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The Smart Robots for Health Communications project focuses on the development and analysis of physical and virtual human-robot interactions, and has the capability to improve healthcare outcomes by helping healthcare professionals better understand patients’ behaviour. Professor David Harris Smith in the Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia will be collaborating with Frauke Zeller, professor in the School of Professional Communication at Ryerson University and Hermenio Lima, a dermatologist and professor of medicine at McMaster’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. Read more about the project on the McMaster Daily News: hitchBOT Creators to Study How AI and Robots Can Help Patients.