UBhave: ubiquitous and social computing for positive behaviour change

Lead Research Organisation: University of Southampton
Department Name: School of Psychology

Abstract

Mobile phone users are expected to exceed 5 billion in 2010 and the use of online social networks is soaring (Facebook alone has more than 500 million users). Today's mobile phones represent a powerful computing platform, given their ability to sense through a variety of sensors (e.g. accelerometer, Bluetooth, microphone, and magnetometer), their processing and communication capabilities. Phones are part of everyday life, and therefore represent an exceptionally suitable tool for investigating behaviour and promoting behaviour change, while social networks provide a valuable source of data about user preferences and social interactions. This proposal will investigate the power and challenges of using mobile phones for behaviour change interventions. This will involve tackling the challenges of measuring many aspects of human behaviour through power-limited mobile phones as well as integrating the information extracted through the phones with social data gathered on online social networks.Digital Behaviour Change Interventions (DBCIs) are interactive, automated packages of advice and ongoing support for behaviour change, which typically include: personalised advice based on responses to questions assessing needs, circumstances and preferences; support for goal-setting, planning and progress monitoring; automated reminders and progress-relevant feedback and encouragement; access to social support by email, online forums etc. DBCIs can be used for a wide range of different behaviours; for example, to reduce risky or antisocial behaviour, increase productivity in the workplace, enhance learning activities, or support environmentally important lifestyle change, such as reducing energy use. DBCIs are a relatively new method of supporting behaviour change, as the technology to support this kind of personalised interactive support is only now becoming available. They provide scientists with a means of carrying out detailed assessments of the process of behaviour change from a much larger sample of the population than has previously been possible.Traditional DBCIs have mainly been delivered by PCs and provide feedback to users based on their answers to questions about their activities and feelings. Our aim is to use mobile phone technology and online social networking applications to gather this kind of information during daily life without the need for users to answer questions. Mobile phones can be employed to sense whether the user is active, their mood, and who they are with or talking to, while online social networks can provide information about users' attitudes and social contacts. This information can then be used to deliver exactly the right kind of messages to users at the right time, depending on what the user is doing and feeling.We will work closely with users to develop ethical, acceptable and practical methods of measurement and behavioural intervention. We will then demonstrate and experimentally test the capabilities, performance and effectiveness of our tools and techniques by developing a range of DBCIs to address a major public health problem, weight management. We will recruit very large samples of people to try these DBCIs from our 'MyPersonality' population of 3 million Facebook users who have previously taken part in our studies. We will develop new methods to analyse the information we gather across time and space from a very large number of people. We aim to develop an in-depth understanding of how and why different people react to and use different intervention components. This will help us, and others, to design more popular and helpful DBCIs in the future.The tools we develop will be designed to be easily reusable and adaptable by others for different types of behaviour change. To ensure that a wide multidisciplinary community can benefit from the tools and methods for behaviour change that we develop we will provide extensive online educational and training materials, workshops, and exchanges.

