Digital Health: Working at the Boundary of STS and Medical Sociology
Intervention de Flis Henwood and Benjamin Marent dans le cadre des Conférences STS Lab - Flis Henwood, Professor of Social Informatics and Head of the Social Science and Policy Research Centre, University of Brighton, is a social scientist with a background in science and technology studies. Her research focuses on understanding the design, development and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in everyday work and life settings, with particular emphasis on how such technologies mediate and shape health and social care practices. Her current projects include a 5-year EU-funded EmERGE project on the development and evaluation of a mobile 'phone app for stable HIV patients (2015-2020), a 3-year Leverhulme-funded project exploring the everyday practices of self-monitoring (2016-2019) and a longitudinal evaluation of the Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘self-management’ programme for people with early stage dementia (2014-2017). Benjamin Marent, Research Fellow, School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton, has joined the School of Applied Social Science at the University of Brighton in July 2015. As Research Fellow in the Horizon 2020 funded 'EmERGE project', he investigates the development and implementation of a mobile health (mHealth) platform to enable self-management of patients across five clinical sites. Benjamin’s research interests include digital health, citizens’ participation in healthcare and sociological theories.
Wednesday 20 February 2019 (13h30 - 15h00) - Géopolis - 5799