Refugee student's work on facial paralysis
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Refugee student's pioneering work on facial paralysis

A researcher at Glasgow University is developing new technology designed to help people with paralysed faces.

Mahmoud Amir Alagha has been working on a way to capture digitally the way partial paralysis affects facial expressions.

The postgraduate student has had his own problems to overcome as a refugee from the conflict in Syria.

BBC Scotland's science correspondent Kenneth Macdonald has been to meet him.

  • 11 Jan 2017