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Dr Joe Langley PhD, MEng

Senior Research Fellow in Healthcare Innovation


Summary

I am a researcher in Lab4Living, an interdisciplinary research cluster where I am Senior Research Fellow in Healthcare Innovation.

I am a design engineer with a broad experience, industrial and academic, of applying technical and creative design methods in developing interventions with a focus on the healthcare sector. My experience is user centric, using inclusive and participatory design methods along with numerical engineering, experimental methods, prototyping and user testing. My work is by nature interdisciplinary and applied, working with clinicians, industry and users to co-develop interventions, test them, implement them and evaluate them. I am testing out models for open innovation as a means to break down market failure barriers to innovation in some healthcare markets.

About

I have developed close partnerships and networks across different boundaries with a secondment in NIHR Devices for Dignity HTC, an NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship hosted by NIHR CLAHRC YH, an honorary contract with Sheffield Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, a founding member of the TITCH (Technology and Innovation Transforming Child Health) network that includes Great Ormond St and Alder Hey, a member of the Research and Innovation Board and Sheffield Children Hospital and membership of HealthTech Sheffield (the HealthTech industrial sector committee (one of 7 industrial sectors) for the Sheffield City Region (SCR) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)).

I have engaged with the Product and Graphic Design teaching courses, developing and embedding a group project module in creative design for healthcare that places students in clinical contexts in the local hospitals. I also mentor final year students from both Occupational Therapy and Design Courses.

I am a named inventor on two patents for a medical orthotic and a bedside male urinal and I am on the organising committee for the Design4Health Conference, Exhibition and 24-hour Design Challenge.

I am also qualified in the Sheffield Microsystems Coaching Academy hosted by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust and funded by The Health Foundation. As part of the training I am providing Microsystems Service Improvement Coaching work to the Metabolic Bone Centre clinical Microsystems.

Healthcare Innovation, Participatory Design, Co-creation, Knowledge Mobilisation, Paediatric Healthcare Technologies

Teaching

Business, Technology and Enterprise

Research

CI NIHR, i4i programme, 2015 for 3 years (£575000) ‘Support4all: developing a dignity support bra for breast cancer radiotherapy treatment’
PI NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship, 2014, 3 years (£222800)

Head UP

The 'State of the Art' of Design Theory and Practice

Design4Health

Neck Assessment Tool

Is green a grey area?

Tracking Obesity Using Games

Digital memo wall

SHINE - Design in Rehab

ARTHOUSE

Lab 4 Living

Pancani, S., Rowson, J., Tindale, W., Heron, N., Langley, J., Quinn, A., Read, H., Stanton, A., McCarthy, A., Shaw, P., McDermott, C. Mazzá, C., In Press, 'Assessment of the Sheffield Support Snood, an innovative cervical orthosis designed for people affected by neck weakness', Clinical Biomechanics (2015)

Reed, H., Langley, J., Stanton, A., Heron, N., Clarke, Z., Judge, S., McCarthy, A., Quinn, A., Squire, G., Wells, O., Tindale, W., Baxter, S., Shaw, P., McDermott, C., 2015 'Head-Up; an interdisciplinary, participatory and co-design process informing the development of a novel neck support for people living with progressive neck muscle weakness with an initial focus on those motor neurone disease', Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 39:7, 404-410

Baxter, S., Reed, H., Clarke, Z., Judge, S., Heron, N., McCarthy, A., Langley, J., Stanton, A., Wells, O., Squire, G., Quinn, A., Shaw, P., McDermott, C. In Press, 'Evaluating a novel cervical otrhosis to support neck weakness in patients with motor neurone disease'. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration

Wolstenholme, D., Downes, T., Leaver, J., Partridge, R. and Langley, J., 2014. 'Improving self-efficacy in spinal cord injury patients through "design thinking" rehabilitation workshops'. British Medical Journal Quality Improvement Reports, 3 (1)

Publications

Journal articles

Law, R.-.J., Langley, J., Hall, B., Burton, C., Hiscock, J., Williams, L., ... Williams, N.H. (2021). Promoting physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions in primary care: the Function First realist synthesis with co-design. Health Services and Delivery Research, 9.

