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Prof Laurence Kenney
Prof Laurence Kenney
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
From October 2000 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Rehabilitation technologies, including prosthetics and functional electrical stimulation systems to assist movement. I have a growing interest in how design impacts on how users interact with their rehabilitation device. 

Key Qualifications
1993
1986
Key Projects
2016
Mar
Are older people putting themselves at risk of falling when using a walking frame?
Dunhill Medical Trust, £74,907.00.
Principal Investigator: S Thies (60%). Co-Investigators: M Granat (10%), L Kenney (15%), D Howard (15%).
2015
May
2015
Mar
A novel body-worn falls detection system: development and evaluation in the frail elderly population
The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust, £73,598.00.
Principal Investigator: M Granat (60%). Co-Investigators: T Williamson (15%), S Thies (10%), L Kenney (15%).
2014
Jul
Development of a novel thigh-worn falls detection monitor
Greater Manchester Academic Health Sciences Network, £31,630.00.
Principal Investigator: M Granat (50%). Co-Investigators: L Kenney (25%), S Thies (25%).
2014
Feb
A practical, yet flexible functional electrical stimulation system for upper limb functional rehabilitation
National Institute for Health Research, £568,893.00.
Principal Investigator: L Kenney (35%). Co-Investigators: D Howard (30%), N Hardiker (5%), T Williamson (5%), C Smith (25%).
2013
Nov
Prosthetic Hand
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, £5,395.00.
Principal Investigator: L Kenney (100%).
2012
Dec
Energy efficient lower limb prostheses
EPSRC, £671,817.00.
Principal Investigator: D Howard (40%). Co-Investigators: M Twiste (15%), R Baker (15%), L Kenney (30%).
2011
Nov
REaCH (FSF funding to support two ongoing studies) (Extension to HLRA32)
Stroke LRN, £2,000.00.
Principal Investigator: L Kenney (100%).
2011
May
REaCH (FSF funding to support two ongoing studies)
Stroke LRN, £4,316.00.
Principal Investigator: L Kenney (100%).
2009
Feb
An advanced FES rehabilitation tool for upper limb therapy after stroke
Department of Health, £470,753.00.
Principal Investigator: D Howard (30%). Co-Investigators: C Smith (20%), L Kenney (30%), T Williamson (10%), S Thies (10%).
2007
Oct
Dynamic orthosis with virtual electrodes for the lower limb
Health Technology Devices programme (DoH), £426,606.00.
Principal Investigator: L Kenney (30%). Co-Investigators: T Williamson (15%), J Ryan (15%), D Howard (20%), C Smith (20%).
2007
Aug
Stumbles in an activity context
Vodafone Group Services Limited, £19,994.00.
Investigators: S Preece (20%), D Howard (40%), L Kenney (40%).
2007
Apr
Wearable computing for real time monitoring of 3d foot orientation
National Institute for Health Research, £37,500.00.
Investigators: C Nester (15%), S Tyson (30%), L Kenney (40%), D Howard (15%).
2006
Jun
Inclusive design for getting outdoors (I'DGO TOO)
EPSRC, £482,841.00.
Principal Investigator: M Ormerod (25%). Co-Investigators: L Kenney (25%), D Howard (10%), C Nester (15%), R Newton (25%).
2005
Oct
The development of a clinically user friendly device to measure posture: The POET
National Institute for Health Research, £228,512.00.
Investigators: D Howard (30%), M Moatamedi (10%), L Kenney (30%), S Tyson (30%).
2003
Oct
Healthy Aims
EC (Framework), £450,000.00.
Investigators: D Howard (40%), L Kenney (60%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2010
Mar

 http://usir.salford.ac.uk/9258/

External Examiner Duties
2012
Jan

 Various PhD examiner roles at various UK univerisities

Invited Papers and Lectures
2012
Mar
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2016
Nov