‘Dynamic Environment’ – Dr Becky Shaw’s work concludes with series of events at Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab

Banner image featuring logos of Contemporary Calgary and Dynamic Environment - Exhibition featuring Becky Shaw

Dr Becky Shaw will this month be exhibiting work as part of Dynamic Environment, an exhibition marking the culmination of works concluding Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. The exhibition is complemented with a series of events opening on Thursday 26 September with a panel discussion at Contemporary Calgary. Becky will be hosting a public interactive tour centred around her How Deep is Your Love? artworks […]

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‘Living Longer, Living Well’ – 11 September 2019

Banner image - Attendees of the 'Living Longer, Living Well' symposium at University of Canberra, featuring Dr Fanke Peng, Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher

Living Longer, Living Well – 11th September 2019 Living Longer, Living Well was a dynamic one-day event that brought together leaders from Australian government, academics, older people’s groups, students and clinicians to explore the potential of design and design research to inform strategy and reframe notions of ageing in place. The event was organised by and hosted by ThinkPlace, a strategic design consultancy […]

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Building inter-sectoral collaborations

Building inter-sectoral collaboration

A key element of the current work being undertaken by Lab4Living‘s Helen Fisher and Claire Craig in Australia in relation to the 100-Year Life project is to meet with and work with researchers across a range of different settings (HEIs, Industry, NGOs, hospitals and other organisations). Helen and Claire were excited to meet with Prof. Synneve Dahlin-Ivanoff, Dr. Daniela Castro […]

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Expanding Excellence: Claire and Helen’s visit to Canberra University, Australia continues

Claire Craig and Fanke Peng with Professor Jason Bainbridge, University of Canberra

Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher were today welcomed by Professor Jason Bainbridge, Canberra University’s Executive Dean of Faculty of Arts and Design. Professor Bainbridge has published widely on strategic communication, media and merchandising, popular culture and the law. The meeting offered an opportunity to share mutual research interests and to identify potential areas for collaboration.  Claire and Helen are being […]

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‘truth.lie.lie’ – Professor David Cotterrell’s sixth solo exhibition opens at the Danielle Arnaud gallery – 13 September 2019

Banner image for truthlielie - exhibition by David Cotterrell. Images property of David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera

truth.lie.lie 13 September 2019 For his sixth solo exhibition at Danielle Arnaud Gallery, David Cotterrell presents a selection of recent and new works considering the mediation of evidence. Installations devised in eclectic contexts in collaboration with artists, actors and news agencies, are brought together within one exhibition to consider common threads of media scepticism, narrative betrayal and structural prejudice. At a […]

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‘Living Longer, Living Well’ – Lab4Living working with University of Canberra on co-creation design symposium

Living Longer, Living Well banner image for symposium with Claire Craig and Fanke Peng

Taking place this week in Canberra, Australia, Living Longer, Living Well is a design symposium co-creating innovative approaches to Australia’s ageing population. Lab4Living‘s Dr Claire Craig will be speaking at the event during her visit with researcher Helen Fisher‘s visit to Australia and New Zealand this month where they begin a programme of engagement in the research and establishing research collaborations with colleagues […]

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Lab4Living’s Claire Craig and Helen Fisher in Australia engaging researchers in the 100-Year life project

The Lab4Living 100-Year Life project is a three-year research programme that recognises the potential opportunities that longevity offers. As part of this programme, Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher have travelled to the Southern Hemisphere to begin a programme of engagement in the research and establishing research collaborations with colleagues from a range of different sectors in Australia and New Zealand. […]

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The Life Café Kit video

Life Cafe

The Life Café video As phase 1 of the Design to Care Programme with Marie Curie comes to a close, Lab4Living researcher Helen Fisher has been working closely with Design Futures Packaging to get the Life Cafe kit production ready! Following her film and editing training with Raj Madaan at Madaan Media, they have created a promotional movie to share what […]

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Virginia Heath’s award-winning film ‘Lift Share’ nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Rome Independent Film Festival

Banner image of Professor Virginia Heath's 'Lift Share' still with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share has been nominated in the Foreign Film category of the upcoming Rome Independent Cinema Festival. The festival, held at the prestigious Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese in central Rome, will feature open-air screenings preceding the awards ceremony in a night of celebration of independent cinema, taking place on Saturday 31 August 2019. To find out more and to […]

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Prince Harry visits VR Lab to see prosthetics and rehab research

Prince Harry visits Impact VR Lab

The Duke of Sussex learnt about the Communication and Computing Research Centre’s latest Virtual Reality (VR) research during a visit to Sheffield Hallam University last week. Prince Harry was given a demonstration of a system supporting the rehabilitation of amputees by Impact VR Research Lab lead researcher Ivan Phelan and Maurice Lee, a prosthetics user who has been helping to refine the […]

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