Law, R.-.J., Langley, J., Hall, B., Burton, C., Hiscock, J., Williams, L., ... Williams, N.H. (2021). ‘Function First’: How to promote physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions managed in primary care? A study combining realist and co-design methods. BMJ Open, 11 (7). http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046751

Tsakos, G., Brocklehurst, P.R., Watson, S., Verey, A., Goulden, N., Jenkins, A., ... McKenna, G. (2021). Improving the oral health of older people in care homes (TOPIC): a protocol for a feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 7. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-021-00872-6

Davis, A., Niki, W., Langley, J., & Ian, G. (2021). Low-Contact Co-Design: Considering more flexible spatiotemporal models for the co-design workshop. Strategic Design Research Journal, 14 (1).

Craig, J., Sharman, M., Fitzgerald, C., Wigg, D., Beth, W., Wilkinson, E., ... Elder, C. (2020). Training using a simulation-based workshop reduces inaccuracies in estimations of testicular volume. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. http://doi.org/10.1515/jpem-2020-0312

Brocklehurst, P., Baker, S., & Langley, J. (2020). Context and the evidence based paradigm: The potential for participatory research and systems thinking in oral health. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. http://doi.org/10.1111/cdoe.12570

Hatton, A., Haslam, C., Bell, S., Langley, J., Woolrych, R., Cory, C., ... Goodwin, V. (2020). Innovative solutions to enhance safe and green environments for ageing well using co-design through Patient and Public Involvement. Research Involvement and Engagement, 6 (1), 45. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-020-00223-4

Mills, N., & Langley, J. (2020). Commentary: Collaboration for clinical innovation: a nursing and engineering alliance for better patient care. Journal of Research in Nursing, 25 (3), 305-307. http://doi.org/10.1177/1744987120922394

Law, R.-.J., Williams, L., Langley, J., Burton, C., Hall, B., Hiscock, J., ... Williams, N. (2020). 'Function First—Be Active, Stay Independent'—promoting physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions by primary care: a protocol for a realist synthesis with embedded co-production and co-design. BMJ Open, 10 (2), e035686. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035686

Rycroft-Malone, J., & Langley, J. (2020). Re-Framing the knowledge to action challenge through NIHR knowledge mobilisation research fellows. Comment on “CIHR Health System Impact Fellows: Reflections on ‘Driving Change’ Within the Health System". International Journal of Health Policy and Management (IJHPM). http://doi.org/10.15171/ijhpm.2020.02

Sheard, L., Marsh, C., Mills, T., Peacock, R., Langley, J., Partridge, R., ... Lawton, R. (2019). Using patient experience data to develop a patient experience toolkit to improve hospital care: a mixed-methods study. .

Brocklehurst, P., Langley, J., Baker, S., McKenna, G., Smith, C., & Wassall, R. (2019). Promoting co-production in the generation and use of research evidence to improve service provision in special care dentistry. British dental journal, 227 (1), 15-18. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-019-0458-5

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., & Mills, N. (2019). Risk & reward: Exploring design’s role in measuring outcomes in health. Design Journal, 22 (sup1), 2231-2234. http://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2019.1595017

Elder, C.J., Langley, J., Stanton, A., De Silva, S., Akbarian-Tefaghi, L., Wales, J.K.H., & Wright, N.P. (2019). A simulation study assessing the accuracy and reliability of orchidometer estimation of testicular volume. Clinical Endocrinology, 90 (4), 623-629. http://doi.org/10.1111/cen.13923

Craig, J., Sharman, M., Fitzgerald, C., Wigg, D., Williams, B., Wilkinson, E., ... Elder, C. (2018). Using a testicular simulation model as an educational tool to improve testicular volume estimations [abstract only]. Endocrine Abstracts, 58. http://doi.org/10.1530/endoabs.58.p026

