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Dr Alan Godfrey

Associate Professor

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

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).

Alan Godfrey

Campus Address

Room 307
CiS Building


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

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Active rehabilitation intervention following acute mild traumatic brain injury: A systematic review, Coman, B., Powell, D., Harrison, M., Rae, G., Godfrey, A., Stuart, S. Feb 2022, In: Physiotherapy
  • Automated Detection of Older Adults’ Naturally-Occurring Compensatory Balance Reactions: Translation from Laboratory to Free-living Conditions, Nouredanesh, M., Ojeda, L., Alexander, N., Godfrey, A., Schwenk, M., Melek, W., Tung, J. 2022, In: IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine
  • Automated Detection of Older Adults' Naturally-Occurring Compensatory Balance Reactions: Translation from Laboratory to Free-living Conditions, Nouredanesh, M., Ojeda, L., Alexander, N., Godfrey, A., Schwenk, M., Melek, W., Tung, J. 9 Mar 2022, In: IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine
  • Examining the use of wearables for remote monitoring of balance,gait and sleep in sports-related concussion: A single-subject study in rugby-union, Powell, D., Stuart, S., Godfrey, A. Feb 2022, In: Physiotherapy
  • Exploring Inertial-Based Wearable Technologies for Objective Monitoring in Sports-Related Concussion: a Single-Participant Report, Powell, D., Stuart, S., Godfrey, A. 1 May 2022, In: Physical Therapy
  • Free-living gait does not differentiate chronic mTBI compared to healthy controls, Powell, D., Godfrey, A., Parrington, L., Campbell, K., King, L., Stuart, S. 26 May 2022, In: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
  • Free-living Monitoring of Ambulatory Activity after Treatments for Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Cancers using an Accelerometer-based Wearable – A New Paradigm to Outcome Assessment in Musculoskeletal Oncology?, Furtado, S., Godfrey, A., Del Din, S., Rochester, L., Gerrand, C. 16 Jun 2022, In: Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Gait Impairment in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review, Dever, A., Powell, D., Graham, L., Mason, R., Das, J., Marshall, S., Vitório, R., Godfrey, A., Stuart, S. 14 Feb 2022, In: Sensors

  • Dylan Powell Wearables as objective tools in the monitoring of sports-related concussion Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Graham Coulby Monitoring building occupants for personalised health and wellbeing: Use of scalable technologies Start Date: 12/04/2019
  • Jason Moore Deep Learning Approach to Video Based Terrain Classification Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Fraser Young Towards a multi-modal, low-cost approach to gait assessment Start Date: 01/09/2020
  • Dylan Powell WEARABLES AS OBJECTIVE TOOLS IN THE MONITORING OF SPORTS RELATED CONCUSSION Start Date: 01/10/2019 End Date: 18/01/2022
  • Yunus Celik Instrumenting gait in neurological disorders: Multi-modal approach using wearables Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Graham Coulby Monitoring Building Occupants for Personalised Health and Wellbeing: Integration of Scalable Technologies Start Date: 12/04/2019 End Date: 24/09/2021

  • Business Administration MBA August 31 2017
  • Electronics PhD November 06 2008
  • Engineering BEng June 28 2004
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA


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