Lab4Living hosts Simon Denegri on behalf of CLAHRC SY

Lab4Living - Simon Denegri

On 18 December 2013 Lab4Living hosted a session chaired by Professor Sue Mawson (Director of CLAHRC SY) for special guest Simon Denegri. Simon is Chair of INVOLVE and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) National Director for Public Participation and Engagement in Research. The session gave Lab4Living a platform to showcase some of the novel ways in which design research […]

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24-hour Design4Health Challenge

Design 4 Health 2013 was pleased to host a 24hour Design Challenge as a precursor to the conference! This was sponsored by the Motor Neurone Disease Association, Devices for Dignity and User-Centred Health Design which is part of the NIHR funded South Yorkshire CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care). The Design Challenge is facilitated by Julia Cassim, Visiting Senior Research Fellow of the Helen Hamlyn […]

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Lab4Living wins The Health Foundation SHINE award

2012-10 Lab4Living SHINE aware - Spinal injury workshop

In collaboration with the Princess Royal Spinal Injury Unity and the Clinical Improvement Team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust, Lab4Living has been successful in winning a SHINE award from The Health Foundation to implement the spinal injury design workshops and ‘measure’ the impact of them on the spinal injury patients using various clinical metrics. Building on previous work between Lab4Living and the Princess Royal Spinal unit, the […]

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Design4Health 2011 Proceedings

The Official Proceedings of D4H2011 are now published and available to download here. The conference attracted high quality research from all over the world and the organisers are pleased  to be able to collect these papers together and make them available to a wider audience. Individual papers will be available as separate PDF files in the near future – please check the D4H website for updates. We hope you […]

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Design4Health 2013

The Lab4Living team would like to thank all the delegates, exhibitors and presenters from around the world, that came to Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University for the 2nd Design 4 Health event. There were 104 delegates representing a total of 19 different countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden and USA. This […]

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Lab4Living wins NIHR i4i bid to develop new ‘HeadUp’ neck supports

Designers from Lab4Living have been successful in winning an i4i (Invention for Innovation) research bid from the NIHR with partners from D4D (Devices for Dignity) and SITraN (Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience). The project will be developing a new neck collar for people with neck muscle weakness, using Motor Neurone Disease as the focus. The project was initially proposed by […]

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Design Futures sponsors Medilink Innovation Award

Design Futures - Midilink Innovation Award sponsor

Design Futures have recently announced their sponsorship of the Innovation Award to be presented at The Medilink Innovation Reception and Healthcare Business Awards 2011 being held at the National Railway Museum in York on 09 November 2011. The event, run in partnership with the South Yorkshire Comprehensive Local Research Network, will provide the opportunity for guests from across the industry to meet, […]

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