Langley, J., Wolstenholme, D., & Cooke, J. (2018). 'Collective Making' as knowledge mobilisation: the contribution of participatory design in the co-creation of knowledge in healthcare. BMC Health Services Research, 18, 585. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3397-y

Spronson, L., Pryde, L., Reed, H., Squire, G., Stanton, A., Langley, J., ... McDermott, C. (2017). P30 - Patient involvement at every stage: design and coproduction of the Head Up neck support collar. Research Involvement and Engagement, 3 (Suppl1), 27. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-017-0075-x

Langley, J., Pancani, S., Kilner, K., Reed, H., Stanton, A., Heron, N., ... McDermott, C.J. (2017). A comfort assessment of existing cervical orthoses. Ergonomics, 61 (2), 329-338. http://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2017.1353137

Cooke, J., Langley, J., Wolstenholme, D., & Hampshaw, S. (2016). 'Seeing' the Difference: The Importance of Visibility and Action as a Mark of 'Authenticity' in Co-production ; Comment on “Collaboration and Co-production of Knowledge in Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges”. International Journal of Health Policy Management, 6 (6), 345-348. http://doi.org/10.15171/ijhpm.2016.136

Baxter, S., Reed, H., Clarke, Z., Judge, S., Heron, N., McCarthy, A., ... McDermott, C. (2016). Evaluating a novel cervical orthosis, the SheffieldSupport Snood, in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease with neck weakness. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 17 (5-6), 436-442. http://doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2016.1148170

Pancani, S., Rowson, J., Tindale, W., Heron, N., Langley, J., McCarthy, A.D., ... Mazza, C. (2015). Assessment of the Sheffield Support Snood, an innovative cervical orthosis designed for people affected by neck weakness. Clinical Biomechanics, 32, 201-206. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.11.010

Reed, H., Langley, J., Stanton, A., Heron, N., Clarke, Z., Judge, S., ... McDermott, C.J. (2015). Head up ; an interdisciplinary, participatory and co-design process informing the development of a novel neck support for people living with progressive neck muscle weakness. Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 39 (7), 404-410. http://doi.org/10.3109/03091902.2015.1088092

Wolstenholme, D., Downes, T., Leaver, J., Partridge, R., & Langley, J. (2014). Improving self-efficacy in spinal cord injury patients through "design thinking" rehabilitation workshops. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports, 3 (1). http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjquality.u205728.w2340

Langley, J. (2012). Is green a grey area? sustainability and inclusivity: recycling and the ageing population. The Design Journal, 15 (1), 33-56. http://doi.org/10.2752/175630612X13192035508507

Langley, J., Turner, N., & Yoxall, A. (2011). Attributes of packaging and influences on waste. Packaging Technology and Science, 24 (3), 161-175. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.924

Yoxall, A., Langley, J., Luxmoore, J., Janson, R., Taylor, J.C., & Rowson, J. (2010). Understanding the use of tools for opening packaging. Universal Access in the Information Society, 9 (3), 273-281. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-009-0174-z

Rowson, J., Langley, J., Kamat, S.R., & Yoxall, A. (2010). Squeezability. Part 2: getting stuff out of a bottle. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 224 (6), 1261-1271. http://doi.org/10.1243/09544062JMES1772

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Heppell, G., Rodriguez-Falcon, E., Bradbury, S., Lewis, R., ... Rowson, J. (2010). Food for Thought? - A UK pilot study testing a methodology for compositional domestic food waste analysis. Waste Management & Research, 28 (3), 220-227. http://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X08095348

Yoxall, A., Langley, J., Janson, R., Lewis, R., Hayes, S.A., & Bix, L. (2010). How wide do you want the jar?: The effect on diameter forease of opening for wide-mouth closures. Packaging Technology and Science, 23 (1), 11-18. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.874

