With 1 in every 100 children in the UK having autism, rising numbers of dementia cases worldwide, and by 2060 an estimated 30% of Europeans being over the age of 60 compared with 17% in 2010, there is a growing problem of finding enough trained therapists and carers to keep up with demand.
The University of Hertfordshire is investing in research and development on the use of robots in care and therapy, to secure the future of healthcare. Your donation can help fund research using robotics in therapy.
The University of Hertfordshire’s Adaptive Systems Research Group focuses its work on artificial life and rehabilitation and assistive robotics, with expertise in neurorehabilitation robots, robot-assisted play, and socially assistive robots. The University’s application of such robotic technology in therapy impacts upon a wide range of people with differing needs, enabling them to lead more independent lives.
Supporting the University’s Robotics in Therapy campaign will enable innovative healthcare solutions to be developed, securing the care and therapy for future generations. Our priority projects include:
Please contact Harriet Bayliss, Head of Development and Alumni Relations, on +44 (0)1707 281273 for more information about any of the University’s fundraising activities or legacy giving.