The King’s pavilion 'Seeking Connection' will showcase creative, cross-disciplinary research into digital technologies from...
16 May 2023
Deloneliness at London Design Biennale
Learn about the pioneering design of a smart system with wearable products that measure and combat loneliness in older adults.
'Seeking Connection' showcases how King’s research is helping us to understand relationships in our communities. Data shows older adults are increasingly vulnerable to experiencing loneliness, which can lead to poorer physical and mental health. In Deloneliness, visitors can learn about the pioneering design of a smart system with wearable products that measures and combats this.
Watch this video for a deep dive into the Deloneliness research project:
Credits & Supporters
Dr Wei Liu, Department of Engineering, King’s College London
Prof Sebastien Ourselin, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, King’s College London
Prof Anthea Tinker, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King’s College London
Dr Faith Matcham, School of Psychology, Univesity of Sussex
Prof Yu Shi, Institute of Textiles and Colour, University of Leeds
Dr Freya Probst, Research Associate in Healthcare Design, Department of Engineering, King’s College London
Dr Jessica Rees, Research Associate, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, King’s College London
Dr Michela Antonelli, Research Associate, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, King’s College London
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)
Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN)
Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy, King’s College London in collaboration with University of Leeds and University of Sussex.
Find out more about 'Seeking Connection' at the 2023 London Design Biennale here.