Mental health monitoring through interactive conversations

MENHIR

MENHIR is...

Mental health monitoring through interactive conversations (MENHIR) is an H2020 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) project. The MENHIR project aims to research and develop conversational technologies to promote mental health and assist people with mental ill health (mild depression and anxiety) manage their conditions.

What is the MENHIR Project about?

During this 4 years the 8 partners will work together in several areas such emotion recognition in speech, automatic conversation management, mental health, and other multidisciplinary topics. This project aims to serve as a step further in conversational technologies researching new areas and producing new tools to assist people with anxiety and mild depression.

How does MENHIR work?

Providing new insights and opportunities for multidisciplinary and cross-sectorial synergies

MENHIR aims to create a transdisciplinary, cross-sectorial and international network to go beyond the current state of art of conversational systems and boost their potential to have a positive impact in mental health.

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Providing a solid basis for the future

MENHIR results will allow to gain understanding on how technology can support and improve the wellbeing of people with mental ill health. This will set the basis for the development of a new generation of personalized conversational assistants.

Strenghts of MENHIR chatbot science

Conversational support 24/7

The developed technology will help to implement chatbots that can serve as a conversational counterpart to singpost resources, monitor wellbeing, provide useful information and enhance motivation.

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Emotion monitoring

MENHIR provides support for linguistic and paralinguistic feature-based emotion recognition from speech to provide estimations of the user's emotion, which will be coupled with estandardizad questionnaires to give a long-term overview of their state.

PARTNERS

We are a consortium of 8 partners (5 academic institutions, 2 companies and 1 non-profit organization) with different backgrounds: information and communication technologies, psychology and cognitive science, conversational systems and cross-modal emotion analysis. 

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

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Gavin McConvey at the UKRO MSCA event

By Zoraida Callejas | June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Gavin McConvey is sharing today Action Mental Health Experience in the MENHIR project in the event “What can MSCA under Horizon Europe do to Boost Your Business?”, organized by the UK Research Office UKRO.

MENHIR in PRESS (NovaCiencia): La UGR participa en un clúster europeo de investigación sobre supervivencia al cáncer, bienestar e inteligencia artificial

By Zoraida Callejas | June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

MENHIR in PRESS (Canal UGR): La UGR participa en un clúster europeo de investigación sobre supervivencia al cáncer, bienestar e inteligencia artificial

By Zoraida Callejas | May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

https://canal.ugr.es/noticia/la-ugr-participa-en-un-cluster-europeo-de-investigacion-sobre-supervivencia-al-cancer-bienestar-e-inteligencia-artificial/

MENHIR IN PRESS (AgenParl): La UGR participa en un clúster europeo de investigación sobre supervivencia al cáncer, bienestar e inteligencia artificial

By Zoraida Callejas | May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

MENHIR IN PRESS (GranadaEsNoticia): La UGR participa en un clúster europeo de investigación sobre supervivencia al cáncer, bienestar e inteligencia artificial

By Zoraida Callejas | May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

https://www.granadaesnoticia.com/universidad/la-ugr-participa-en-un-cluster-europeo-de-investigacion-sobre-supervivencia-al-cancer–bienestar-e-inteligencia-artificial

MENHIR in press (CanalUGR): La UGR participa en un clúster europeo de investigación sobre supervivencia al cáncer, bienestar e inteligencia artificial

By Zoraida Callejas | May 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

David Griol at the Iberoamerican Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit

By Zoraida Callejas | May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

David Griol has delivered the presentation “Aplicación de los sistemas conversacionales para la gestión de información durante la Covid-19: el caso de Hispabot-Covid19” at the Iberoamerican Chatbot and Conversational AI summit.

Zoraida Callejas at the Iberoamerican Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit

By Zoraida Callejas | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Zoraida Callejas has delivered the presentation “Salud mental electrónica e interfaces conversacionales: oportunidades y perspectivas actuals” at the Iberoamerican Chatbot and Conversational AI summit.

Michael McTear at the Iberoamerican Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit

By Zoraida Callejas | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Michael F. McTear has delivered the presentation “Creating conversational interfaces: challenges and solutions” at the Iberoamerican Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit.

Empathic Final Event

By manes | May 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Empathic project is presenting its final results and expected impact on 20th May. MENHIR partners Universidad del País Vasco, Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli and Intelligent Voice have participated in the H2020 Empathic project that is finalizing. On 20th May, there will be an event where they will present their results and …

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