Planned Impact

Our proposed work will provide the framework and support needed for sustained digital intervention development in the academic, public, private and third sectors, and hence our technological innovations will also have direct economic impacts. We have a track record in making our software available as open source, and five teams around Europe and the US are already building on versions of our existing socio-psychological intervention software. Our research outputs will have the potential to support the production of commercially significant enabling technologies and services in this area for commercial companies. A number of companies have shown enthusiastic interest in our proposed integration of mobile sensing with social networking and our platform for creating behaviour change interventions, as these innovations will dramatically enhance the efficacy, versatility and dissemination of applications that promote positive behaviour change and personal growth (see letters of support from our industrial partners). This means that a potentially unlimited range of interventions could be developed more cheaply, rapidly and effectively than at present. Digital behaviour change interventions are a powerful and cost-effective means of promoting desired behaviour, and can be used to target behaviours that can enhance public services or improve health and/or quality of life. For example, the LifeGuide software that this proposal will develop further is already being used to develop interventions to: reduce obesity in primary care and promote weight loss in the Royal Navy; help people from disadvantaged backgrounds stop smoking; train and support GPs, nurses and other health professionals; help foreign students adjust to university life; reduce transmission of respiratory infections (including pandemic flu); and support self-management in the home of symptoms (flu, eczema, irritable bowel) and serious conditions (high blood pressure, stroke). Our specific interventions also have the potential for extensive and rapid economic and societal impact within a 2-5 year period. We will focus on the development of a set of interventions directly addressing a huge and growing public health problem: weight management. We will work closely with the target user groups throughout the development of the weight management interventions, carrying out in-depth qualitative studies to ensure that the interventions fit with users' lifestyles, needs, abilities and preferences. We will then immediately test their acceptability and effectiveness in substantial samples of users; this will include inviting participation in the interventions from the 3 million current users of the Facebook psychological testing application 'MyPersonality', and promoting participation of the general population through high profile press releases. Once shown to be successful, the interventions will be rolled out at virtually no additional cost to everyone with online access within or outside the UK (for example, health-related digital interventions could be rolled out through the UK NHS Choices website). Through our planned steering group, workshops and publicity activities we will ensure that the interventions and software are designed to meet the needs of potential users and are disseminated as widely as possible (see Pathways to Impact). For example, members of our steering committee include Dr. Bob Gann, Director of NHS Choices (the web portal for the UK National Health Service), Hein de Vries, a Professor of Health Communication with who plays a leading role in creating and testing digital public health interventions in the Netherlands, and Professor Munoz, who is engaged in a programme of work to disseminate all health-related interventions internationally in all languages. Our EmotionSense work on mobile phone sensing has received considerable media coverage, highlighting the interest of the community at large in tools devised to understand and help behaviour change.

Publications

10 25 50
 
Description We have developed a mobile application for Android (Emotion Sense) which was downloaded more than 50,000 times with about 3000 active users at any one stage. The application combines experience sampling on mood at different time of day and passive smart phone sensing. We hold 3 years of data from the release of the app to the public. Initial findings suggest interesting relationships between accelerometer and location data to mood.
We have also developed the 'LifeGuide Toolbox' -- reusable software allowing the digital intervention research community to create sensing-driven behaviour change apps. Following successful proof-of-concept testing of the beta version of LifeGuide Toolbox in several applications we are now expanding its functionality in preparation for general release in summer 2016.
We have also developed and released InterruptMe, a stand-alone Android library for intelligent context-aware notification with the goal of maximising the probability that participants will read the messages sent to them. The library is based on a set of machine learning algorithms and has been made available as open source software to the general public on the Web. In general, among the lessons learnt with respect to user interruptibility, we discover that not only the timing of the notification is important, but also the frequency of notifications is a key factor, which needs to be investigated in more depth in the future.
We have made important advances in understanding the challenges and limitations of using apps to support behaviour change, resulting in high impact publications documenting the different ways in which people use health behaviour change apps, and making recommendations for meeting the demands of different use patterns - particularly, by creating hybrid (website and app) interventions or alternative methods of accessing interventions. We are now bringing these insights to the 'MOveOn' EPSRC Network+ on promoting physical activity.
The new 'LifeGuide visualisation tool' we created in UBhave is now being used to analyse numerous large data-sets, from well over 20,000 users of LifeGuide digital health interventions developed to address important public health targets such as tacking obesity, promoting mental wellbeing and combating the rise of antimicrobial resistance. Analyses of these data have enabled us to reconceptualise usage of digital interventions in terms of the minimum 'effective engagement' required to achieve the desired behavioural and health outcomes (rather than unnecessarily extensive or sustained usage).
Exploitation Route The LifeGuide toolbox will enable the 2000+ researchers worldwide registered on the LifeGuide network to create their own sensing behaviour change apps, and the LifeGuide visualisation tool will allow them to efficiently carry out detailed analyses of the data from these interventions. We continue to disseminate our insights into creating effective behaviour change interventions through well-attended workshops and symposia and well-cited publications; for example, our paper describing our approach to digital intervention development (http://www.jmir.org/2015/1/e30/) was the most read paper in the leading digital health intervention journal the month it was published. The paper describing InterruptMe was nominated for Best Paper Award (top 4%) at UbiComp'14, the leading conference in Ubiquitous Computing. Non-academic impact is described below (see Narrative Impact).
Sectors Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Healthcare

