10th June

Physiotherapy and new advances in body measurement webinar

Online Zoom Webinar

This webinar is aimed at Physiotherapy and Rehab businesses with an interest in developing their practice through awareness and potential future adoption of new digital techniques for body, body segment, and movement measurement.

Programme Information

3D imaging technology has opened up the potential for fast, accurate, and automatic measurement of the human body. The combination of low-cost imaging depth cameras and developments in computer vision techniques has brought such technologies within reach of a wider audience. We will discuss some of the work and projects we have done in this area. We will also present our work on pioneering new and novel ways of human body measurement that account for the shape of the human body as well as its size.
In recent years markerless 3D body tracking techniques have advanced how posture and movement can be assessed whilst minimising intrusion to the patient or performer. This potentially liberates practitioners from the restrictions of expensive specialist laboratories for accurate movement measurements. We will present and discuss a range of markerless application-specific tools we have developed using OpenPose that can assess human movement in sport and healthcare settings.
The webinar will also provide a brief overview of two R&D funding programmes at SHU that support business innovations in the region and may be of interest. These are the Sheffield Innovation Programme (SIP), and Grow Med Tech.

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16th July

SHU Bru 2020 - to be rescheduled, new date TBA

The National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering | 811 Attercliffe Road, Sheffield, S9 2AA

We are planning to reschedule this event to a later date in the year once we are able to safely return to university facilities, however, a new date has yet to be confirmed. New details will be announced as soon as possible.

Sheffield Hallam University would like to invite eligible businesses to SHU Brew 2020. The very first free conference held specifically for the microbrewing community in the Sheffield City Region. The day aims to present beer research, business insight, promotion, packaging & marketing ideas and to create opportunities for your business by looking at collaborative ideas and funding ventures to move your business forward.  Lunch and refreshments will also be provided.
There will also be a free beer tasting competition where we ask you to bring along a bottle of your best low alcoholic beer.  If you wish to take part in the free beer tasting competition please select 1 entry ticket from the add on section when registering your interest.

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