology in humanitarian settings, contact Maria to discuss or collaborate.
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Maria Kett

Ms Aeesha Bhaiyat 

Centre Manager, GDI Hub UCL
Work related to the WHO Collaboration Centre for Assistive Technology at UCL and GDI Hub
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Aeesha Bhaiyat

Research Team


Ms Jamie-Leigh Danemayer 

PhD student and consulting researcher
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Prof Shereen Hussein

Professor of Health and Social Care Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Dr Giulia Barbareschi 

Researcher in Assistive Technology
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Guilia Barbareschi

Dr Ben Oldfrey 

Research Fellow working between the Global Disability Innovation Hub and the Institute of Making
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Ben Oldfrey

Dr Tim Adlam

Associate Professor, UCLIC
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Tim Adlam

Dr Dafne Zuleima Morgado 

Senior Research Fellow  
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Dafne Ramirez

Sahan Bulathwela

Researcher in Artificial Intelligence 
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Prof John Shawe-Taylor

Professor, Director of the Centre for Computational Statistics, UCL
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Shaw Taylor