AI and Assistive Technologies

Goal 10: Reduced inequalities 

Technology for people with disabilities and older people.

Catherine Holloway

Catherine Holloway

Professor and Academic Director, Global Disability Innovation Hub at UCL, PC Chair in AI and Assistive Technologies

Catherine Holloway is a Professor of Interaction Design & Innovation at UCL’s Interaction Centre. She is co-founder and Academic Director of the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) leading the multi-institution Academic Research Centre. Cathy is co-PI and research and innovation lead for the £19.8m Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office funded Assistive Technology 2030 programme. She has led the GDI Hub ARC to become the only World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Assistive Technology and is on the Expert Advisory Group for the WHO Assistive Technology World Report. She has over 100 publications in assistive technology and innovation.


International Research Centre
on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI)
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Jožef Stefan Institute
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