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Manson, G., Lewis, W., Waterhouse, A., Thelwall, D., ... Leech, B. (2009). The use of uncertainty analysis as a food waste estimation tool. Waste Management & Research, 27 (3), 199-206. http://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X08095231

Yoxall, A., Luxmoore, J., Rowson, J., Langley, J., & Janson, R. (2008). Size does matter: further studies in hand–pack interaction using computer simulation. Packaging Technology and Science, 21 (2), 61-72. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.778

Yoxall, A., Luxmoore, J., Langley, J., & Janson, R. (2008). Size does matter: further studies in hand-pack interaction using computer simulation. Packaging Technology and Science, 21 (2), 61-72. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.778/pdf

Lewis, R., Menardi, C., Yoxall, A., & Langley, J. (2007). Finger friction: grip and opening packaging. Wear, 263 (7-12), 1124-1132. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2006.12.024

Yoxall, A., Janson, R., Bradbury, S.R., Langley, J., Wearn, J., & Hayes, S. (2006). Openability: producing design limits for consumer packaging. Packaging Technology and Science, 19 (4), 219-225. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.725

Yoxall, A., Langley, J., Janson, R., Wearn, J., & Manson, G. (2006). The use of uncertainty analysis for the design of container closures. Packaging Technology and Science, 19 (3), 139-147. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.716

Langley, J., Janson, R., Wearn, J., & Yoxall, A. (2005). ‘Inclusive’ design for containers: improving openability. Packaging Technology and Science, 18 (6), 285-293. http://doi.org/10.1002/pts.699

Yoxall, A., Newlands, G.J., Roberts, M., Langley, J., & Taylor, P. (2002). A numerical model of closure lining materials. Glass Technology, 43 (4), 157-161.

Yoxall, A., Newlands, G.J., Roberts, M., Langley, J., & Taylor, P. (2002). A numerical simulation of the roll-on-pilfer-proof (ROPP) process on a GF305 thread. Glass Technology, 43 (3), 116-119.

Hatton, A.L., Haslam, C., Bell, S., Langley, J., Woolrych, R., Cory, C., ... Goodwin, V.A. (n.d.). Innovative solutions to enhance safe and green environments for ageing well using stakeholder co-design. . http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.23768/v1

Conference papers

Langley, J., Bec, R., Partridge, R., Wheeler, G., Jane-Law, R., Burton, C., ... Williams, N. (2020). ‘Playing’ with Evidence: combining creative co-design methods with realist evidence synthesis. In Christer, K., Craig, C., & Chamberlain, P. (Eds.) Design for Health 2020, (pp. 323-335). Lab4Living, Sheffield Hallam University: https://research.shu.ac.uk/design4health/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/D4H-Proceedings-2020-Vol-2-Final.pdf

Langley, J., Wheeler, G., Mills, N., & Heron, N. (2020). Starworks: Politics, Power and Expertise in co-producing a research, patient, practice and industry partnership for child prosthetics. In Christer, K., Craig, C., & Chamberlain, P. (Eds.) Design 4 Health 2020, (pp. 314-322). Design 4 Health, Sheffield Hallam University: https://research.shu.ac.uk/design4health/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/D4H-Proceedings-2020-Vol-2-Final.pdf

Law, R.-.J., Williams, L., Burton, C., Hall, B., Hiscock, J., Langley, J., ... Gallanders, J. (2019). What is the role of primary care in reducing the decline in physical function and physical activity in people with long-term conditions? Findings from realist synthesis with co-design. In PRIME Centre Wales Annual Meeting 2019, Cardiff, UK, 27 November 2019.

Jeays-Ward, K., Wells, O., McCarthy, A., Morris, N., Jacobson, K., Hay, A., ... Drake, M. (2019). Developing a technology to enable the rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI). In Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge XII, London, UK, 13 November 2019 - 14 November 2019.

