Design Futures shortlisted in three categories at the 2019 UK Packaging Awards

The Design Futures packaging team has been shortlisted in three categories at this years prestigious UK Packaging awards. Winners will be announced at the awards evening on Thursday 7th November, 2019, at the Grosvenor House, London. Their shortlisting for the ‘Best New Concept Award’ is for their development of an environmentally responsible cool box that uses sheep wool and corrugated […]

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Claire Craig invited to speak at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section Housing Conference – Thursday 14 November 2019

Claire Craig and RCOT logo for seminar Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section Housing Conference

Dr Claire Craig has been invited to speak at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section Housing Conference in Newcastle on Thursday 14 November 2019. She will use this as an opportunity to share a programme of research she is engaged in with the Lab4Living team focusing on the 100-Year Life and the Future Home. This is part of […]

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Claire Craig shares design research with Welsh therapists

Lab4Living's Claire Craig meeting Welsh OTs

October saw Lab4Living’s Claire Craig spend two days in Wales working with Occupational Therapists across Wales sharing a range of research informed design interventions and resources. Claire Sims, Head Occupational Therapist for ywel Dda UHB, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion County Councils and service lead Nicky Thomas specifically invited Claire to share her Journeying through Dementia programme and materials. These support […]

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‘Taking Museum Visitors Beyond Information’: Professor Daniela Petrelli presents at Design Informatics research seminar in Edinburgh – Thursday 31 October

Banner image - Daniela Petrelli, Design Informatics

Design Informatics – Designed to Generate Emotions: Taking Museum Visitors Beyond Information Thursday 31 October 2019, 4PM Inspace, 1 Crichton Steet, Edinburgh Since the late 90s, mobile devices have been a favoured platform for the delivery of digital content in cultural heritage settings and apps are now commonplace. The emerging Internet of Things could change this landscape: by enabling the seamless […]

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Reader in Jewellery & Metalwork, Maria Hanson curates exhibition in Yunnan, China

Maria Hanson, Making Connections - Notions of Beauty exhibition poster

This week Maria Hanson, ADRC’s Reader in Jewellery and Metalwork is undertaking a research trip to Yunnan in China with Chris Knight, silversmith, researcher and senior lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork. Maria was invited to curate an exhibition of contemporary jewellery and metalwork objects for the BR Gallery in the newly built Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum.  Sally Li, co-founder […]

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Call for Papers: Unmade, Unfinished, Unseen: Shadow Histories of Cinema and Television

Unmade, Unfinished, Unseen: Shadow Histories of Cinema and Television is a two day international conference that will take place in September 2020 at De Montfort University and co-organised by Professor Ian Hunter (De Montfort University) and Dr James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University). The conference will be the first major gathering of scholars researching the ‘shadow’ histories of film and television. […]

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Podcast: Dr Clarke vs The Flying Saucers

Talking History with British Online Archives

Dr David Clarke, Principal Research Fellow in Journalism has been speaking with Jim Chisem for his podcast Talking History. The pair discussed David’s work as curator of The National Archives UFO Project, the history of the UFO phenomenon, and folklore in technological societies. Listen to the podcast here.     Image from Talking History at British Online Archives

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Professor Virginia Heath’s film, ‘Lift Share’, screens with legendary French Director Agnes Varda’s short films

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

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share will screen along with legendary French director Agnès Varda’s short films shot in California as part of Cinema @ Summerhall on Sunday 27 October 5PM courtesy of the French Film Festival UK. Lift Share screening as part of Triple Bill: Agnès Varda in California Cinema @ Summerhall, Summerhall Edinburgh Sunday 27 October 2019, 5PM – 6.30PM Event information and […]

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