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Research interests

Bioinformatics, Connected Health, Healthcare Technology, Sports Technology, Wearable Systems


Dr Godfrey is lead for his departments Digital Health & Wellbeing research group as well as Deputy REF lead. He received his BEng in electronic engineering and PhD in biomedical electronics from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He also holds the MBA from Newcastle University. 

His major research is in algorithms for data science and analytics in healthcare. This includes areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining and multidimensional signal processing. He has published over 100 papers on those topics in various engineering and medical journals from a portfolio of translational-based research. He serves as Deputy Editor for npj/Nature Digital Medicine, Editor for Maturitias and Associate Editor for Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation. He is an International Advisory board member for Physiological Measurement. Dr Godfrey is a Member of the Institution Engineering Technology (MIET) and Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (SMIEEE). He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Education/Academic qualification

Business Administration, MBA, Newcastle University

26 Sept 201631 Aug 2017

Award Date: 31 Aug 2017

Electronics, PhD, University of Limerick

1 Jan 20052 Oct 2008

Award Date: 6 Nov 2008

Engineering, BEng, University of Limerick

14 Sept 200015 May 2004

Award Date: 28 Jun 2004

External positions

University of Galway

1 Mar 2012 → …


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