Jeays-Ward, K., Wells, O., McCarthy, A., Morris, N., Jacobson, K., Hay, A., ... Drake, M. (2019). Developing a technology to enable the rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI). In Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge XII, London, UK, 13 November 2019 - 14 November 2019.

Langley, J., Ankeny, U., Partridge, R., Wheeler, G., & Carroll, C. (2019). Co-designing resources for knowledge based self-reflection for people living with Parkinson’s disease to better enable independent living. In IADE/UNIDCOM’s 10th Interna,onal Conference Senses & Sensibility 2019: Lost in (G)localiza,on, Lisbon, 27 November 2019 - 29 November 2019. Springer

Law, R.-.J., Langley, J., Jenkin, R., Williams, L., Hiscock, J., Hall, B., ... Williams, N. (2019). What is the role of primary care in reducing the decline in physical function and physical activity in people with long-term conditions? Findings from realist theory-building workshops using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®(abstract only). In 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Academic Primary Care, Exeter, UK, 3 July 2019 - 5 July 2019. https://sapc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/sapc_asm_2019_exeter_abstracts.pdf

Langley, J., Jenkin, R., Law, R.-.J., & Williams, N. (2019). Exploring Primary Care physical activity interventions using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®. In 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Academic Primary Care, Exeter, 3 July 2019 - 5 July 2019. https://sapc.ac.uk/conference/2019/abstract/exploring-primary-care-physical-activity-interventions-using-legor-serious

Ali, A., Church, G., Bec, R., & Langley, J. (2018). Enhancing uptake of an exercise programme after stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) - a co-production event. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE, 13, 29.

Langley, J., Bec, R., Wheeler, G., & Partridge, R. (2018). The need for distributed co-design in healthcare contexts. In Christer, K., Craig, C., & Wolstenholme, D. (Eds.) Design4Health, 4 September 2018 - 6 September 2018. Sheffield Hallam University

Langley, J., Wolstenholme, D., Snellgrove-Clarke, E., & Matherson, L. (2018). How Lego Serious Play supports team building through the creative co-production. In Christer, K., Craig, C., & Wolstenholme, D. (Eds.) Design4Health, 4 September 2018 - 6 September 2018. Sheffield Hallam University

Partridge, R., Langley, J., & Gwilt, I. (2018). Design, behaviour change and long term conditions: he impact of demonstrating design skills to adolescents with chronic pain. In Christer, K., Craig, C., & Wolstenholme, D. (Eds.) Design 4 Health. Sheffield Hallam University

Gwilt, I., Partridge, R., Peacock, R., Marsh, C., Sheard, L., Lawton, R., & Langley, J. (2017). Using co-design workshops to develop a ward-level patient experience improvement toolkit. In Barron, D., & Seemann, K. (Eds.) Design4Health, Melbourne. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Design4Health 2017,Melbourne Cricket, (pp. 95-98). Sheffield Hallam University jointly with Swinburne University of Technology: https://research.shu.ac.uk/design4health/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/D4H2017-Proceedings-Master-File-print.pdf

Langley, J., Partridge, R., Gwilt, I., & Wolstenholme, D. (2017). Using Knowledge Mobilisation Theory to inform the design of the co-design workshop for healthcare research and innovation. In Barron, D., & Seemann, K. (Eds.) Design4Health, Melbourne. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Design4Health 2017,Melbourne Cricket, (pp. 334-336). Sheffield Hallam University jointly with Swinburne University of Technology: https://research.shu.ac.uk/design4health/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/D4H2017-Proceedings-Master-File-print.pdf

Gwilt, I., Langley, J., Partridge, R., Davis, S., Woodward, L., & Spooner, A. (2017). Pain Talking: exploring the experience, expression and description of chronic pain through creative processes and visualisation strategies. In Kung, C., Larn, E., & Lee, Y. (Eds.) Open design for E-very-thing. Cumulus Hong Kong 2016 , 21-24 November 2016 Hong Kong Design Institute, (pp. 225-229). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Design Institute: http://cumulus.hkdihongkong2016.org/uploads/files/cumulus_hong_kong_2016_working_papers.pdf

De Silva, S., Akbarian-Tefaghi, L., Langley, J., Stanton, A., Wright, N.P., & Elder, C.J. (2016). The Intra- and Inter-User Reliability of Testicular Volume Estimation - A Simulation Study. HORMONE RESEARCH IN PAEDIATRICS, 86, 427.

