Our team

We bring together and coordinate the activities of over 70 academics, across 17 departments and five faculties at the University of Sheffield. This includes healthcare scientists, engineers, psychologists, computer scientists, architects and social scientists.

Core members

Sarah Abdi
PhD student
+44 114 222 8278 | Email

Professor Adewale O Adebajo
Honorary Professor in Musculoskeletal Health Service Research
+44 114 235 1797 | Email

Tourkiah Alessa
PhD student
+44 114 222 4399 | Email

Dr Steven Ariss
Senior Research Fellow
+44 114 222 5426 | Email

Dr Mahnaz Arvaneh
Lecturer
+44 114 222 5649 | Email

Surinder Bangar
Deputy Impact Lead
+44 114 222 2997 | Email

Dr Jo Blackburn
Research Associate
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Emma Broglia
PhD student
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Jenni Burns
Research Assistant
+44 114 222 8275 | Email

Dr Heidi Christensen
Lecturer
+44 114 222 1950 | Email

David Clayton
PhD student
+44 114 222 4399 | Email

Dr Stuart Cunningham
Senior Lecturer
+44 114 222 2986 | Email

Dr Dana Damian
Lecturer
+44 114 222 5632 |
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Emeritus Professor Pamela Enderby
Emeritus Professor
+44 7790 565 544 |
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Becky Field
Research Associate
+44 114 222 2985 |
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James Fotheringham
Consultant Nephrologist and Honorary Lecturer
+44 114 222 4346 |
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Professor Mark Hawley
Professor and CATCH Director
+44 114 222 0682 |
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Dr Phil Joddrell
Research Associate
+44 114 222 0779 |
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Simon Judge
Honorary Research Fellow (Senior Clinical Scientist)
+44 1226 432 159 |
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Professor Sue Mawson
Professor
+44 114 222 8270 |
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Dr Abigail Millings
Lecturer
+44 114 222 4395 |
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Bahman Mirheidari
PhD student
+44 114 222 1800 |
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Professor Gail Mountain
Professor of Health Services Research (assisted living research)
+44 114 222 2982 |
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Dr Rebecca Palmer
Reader in Communication and Stroke Rehabilitation
+44 114 222 0863 |
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Dr Stephen Potter
Translational Research Associate
+44 114 222 9183 |
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Nicola Randall
Assistive Technology Clinical Specialist SLT and Honorary Research Associate
+44 1226 432 159 |
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Siddharth Sehgal
Research Associate
+44 114 222 2996 |
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Alice Spann
PhD student
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Professor Luc de Witte
Chair in Health Services Research
+44 114 225 9129 |
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Join the team

CATCH is a team of about 50 people, more than 10 of which are PhD students. An example of a CATCH PhD project is Technology for Healthy Aging and Wellbeing (THAW). If you are interested in being a PhD student within CATCH we would love to hear from you.

The wider network of CATCH's team

Dr Charith Abhayaratne
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Eddie Ball
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Dr Jon Barker
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Michael Barkham
Psychology
Science

Professor Peter Bath
Information School
Social Sciences

Dr Mohammed Benaissa
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Professor Guy Brown
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Chris Burton
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Matt Carré
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Dr Annamaria Carusi
Infection Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Fabio Ciravegna
Computer Science
Engineering

Dr Cindy Cooper
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Patricia Cowell
Human Communication Sciences
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Tony Dodd
Automated Control and Systems Engineering
Engineering

Professor Alex Frangi
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Dr Kate Fryer
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Stefan Goetze
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Phil Green
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Thomas Hain
Computer Science
Engineering

Dr Nastaran Hajiheydari
Management School
Social Sciences

Sarah Hargreaves
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Natalie Jones
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan
Automated Control and Systems Engineering
Engineering

Professor Neil Lawrence
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Roger Lewis
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Brenda Littler
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Wei Liu
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Professor Mahdi Mahfouf
Automated Control and Systems Engineering
Engineering

Dr Candice Majewski
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Dr Alberto Marzo
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Professor Chris McDermott
Neuroscience
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Mark Meagher
Architecture
Social Sciences

Professor Lyudmila Mihaylova
Automated Control and Systems Engineering
Engineering

Dr Caroline Mitchell
Academic Unit of Medical Education
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Roger Moore
Computer Science
Engineering

Dr Christian Morgner
Management School
Social Sciences

Professor Paul Norman
Psychology
Science

Professor Alicia O'Cathain
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Tim O'Farrell
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Dr Chengzhi Peng
Architecture
Social Sciences

Professor Tony Prescott
Computer Science
Engineering

Dr Jennifer Rowson
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Dr Ben Rutter
Human Communication Sciences
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Ling Shao
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering

Dr Amanda Sharkey
Computer Science
Engineering

Dr Fuschia Sirois
Psychology
Science

Professor Brendan Stone
English
Arts and Humanities

Professor Marco Viceconti
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Dr Maria-Cruz Villa-Uriol
Computer Science
Engineering

Professor Alan Walker
Sociological Studies
Social Sciences

Dr Thomas Webb
Psychology
Science

Professor Bill Wells
Human Communication Sciences
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Sandra Whiteside
Human Communication Sciences
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Andrea Wigfield
Sociological Studies
Social Sciences

Dr Martin Wildman
School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dr Elizabeth Williams
Oncology
Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Professor Sue Yeandle
Sociological Studies
Social Sciences

Research groups we work with