URL http://ubhave.org/publications.html
 
Description The public health roll-out of our UBhave/LifeGuide digital interventions for weight management (the POWeR hybrid website and app) has attracted sustained and widespread demand, and we are now proceeding to national and international dissemination in collaboration with local health authorities and a SME, 'Changing Health'. POWeR was initially made directly available to over 2 million people in the local community through Local Health Authorities and the NHS. We then secured funding from Innovate UK to work with Changing Health to adapt POWeR for dissemination in app format through the NHS and internationally. The POWeR app is already being delivered to 4,000 patients as part of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, which will be rolled out to a further 12.000 patients over the next 5 years. The POWeR app has also been adopted by NHS England as the weight management element of a national diabetes education programme that will be rolled out through the NHS to 600,000 diabetic patients over the next 5 years. Changing Health are in the process of negotiating further major contracts for POWeR in the UK and other countries (including Japan, the Netherlands and Germany)
First Year Of Impact 2017
Sector Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Healthcare
Impact Types Cultural,Societal,Economic,Policy & public services

 
Description Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Amount £157,300 (GBP)
Funding ID KTP010800 
Organisation Innovate UK 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start  
 
Description Public Health 
Organisation Hampshire County Council
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Free access to our digital health interventions provided to members of the public, including an online weight management intervention (POWeR) and an online and app-based stress management intervention. POWeR was adapted and sold to Local Authorities so the intervention could be made available to members of the public. This worked involved building strong partnerships with Local Authorities, and understanding, discussing and addressing their individual needs for dissemination. POWeR was modified to conform to digital intervention standards, then procedures, protocols and contracts were put in place to support dissemination. A training session was delivered for public health practitioners delivering coaching support to POWeR users. Each Local Authority received a version of POWeR tailored to their needs. Data reports on uptake and use of the intervention were delivered to track outcomes. Press releases were published and POWeR was promoted at conferences, public health workshops and other national events.
Collaborator Contribution Promotion of our digital health interventions to members of the public and workplaces across the UK so the general public can benefit from using successful online interventions. Invitations to present at local events to promote our digital health interventions.
Impact Multidisciplinary collaboration: psychology and public health. The collaborations have resulted in large scale dissemination of two digital health interventions to examine levels of uptake, usage and engagement. Data from the first large-scale community-based roll out has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (2014). Two further roll outs within workplaces across the UK are currently on-going, the data from which will be submitted for publication in due course. Preliminary data from the POWeR rollout shows hundreds of users have used the intervention. As a result of these collaborations we have also conducted a training workshop to public health practitioners in developing online public health interventions using the LifeGuide intervention authoring software (hosted by Teeside University and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council) and presented at an employers wellbeing event (hosted by Hertfordshire County Council and Business in the Community). Additionally, we have provided a training session for public health practitioners providing support to POWeR users (hosted by Solent NHS Trust).
Start Year 2012
 
Description Public Health 
Organisation Hertfordshire County Council
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Free access to our digital health interventions provided to members of the public, including an online weight management intervention (POWeR) and an online and app-based stress management intervention. POWeR was adapted and sold to Local Authorities so the intervention could be made available to members of the public. This worked involved building strong partnerships with Local Authorities, and understanding, discussing and addressing their individual needs for dissemination. POWeR was modified to conform to digital intervention standards, then procedures, protocols and contracts were put in place to support dissemination. A training session was delivered for public health practitioners delivering coaching support to POWeR users. Each Local Authority received a version of POWeR tailored to their needs. Data reports on uptake and use of the intervention were delivered to track outcomes. Press releases were published and POWeR was promoted at conferences, public health workshops and other national events.
Collaborator Contribution Promotion of our digital health interventions to members of the public and workplaces across the UK so the general public can benefit from using successful online interventions. Invitations to present at local events to promote our digital health interventions.
Impact Multidisciplinary collaboration: psychology and public health. The collaborations have resulted in large scale dissemination of two digital health interventions to examine levels of uptake, usage and engagement. Data from the first large-scale community-based roll out has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (2014). Two further roll outs within workplaces across the UK are currently on-going, the data from which will be submitted for publication in due course. Preliminary data from the POWeR rollout shows hundreds of users have used the intervention. As a result of these collaborations we have also conducted a training workshop to public health practitioners in developing online public health interventions using the LifeGuide intervention authoring software (hosted by Teeside University and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council) and presented at an employers wellbeing event (hosted by Hertfordshire County Council and Business in the Community). Additionally, we have provided a training session for public health practitioners providing support to POWeR users (hosted by Solent NHS Trust).
Start Year 2012
 