Reed, H., Stanton, A., & Langley, J. (2014). Co-design and development of a specific cervical orthosis to support neck weakness due to neurological disease. Australian National MND Conference.

McDermott, C.J., Baxter, S., Reed, H., Clarke, Z., Heron, N., Langley, J., ... Shaw, P.J. (2014). The impact of neck weakness and experiences of using neck orthoses in people with motor neuron disease. In 25th International Conference on ALS/MND, Brussels, 2014 - 2014. doi:10.3109/21678421.2014.960172/029

Craig, C., Gwilt, I., Langley, J., & Partridge, R. (2013). Thinking through design and rehabilitation. Assistive Technology Research Series, 33 (33), 798-803. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-304-9-798

Langley, J., Reed, H., Stanton, A., McDermott, C., Heron, N., Clarke, Z., ... Shaw, P. (2012). Head-Up : co-designing novel neck orthosis for neck weakness in MND. Recent Advances in Assistive Technology and Engineering. http://www.raate.org.uk/2012/

Langley, J., Le Maitre, C., Vernon-Parry, K., Lockley, E., Westerman, J., Smith, J., ... Choppin, S. (2012). Being interdisciplinary..... creating a culture for the academics of tomorrow. In Understanding Interdisciplinarity: theory and practice - An International Conference, Sheffield, 12 June 2012 - 14 June 2012.

Clarke, Z., Langley, J., Judge, S., Hawley, M., Hosking, I., & Heron, N. (2011). User involvement in the early development of assistive technology devices. In Assistive Technology Research Series Volume 29, 2011. Everyday Technology for Independence and Care - AAATE 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands, (pp. 362-373). IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-814-4-362

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Craig, C., & Reed, H. (2011). Assisted Services - Physical support or psychological blow? In Design 4 Health European Conference and Exhibition, Sheffield, UK.

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Reed, H., & Kuhlmann, S. (2011). Is green a grey area? Sustainability and inclusivity; theageing population and recycling. In Include 2011, RCA London. RCA: http://include11.kinetixevents.co.uk/4dcgi/prog?operation=author&id=1261

Yoxall, A., Langley, J., Musselwhite, C., Rodriguez-Falcon, E.M., & Rowson, J. (2010). Husband, daughter, son and postman, hot-water, knife and towel : assistive strategies for jar opening. In Langdon, P., Clarkson, P.J., & Robinson, P. (Eds.) Designing inclusive interactions : inclusive interations between people and products in their contexts of use, (pp. 187-196). Springer-Verlag

Yoxall, A., Langley, J., Luxmoore, J., Janson, R., Taylor, J.C., & Rowson, J. (2008). Help or Hindrance: The Use of Tools for Opening Packaging. In Langdon, P., Clarkson, J., & Robinson, P. (Eds.) Designing Inclusive Futures, (pp. 65-74). London: Springer

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Janson, R., & Wearn, J. (2005). The 'inclusive engineering' approach: an optimum diameter for ease of opening. In 22nd IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, Campinas.

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Wearn, J., & Janson, R. (2004). Inclusive design: making packaging easier to open for all. In 14th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, Stockholm, 13 June 2004 - 16 June 2004.

Langley, J., Yoxall, A., & Yates, J. (2003). Understanding the roll-on-pilfer-proof process. In 21st IAPRI Symposium, Valencia.

