Praminda Caleb-Solly is Associate Professor for Independent Living Systems in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, University of the West of England. She is also Head of Electronics and Computing at Designability, a national charity that creates innovative assistive technologies. She leads on projects encompassing a range of technical and social challenges. Her research involves taking a person-centred approach to explore creative design solutions that are not only functionally effective and efficient, but can also result in enjoyable and satisfying user experiences. Her recent portfolio of projects includes the design and evaluation of robotic and ambient sensor-based assistive technology to support older adults with ageing-related impairments, understanding the impact of early-years powered mobility on play, social belonging and engagement and mobile apps to support self-management of anxiety and situated learning.
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