Dr. Amine Choukou News Archive
September 5, 2023 —
As part of an international scholarship, Silas Müller, a biomedical engineering student from Stuttgart, Germany, has spent the summer at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences conducting validation testing on a new telerehabilitation tool that will help people who need physical therapy on their hands.
June 20, 2023 —
A research project that aims to bring Indigenous-friendly technology solutions to Elders in a Manitoba First Nation has received approximately $50,000 in funding from AGE-WELL, a Canadian technology and aging network, and the Canadian Frailty Network.
September 16, 2022 —
A new high-tech “smart suite” model apartment, developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, opened Sept. 14 at Health Sciences Centre.
May 9, 2022 —
Early career researchers and trainees from across Canada working in the field of medications and pregnancy research now have the chance to gain new skills thanks to a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded training platform
March 31, 2022 —
CIHR announces investment to provide new training and development opportunities for early career researchers and trainees across Canada; faculty members from Rady Faculty of Health Sciences playing roles in projects funded through the new initiative
May 28, 2021 —
On May 21, Research Manitoba, the Victoria General Hospital Foundation (VGHF) and the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences announced the names of 15 telepresence robots that will help care for Manitobans living with dementia as part of a strategic partnership announced last year.
March 17, 2021 —
Stroke survivors in rural Manitoba will wear virtual reality (VR) headsets for yoga sessions and memory-training exercises in an innovative UM pilot study.
September 25, 2020 —
Some individuals living with dementia will soon have a new way to interact with their caregivers, no matter where they are, with the help of telepresence robots being developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
June 11, 2020 —
Technology that can make eating utensils and clothing “smarter” took top prizes at the 2020 Augmented Human Conference, hosted by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on May 27 to 28. The event, hosted in Canada for the first time, was originally scheduled to be held at Fort Garry campus but had to be moved to an online format due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
April 9, 2020 —
An international event focused on improving human capabilities and quality of life through the use of science and technology will take place May 27 – 29, moving to an online format for the first time in its 11-year history. The Augmented Human International Conference was originally scheduled to take place at Fort Garry campus, marking the first time it would be held in Canada.