Langley, J., & Dimitri, P. (2015). A paediatric technology innovation network and pipeline. In Family Health: Embracing Technologies for Professionals and Families - Smart Care in Paediatrics Workshop, London, 13 January 2015 - 2 January 2015.

Reed, H., Stanton, A., & Langley, J. Empathetic design research and development in practice; co-development of an innovative head and neck support for people with Motor Neurone Disease. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016 : Open Design for E-very-thing – exploring new design purposes. Hong Kong Design Institute: http://www.cumulusassociation.org/open-design-of-e-very-thing/

Book chapters

Langley, J., Wheeler, G., Partridge, R., Bec, R., Wolstenholme, D., & Sproson, L. (2020). Designing with and for older people. In Intelligent Systems Reference Library. (pp. 3-19). http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26292-1_1

Langley, J. (2015). Using design to mobilise knowledge from health research into practice. In Christer, K. (Ed.) Design4Health 2015. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference in Design4Health. Sheffiled 13-16th July 2015. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University

Reports

Mawson, S., Ali, A., Higginbottom, M., Ariss, S., Blackburn, J., Langley, J., ... Benova, I. (2021). Circle of Care for Home: Community Stroke Services Sheffield. Project Report, Part 1: January 2021. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/circle-care-home-2020-2021

Wheeler, G., Mills, N., & Langley, J. (2020). The Starworks Project: Annual Report to National Institute for Health Research 2018-2019. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/starworks-NIHR-1819

Wheeler, G., Mills, N., & Langley, J. (2020). The Starworks Project: Annual Report to National Institute for Health Research 2017-2018. Sheffield Hallam Universuty. http://doi.org/10.7190/starworks-NIHR-1718

Theses / Dissertations

Partridge, R.A. (2018). The Value of a Research Through Design approach toexplore Healthcare Service Provision. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Langley, J. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00208

Patents

Reed, H., Stanton, A., & Langley, J. (2015). Neck Orthosis. GB2516725 (A) ― 2015-02-04. http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?DB=worldwide.espacenet.com&II=0&ND=3&adjacent=true&locale=en_EP&FT=D&date=20150204&CC=GB&NR=2516725A&KC=A

Internet Publications

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., Ankeny, U., & Mills, N. (2020). Starworks Network Twitter page. https://twitter.com/starworks_cp

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., Ankeny, U., & Mills, N. (2020). Starworks Network Twitter page. https://twitter.com/starworks_cp

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., Ankeny, U., & mills, N. (2020). Starworks Ambassador Network and Facebook group. [Social Media]. https://www.facebook.com/starworksnetwork/

Mills, N., Wheeler, G., & Langley, J. (2019). Co-production in Action. Number Two. Case Study 3: The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Child Prosthetics Research Project. https://www.invo.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Co-production-in-action-No2.pdf

Mills, N., Wheeler, G., & Langley, J. (2019). Co-production in Action. Number Two. Case Study 3: The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Child Prosthetics Research Project. https://www.invo.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Co-production-in-action-No2.pdf

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., Ankeny, U., & Mills, N. (2018). Starworks Network website: "Starworks - Innovations in prosthetics for young people". [World Wide Web]. https://www.starworks-innovation.org.uk/

Wheeler, G., Langley, J., Ankeny, U., & Mills, N. (2018). Starworks Network website: "Starworks - Innovations in prosthetics for young people". [World Wide Web]. https://www.starworks-innovation.org.uk/

Presentations

Wheeler, G., Partridge, R., Bec, R., & Langley, J. (2018). ‘Making’ Knowledge, ‘Making’ Impact. Presented at: Creating Knowledge Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, 2018

Langley, J., Wolstenholme, D., & Partridge, R. (2016). How to involve people in authentic and meaningful co-production – using Lego. Presented at: Science of Improvement Conference, Harrogate, 2016

Langley, J. (2016). Participatory design : co-creation | co-production | co-design combining imaging and knowledge. Presented at: Knowledge Utilisation Colloquium, Llandudno, Wales, 2016

