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Award win for Dr Joy Egede

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Award success for Dr Joy Egede


The School of Computer Science is very pleased to announce that Dr Joy Egede has won the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland For Women in Science Rising Talents Programme, in Mathematics and Computer Science. There are 54 regional awards covering 118 countries and attract over 9000 applicants. From this Joy was selected as one of 5 winners of a £15,000 endowment. Joy will be able to use this prize to continue to grow and pursue a successful career in science.
Joy is a valued member of the computer science team and has already made a brilliant start to her scientific career following graduating from her PhD in 2019. Currently, Joy currently works with the Computer Vision Lab and the Biomedical Research Center in developing methods for detecting and interpreting medical conditions from expressive human behaviour, as well as designing models that enable heath information systems to adapt content delivery to the user, based on audio-visual signals read off the user. This includes projects relating to the automatic objective assessment of comorbid mental health issues and pain, and using virtual agents to deliver health advice to mothers and mothers-to-be in sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted on Friday 22nd May 2020

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