Professor Bernard A Conway

Biomedical Engineering


Classical and controlled auditory mismatch responses to multiple physical deviances in anaesthetised and conscious mice
O'Reilly Jamie A, Conway Bernard A
European Journal of Neuroscience (2020)
Transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation increases corticospinal transmission and enhances voluntary motor output in humans
Yamaguchi Tomofumi, Beck Mikkel M, Therkildsen Eva R, Svane Christian, Forman Christian, Lorentzen Jakob, Conway Bernard A, Lundbye-Jensen Jesper, Geertsen Svend S, Nielsen Jens B
Physiological Reports Vol 8 (2020)
Heterogeneous real-time multi-channel time-domain feature extraction using parallel sum reduction on GPU
Arnin J, Kahani D, Lakany H, Conway B A
Proceedings of the 8th Graz Brain Computer Interface Conference 2019, Bridging Science and Application 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (2019)
Differentiating variations in thumb position from recordings of the surface electromyogram in adults performing static grips, a proof of concept study
Aranceta-Garza Alejandra, Conway Bernard Arthur
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology Vol 7 (2019)
Implementation and evaluation of different time and frequency domain feature extraction methods for a two class motor imagery BCI applications : a performance comparison between GPU and CPU
Arnin J, Kahani D, Conway BA
BioMedEng18 (2018)
A soft wearable robotic exoskeleton for rehabilitation of the frozen shoulder
Failes JF, Lakany H, Conway B
BioMedEng18, pp. 221 (2018)

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Research interests

My main research interests are focused on fundamental and applied studies in motor control in normal subjects and people with disabilities arising from trauma or disease affecting the central nervous system. I work closely with the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit and currently we are participating in research to monitor (using electrophysiological measures) the changes in CNS function that occur in spinal cord injured patients in response to intensive locomotor re-training programmes.    In addition, research is ongoing to develop robust brain computer interfaces that can be used by severely disabled people to control assistive devices for mobility. This work is at a stage where we expect to translate promising laboratory studies on normal subjects to a patient population.

Professional activities

Wellcome Trust (External organisation)
EPSRC Healthcare Technologies International/Global Challenges Research Fund Workshop
Dunhill Medical Trust (External organisation)
Wellcome Trust (External organisation)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (External organisation)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (External organisation)

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics & Orthotics
Buis, Arjan (Principal Investigator) Conway, Bernard A (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2027
Centre for Excellence in Rehabilitation Research | Zapotoczny, Lukasz
Conway, Bernard A (Principal Investigator) Di Caterina, Gaetano (Co-investigator) Zapotoczny, Lukasz (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 01-Jan-2021
Special Emphasis Network in the UK
Conway, Bernard A (Principal Investigator)
Special Emphasis Network in the UK
01-Jan-2017 - 15-Jan-2018
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies | Failes, Jonathan
Lakany, Heba (Principal Investigator) Conway, Bernard A (Co-investigator) Failes, Jonathan (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 26-Jan-2019
Centre for Excellence in Rehabilitation Research (Year 4)
Conway, Bernard A (Principal Investigator) MacGregor, Scott (Co-investigator) Rowe, Philip (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2014 - 31-Jan-2018
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies
Connolly, Patricia (Principal Investigator) Black, Richard Anthony (Co-investigator) Conway, Bernard A (Co-investigator) Graham, Duncan (Co-investigator) Hunter, Iain (Co-investigator) Mathieson, Keith (Co-investigator) Ulijn, Rein (Co-investigator) Winn, Philip (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2014 - 30-Jan-2022

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