Langley, J. (2016). Head-Up; a case study of participatory design as knowledge synthesis. Presented at: Knowledge Utilisation Colloquium 2016, Llandudno, Wales, 2016

Langley, J. (2015). Thinking with your hands : participatory design and creative practices as knowledge co-creation. Presented at: PenCLAHRC Seminar Series on Implementation and Knowledge Research, University of Exeter, 2015

Langley, J., Wolstenholme, D., Craig, C., & Chamberlain, P. (2015). EngagingAging : meaningful participation for older people in research and innovation. Presented at: Innovation Learning Network Ageing Series (part of the Virtual Thursday programme), 2015

Langley, J., Partridge, R., Griffiths, P., & Varney, E. (2015). Service improvement by design. Presented at: STH Leadership Forum, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, 2015

Langley, J., Partridge, R., & Wolstenholme, D. (2015). Service improvement by design. Presented at: Sheffield MCA Expo, Sheffield Hallam University, 2015

Langley, J., & Partridge, R. (2015). Participatory healthcare innovation. Presented at: Ageing actively conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, 2015

Langley, J. (2015). Bringing design practice into healthcare. Presented at: Health Foundation Co-Production Summit, Bangor University, Wales, 2016

Langley, J. (2015). Design practice into healthcare. Presented at: CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber Implementation Showcase, Plaza Hotel, Leeds, 2015

Langley, J., & Wolstenholme, D. (2015). Designing in health: lessons and opportunities from the UK Health Service. Presented at: Design in Health Innovation, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 2015

Posters

Goodwin, V., Dulake, N., & Langley, J. (2017). Vertebral fragility fractures: co-designing solutions to promote independence and quality of life based on the needs of service users. Presented at: Fragility Fracture Network Conference, Malmo, Sweden, 2017

Rosbottom, K., Probst, H., Choppin, S., Bragg, C.M., Collins, K., Crank, H., ... Langley, J. (2016). Using 3D stereophotogrammetry to evaluate the stability, and positional accuracy of a breast immobilisation device. Presented at: UK Radiation Oncology Conference, Liverpool, 2016

Elder, C., De Silva, S., Akbarian-Tefaghi, L., Langley, J., & Wright, N. (2015). Inter and intra-Rater Reliability of Accuracy of Testicular volume Evaluation (IRRATE): a simulation study. Presented at: Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Sheffield, 2015

Langley, J., Reed, H., & Stanton, A. (2014). Head Up ‘Neck Collar Comfort Assessment’. Presented at: 25th International Conference on ALS/MND, Brussels, 2014

Reed, H., Stanton, A., & Langley, J. (2014). Head Up, ‘Co-designing of novel neck orthosis for MND Patients’. Presented at: 25th International Conference on ALS/MND, Brussels, 2014

Other publications

Langley, J., Partridge, R., Wheeler, G., & Bec, R. (2018). Invited masterclass: Creative thinking and problem solving. https://www.cphvaconference.co.uk/

Other activities

Honorary Research Fellow at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Honorary Research Fellow at Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Member of Research and Innovation Board at Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Founding Member of TITCH Network
Member of HealthTech Sheffield (Sector advisory group to Sheffield LEP)

Postgraduate supervision

‘Can design thinking enhance self-management skills, resourcefulness and creativity in children with long term conditions?’
‘Co-designing digital technologies to support victims of domestic abuse’
‘What is the effect of the design of clinical space on the management of care?’

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Dr Joe Langley is a Design Engineer in Healthcare Innovation working in Lab4Living, an interdisciplinary research group which brings together designers, health care practitioners, engineers, psychologists with the aim of designing products, services and environments to improve the quality of life and well-being for individuals.

Joe’s research focuses particularly on the role of different stakeholders (Researchers, Patients, Healthcare Professionals, Industry) in the innovation process, using creative practices to co-create novel interventions and put them into everyday practice.

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