Description Public Health 
Organisation Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Free access to our digital health interventions provided to members of the public, including an online weight management intervention (POWeR) and an online and app-based stress management intervention. POWeR was adapted and sold to Local Authorities so the intervention could be made available to members of the public. This worked involved building strong partnerships with Local Authorities, and understanding, discussing and addressing their individual needs for dissemination. POWeR was modified to conform to digital intervention standards, then procedures, protocols and contracts were put in place to support dissemination. A training session was delivered for public health practitioners delivering coaching support to POWeR users. Each Local Authority received a version of POWeR tailored to their needs. Data reports on uptake and use of the intervention were delivered to track outcomes. Press releases were published and POWeR was promoted at conferences, public health workshops and other national events.
Collaborator Contribution Promotion of our digital health interventions to members of the public and workplaces across the UK so the general public can benefit from using successful online interventions. Invitations to present at local events to promote our digital health interventions.
Impact Multidisciplinary collaboration: psychology and public health. The collaborations have resulted in large scale dissemination of two digital health interventions to examine levels of uptake, usage and engagement. Data from the first large-scale community-based roll out has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (2014). Two further roll outs within workplaces across the UK are currently on-going, the data from which will be submitted for publication in due course. Preliminary data from the POWeR rollout shows hundreds of users have used the intervention. As a result of these collaborations we have also conducted a training workshop to public health practitioners in developing online public health interventions using the LifeGuide intervention authoring software (hosted by Teeside University and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council) and presented at an employers wellbeing event (hosted by Hertfordshire County Council and Business in the Community). Additionally, we have provided a training session for public health practitioners providing support to POWeR users (hosted by Solent NHS Trust).
Start Year 2012
 
Description Public Health 
Organisation Solent NHS Trust
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Free access to our digital health interventions provided to members of the public, including an online weight management intervention (POWeR) and an online and app-based stress management intervention. POWeR was adapted and sold to Local Authorities so the intervention could be made available to members of the public. This worked involved building strong partnerships with Local Authorities, and understanding, discussing and addressing their individual needs for dissemination. POWeR was modified to conform to digital intervention standards, then procedures, protocols and contracts were put in place to support dissemination. A training session was delivered for public health practitioners delivering coaching support to POWeR users. Each Local Authority received a version of POWeR tailored to their needs. Data reports on uptake and use of the intervention were delivered to track outcomes. Press releases were published and POWeR was promoted at conferences, public health workshops and other national events.
Collaborator Contribution Promotion of our digital health interventions to members of the public and workplaces across the UK so the general public can benefit from using successful online interventions. Invitations to present at local events to promote our digital health interventions.
Impact Multidisciplinary collaboration: psychology and public health. The collaborations have resulted in large scale dissemination of two digital health interventions to examine levels of uptake, usage and engagement. Data from the first large-scale community-based roll out has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (2014). Two further roll outs within workplaces across the UK are currently on-going, the data from which will be submitted for publication in due course. Preliminary data from the POWeR rollout shows hundreds of users have used the intervention. As a result of these collaborations we have also conducted a training workshop to public health practitioners in developing online public health interventions using the LifeGuide intervention authoring software (hosted by Teeside University and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council) and presented at an employers wellbeing event (hosted by Hertfordshire County Council and Business in the Community). Additionally, we have provided a training session for public health practitioners providing support to POWeR users (hosted by Solent NHS Trust).
Start Year 2012
 
Title Healthy Mind 
Description App-based intervention to support the self-management of stress/distress, adapted from an existing web-based intervention (Healthy Pathways through Stress). The development stage has been completed. Engagement with and usage of Healthy Mind is currently being examined as part of a workplace roll out across the UK. Funding source: EPSRC. 
Type Therapeutic Intervention - Psychological/Behavioural
Current Stage Of Development Early clinical assessment
Year Development Stage Completed 2014
Development Status Under active development/distribution
Impact Healthy Mind was developed using the Life Guide Toolbox - a set of software tools that enables researchers with no prior programming skills to create their own app-based interventions. 
 
