An prototype robot from the Assisted Living project

Research in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation

Centre for Health and Clinical Research

The CHCR is home to world-class researchers working in the fields of long-term conditions and critical care. Their research combines work with children and young people, ethics, public health and wellbeing, and evaluation and practice development.

Bristol Robotics Laboratory - Assisted living

We are working with Bristol Robotics Laboratory to understand the needs of service users to develop technology to improve lives.

Find out more about the Assisted Living project.

The Right Trousers

Dr Ailie Turton is involved in the development of wearable soft robotics that help people to live independently.

This cross-university project is led by The University of Bristol, with UWE Bristol, The University of Nottingham and others. The new technology will help people to walk, get up from a chair, and climb stairs.

Read more about the project and watch the video to see Soft Robotics at the Gadget Show Live.

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