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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. He was UoA11 Deputy lead for REF2021 but is currently Impact Lead for the next REF submission. He is also Head of Degree Apprenticeships for his Department. 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).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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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