In 2017, Ninja Theory, advised by Cambridge academic Professor Paul Fletcher, took the gaming world by storm with Hellblade, which accurately depicted psychosis. Now the company has teamed up with one of Fletcher’s PhD students to see whether gaming might help improve people’s mental health.
Archives for July 2022
Gnodde Goldman Sachs Professor of Neuroinformatics appointed
Cambridge neuroscientist and psychologist Dr Duncan Astle is the first inaugural Gnodde Goldman Sachs Professor of Neuroinformatics within the Department of Psychiatry. The professorship is possible thanks to a generous endowment from the Gnodde family and Goldman Sachs Gives. Long established and internationally leading in neuroimaging data analysis, this position is essential to furthering […]
New research centre puts people at the heart of AI
We have launched a new research centre dedicated to exploring the possibilities of a world shared by both humans and machines with AI The Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence (CHIA) brings together researchers from engineering and mathematics, philosophy and social sciences; a broad range of disciplines to investigate how human and machine intelligence can be […]
ARC EoE wins funding to boost dementia research careers
The next generation of researchers investigating how to improve services and care for people living with dementia will benefit from increased funding to develop their careers. ARC EoE has received £320,00 from a £7.5 million national funding award to support early career researchers working on applied health and care research for dementia. The […]