Title POWeR Tracker 
Description Smartphone application designed to supplement an existing web-based weight management intervention (POWeR). Usage of and engagement with POWeR Tracker has been examined in a series of mixed-methods case studies. POWeR Tracker is currently being disseminated to workplaces in the North East of the UK. Funding source: EPSRC. 
Type Therapeutic Intervention - Psychological/Behavioural
Current Stage Of Development Early clinical assessment
Year Development Stage Completed 2014
Development Status Under active development/distribution
Impact Development of POWeR Tracker informed the development of a set of software tools (the Life Guide Toolbox) that enables researchers with no prior programming experience to create their own behaviour change apps. Use of POWeR Tracker was found to significantly improve self-reported awareness of weight management goals. 
 
Title Emotion Sense Sensing framework 
Description Mobile sensing framework for mobile phone applications 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2012 
Open Source License? Yes  
Impact software was used in a number of applications 
 
Title InterruptMe Library 
Description This is an Android library for intelligent user notification. 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2015 
Impact Several groups around the world have expressed interest for this library. 
URL http://bitbucket.org/veljkop/intelligenttrigger
 
Title LifeGuide Toolbox 
Description The LifeGuide Toolbox is a software programme that enables researchers with no prior programming experience to author app-based behaviour change interventions. 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2014 
Impact - Increased opportunities for the creation of app-based interventions (e.g. by junior researchers, unfunded research) - Promotes collaboration amongst the research community and avoids reinventing the wheel - intervention components can be shared, adapted and recycled - Offers the potential to widen access to behaviour change support / health information and advice by members of the public - Functionality offers the potential to improve the implementation and delivery of health behaviour interventions (e.g. harness context-aware sensing to deliver just-in-time interventions, use of notifications/prompts to encourage user engagement). 
URL http://www.healthymindapp.org/
 
Title Visualisation Tool 
Description Enables visual analysis of intervention usage patterns by plotting the order and duration of time spent on specified intervention components for each individual user. Web application that operates within R studio. 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2013 
Impact Enables faster and more meaningful analyses of data exports characterising participants' usage of digital health interventions. Insights gained from the visual analysis can be used to inform subsequent statistical analyses where appropriate. Vital for making sense of how participants have used an intervention over time to inform subsequent improvements to the intervention design/content and/or interpret health outcome data/self-reported engagement. 
 
Title easyM 
Description An application for mood studies through mobile phones 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2014 
Impact application can be used to perform studies with mobile phones. it was used in a number of studies. 
URL http://easy-m.io
 
Title emotionsense app 
Description application for mood monitoring 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2013 
Impact emotionsense was downloaded more than 3000 times. 
URL http://emotionsense.org
 
Description 2nd ACM Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science (Zurich ML/MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Conference workshop at UbiComp'13

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Anticipatory mobile computing - 4 minute warning, (London MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited presentation at the 4 minute warning - Your chance to think the Unthinkable conference, 5 December 2012, London

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description CTHER Coventry Seminar (2016) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at the Univeristy of Coventry seminar series on 'Developing, evaluating and disseminating digital behaviour change interventions: Introducing LifeGuide software and the person based approach' (2016)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/research-news/2016/CTEHR-research-seminar-se...
 
