Projects

Current and completed projects include:

Canine Signalling Interfaces for Cancer Detection Dogs
(Project lead Clara Mancini; in collaboration with UK Charity Medical Detection Dogs)

Dog-Smart Homes: Improving Accessibility for Mobility Assistance Dogs
(Project lead Clara Mancini, PhD student Luisa Ruge, supervisors Clara Mancini and Rachael Luck; in collaboration with UK Charity Medical Detection Dogs)

Improving Wearability of Animal Biotelemetry
(PhD student Patrizia Paci, supervisors Clara Mancini and Blaine Price)

Designing Playful Interactive Enrichment for Captive Elephants
(PhD student Fiona French, supervisors Clara Mancini and Helen Sharp; in collaboration with Skanda Vale)

Designing a Canine-Centred Alarm for Medical Alert Dogs
(PhD student Charlotte Robinson, supervisors Clara Mancini and Janet van der Linden; in collaboration with UK Charity Medical Detection Dogs)

Improving the Welfare of Kennelled Dogs with Smart Kennels
(Project lead Clara Mancini, researcher Gay Dewusbury, co-investigators Daniel Mills, Gerd Kortuem and Janet van der Linden; in collaboration with Dogs Trust)

We are in the process of updating this blog and more details about the projects will be added soon. In the meantime, for further information please contact Dr Clara Mancini: C.Mancini@open.ac.uk