Can Science Beat the Virus?
Prof Deenan Pillay joins a panel of experts on a Channel 4 debate to discuss important questions around COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Vasileios Lampos, a computer scientist at University College London, and other researchers have found that a bevy of symptom-related searches — loss of smell as well as fever and shortness of breath — have tracked outbreaks around the world.
Real-time flu tracking
Dr Bill Lampos and Dr Richard Pebody discuss how social media monitoring can be used for influenza surveillance.
A new study published in scientific journal Nature says smartphones offer novel ways to diagnose, track and control diseases and improve the effectiveness of healthcare systems.
“People increasingly use smartphones to manage their money and connect with the world,” the review’s lead author, professor Molly Stevens of Imperial College London, said in a statement.
This month i-sense members were interviewed by UCLH Research about our successful patient and public involvment workshop.
EveryONE: Dr. Harriet Gliddon
i-sense researcher, Dr Harriet Gliddon, features on the PLOS ONE blog.
i-sense feature in the May edition of UCL Africa and Middle East newsletter for new funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) on the m-Africa collaboration with Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI).
BBC One: The Truth About HIV
25 May 2017
The BBC One documentary features Deputy Director of i-sense, Professor Deenan Pillay, talking about the major Treatment as Prevention (TasP) trail in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a province hardest hit by HIV.
i-sense researcher Vasileios Lampos talks to the EPSRC about his research, using web data generated by social media posts and search engine queries to monitor infectious diseases and health behaviours.
i-sense Director, Rachel McKendry's committment to interdisciplinary research and engagement with policy makers and industry has earned her a spot on the Grant Thornton's 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy.
The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences report on i-sense's mobile and big data technologies for HIV and Ebola as part of their ‘Your Research: Science for Global Good’ initiative.
i-sense Director, Professor Rachel McKendry, joins leading EPSRC-funded scientists in explaining their innovative engineering and physical sciences research, which will improve future mental and physical health.
i-sense Deputy Director Professor Calum McNeil discusses i-sense as part of a film on innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare research, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
i-sense Director Rachel McKendry is featured in FT Reports for the UCL and i-sense Rosalind Franklin Appathon 2016 to empower and recognise Women in STEMM through apps.
i-sense Deputy Director Rosanna Peeling comments on the current state of global disease diagnostics and regulation in FT Health: Devices and Diagnostics.
i-sense partner, the Africa Centre for Health and Population studies and its Director, Deenan Pillay features in The Guardian for their pioneering research to save lives and change our understanding of the resilient HIV virus.
i-sense featured as a case study for research tackling global challenges in the UCL Annual review 2013-2014.
i-sense featured in the London Centre for Nanotechnology's Nanofocus newsletter 2015.
i-sense Exploratory Project collaborators John Edmunds and Clare Wenham discuss how Flusurvey has helped them chart vaccine effectiveness.
International coverage: New i-sense collaboration to improve monitoring of UK flu hotspots
The i-sense Flusurvey Project received coverage acorss international and national press including Science News Line (US), Press Release Point (US), On Medica (UK), MyScience.org (Switzerland), Press-News.org (Poland), Science Codex (US), EurekAlert! (US), Medical Xpress (UK) and The Medical News (Australia).
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine announce call for the public to volunteer in new project between Flusurvey and i-sense.
UCL cover i-sense's exciting new colloboration with Flusurvey and Public Health England to monitor the spread of flu across the UK more accurately and earlier than ever before.
Postdoc Natascha Kappeler and Rachel McKendry's research on better understanding antibiotic interactions in the blood using nanomechanical cantilevers will be on display at the Science Museum's AMR exhibition, running until 26th November 2014.
Professor Rachel McKendry's research on the early diagnosis, treatment and tracking of AMR has been chosen as a key case study to represent the EPSRC at the MRC-led, cross-council, government initiative to tackle antibiotic resistance.
The Lancet profiles i-sense Clinical lead Deenan Pillay as he brings his expertise on HIV drug resistance to South Africa, the geographical heart of the disease.
Deenan Pillay, Professor of Virology at UCL and i-sense Clinical Lead, is named as the new Director of the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, one of the Wellcome Trust’s major overseas programmes.
i-sense Director speaks to Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster about the her research into mobile phone-connected diagnostics and web-tracking technologies to curb the spread of the next potentially major infectious disease outbreak.
IOL Scitech coverage on i-sense: British scientists plan to harness the power of the internet to catch outbreaks of killer infections before they spread.
EPSRC Press Release on i-sense
UCL Press Release on the launch of i-sense