Description City University seminar (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at City University seminar series on 'Creating and evaluating digital behaviour change interventions using LifeGuide', 2015
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Designing digital interventions: Applying theories and methods from health psychology (Warwick - SM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Designing digital interventions: Applying theories and methods from health psychology., a seminar at University of Warwick Institute of Digital Healthcare, Prof Susan Michie

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Developing and evaluating Internet-delivered behaviour change interventions using the LifeGuide (BPS LD/LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Developing and evaluating Internet-delivered behaviour change interventions using the LifeGuide, an invited workshop at the BPS London Office.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Developing online behaviour change interventions (Bournemouth SW, LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Ran workshop at Bournemouth University, title: Developing online behaviour change interventions: Introduction to the LifeGuide

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Development and Evaluation of Healthy Mind (Sussex Uni LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Leanne Morrison was invited to present at the University of Sussex, Applying Relationships Science Seminar, presentation title 'Development and evaluation of Healthy Mind: Applying a person based approach.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description EHPS e course (2016) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited facilitator of a European Health Psychology Society e-course on 'Person based approach to digital intervention development' - 2016
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.ehps.net/content/ecourses
 
Description Emotionsense press release 2013 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Emotionsense press releases

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://emotionsense.org/press.html
 
Description Exhibitor at EPSRC Connected Nation: Thriving in a Digital World 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact The Connected Nations event was held to assess the impact of the internet and digital technologies on the challenges the UK faces, including topics such as health, security and personal data.
The LifeGuide exhibit showcased how the software had been successfully applied, with posters, demos and downloads illustrating some of the websites and apps that have been shown to improve health and wellbeing.
Our exhibit increased awareness of the LifeGuide research programme and showed how LifeGuide has been used to successfully develop effective online interventions for public health and illness management.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Glasgow workshop (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was a workshop facilitator, Univeristy of Glasgow on 'Developing online behaviour change interventions: Introduction to LifeGuide and the person based approach' (2015)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Glasgow workshop - What works in digital health technologies (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at a workshop at University of Glasgow 'What works in digital health technologies - bridging the disciplinary divide', 23/24 July 2015 - presentation title - Using mixed- methods to examine digital intervention engagement: The example of "POWeR" and "Healthy Mind"
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://blog.johnrooksby.org/post/125089368687/workshop-what-works-in-digital-health
 
Description Healthy Mind: Web and app based support for wellbeing and stress management (Hertfordshire LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Leanne Morrison was invited to present at the Hertfordshire Public Health and Business in the Community Employee Wellbeing Practitioner Event, her presentation title ' Healthy Mind: Web and app based support for wellbeing and stress managment

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description How do you feel? Your computer knows. (Online News article - Emotionsense) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact ONLINE NEWS ARTICLE CITING EMOTIONSENSE.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://cacm.acm.org/news/170851-how-do-you-feel/fulltext
 
Description Interdisciplinary reserach for innovation: Myth, facts and case studies (Lancaster LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Member of a discussion panel at the Catalyst Seminar at Lancaster University

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Invited speaker at Data Realisation Workshop, Bath Spa University, 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at the Data Realisation Workshop at Bath Spa University
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Keynote talk at European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference in Crete 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Keynote talk at European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference in Crete
The multidisciplinary future of e-health interventions: Learning from LifeGuide

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Life Guide Workshop - ISRII Chicago (YL, LM, LD) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Delivered workshop at ISRII 6th Scientific Meeting - Introducing the LifeGuide: A tool for developing and evaluating internet based health behaviour change interventions

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Manchester Workshop (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM facilitated a workshop at University of Manchester on 'Developing online behaviour change interventions: Introduction to LifeGuide and the person-based approach (2015)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Mobile sensing at scale: Sensing, understanding and modelling people using mobile phones (UK Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills, MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited talk at the Sensor and Mobile Devices KTN Event

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description NUI Galway mHealth conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited keynote speaker at the NUI Galway mHealth conference, June 2016, 'Methods and tools for creating digital behaviour change interventions: Introducing LifeGuide and the person-based approach'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=470
 
Description Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitoring (Cambridge NL) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Neal Lathia was invited to give a seminar at Cambridge University, title: Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitorin

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitoring (Oxford NL) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Supporters
Results and Impact Neal Lathia was invited to give a seminar at University of Oxford, title: Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitoring

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitoring (UCL NL) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Neal Lathia was invited to give a seminar at University College London, title:Opportunities and challenges of using smartphones for health monitoring

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description POWeR: web based support for weight management (North East SL/LY) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Health professionals
Results and Impact Invited talk at the North East Obesity Forum, 30 APril, 2014. Talk title: Positive Online Weight Reduction (POWeR): web based support for weight management - the North East trials.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Pint of Science (2016) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at the Southampton 'Pint of Science' Festival at The Ship, Redbridge, Southampton, May 2016
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.southampton.ac.uk/news/2016/05/pint-of-science.page
 
Description REACH Seminar, Southampton (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM invited speaker at REACH (Research Education Advice and Communication in Health) Seminar series , University of Southampton, (2015) - seminar title - 'Creating and evaluating digital behaviour change interventions using LifeGuide
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.southampton.ac.uk/reach/news/seminars/latest.page
 
Description Researcher Cafe 2016 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at the Researcher cafe, University of Southampton, 2016
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://www.southampton.ac.uk/per/university/researchers_cafe.page
 
Description SPCR behaviour Change SIG workshop (2016) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was a facilitator of Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) Behaviour Change Workshop on 'A person based approach to digital intervention development', held at the Univeristy of Southampton, 27 Oct 2016.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL https://sapc.ac.uk/training-course/5563-behaviour-change-sig-person-based-approach-workshop
 
Description Sensing, understanding and modeelling human behaviour with mobile phones (Leuven MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Sensing, understanding and modelling people using mobile phones (Imperial College MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Seminar at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Sensing, understanding and modelling people using mobile phones (NESEA 12 Liverpool, MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Mirco Musolesi gave keynote presentation at the 3rd IEEE International NESEA conference (NESEA '12), December 2012, Liverpool

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Serious Health Games and Apps Conference (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited workshop leader at the Serious Health Games and Apps Conference, Ghent University 30 Nov / 1 Dec 2015
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.isbnpa.org/index.php?r=event/view&id=26
 
Description Smartphones and Emotion Sensing (Cambridge Science Fair -NL/KR/CB) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Participation in the Cambridge Science Fair, 24th March 2012, Smartphones and Emotion Sensing.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.cam.ac.uk/science-festival
 
Description Symposium on theroising new medical devices (Cambridge NL) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Neal Lathia was a discussion panel member at the Symposium on theorising new medical devices at the University of Cambridge

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Synergise conference- Catalyzt (Lancaster - GS) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact G Sandstrom was a discussion panel member at the Synergise conference for the Catalyzt project, Lancaster University

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description The Internet of things and smart things (Lerici, Italy, MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Mirco Musolesi was invited to lecture at the International PhD School, Lerici, Italy, lecture title: The Internet of things and smart things.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description The person based approach to intervention development (Sussex Uni LY) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Lucy Yardley gave the keynote presentation at the Applying Relationships Science Seminar at the University of Sussex. Presentation title: The person based approach to intervention development

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Towards ANticipatory Mobile COmputing (San Jose MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Mirco Musolesi was invited to lecture at the Ignite Seminar Series at Samsung Research Laboratories America, San Jose, California. Lecture title: Towards anticipatory mobile computing: challenges and opportunities.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Towards Anticipatory Mobile Computing (Helsinki, MM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Mirco Musolesi was invited to lecture at the Helsinki Institute for Information technology, Finland. Lecture title: Towards anticipatory mobile computing: challenges and opportunities.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description UBhave Hack Day (Cambridge 2013 NL/CH/VP) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact UBhave hack day, held at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, June 2013

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description UCL Seminar (2015) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact LM was an invited speaker at the eHealth Unit Technology sharing seminar series, Univeristy College London, on 'Enhancing engagement with digital interventions' (2015)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Understanding and promoting usage of digital self-management interventions: The example of "POWeR (Bournemouth talk - LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Bournemouth University seminar series.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Understanding usage of and engagement with an app-based weight management tool: A mixed-methods case study approach (CAHP Talk LM) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact INVITED TALK / DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description e-Health interventions in public health settings (CAHP SL, LD) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Seminar at Southampton University, Centre for the Applications of Health Psychology, seminar title: Disseminating and evaluating e-Health interventions in public health settings

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014