Dr David Swann to Present at COP26

Dr David Swann, Professor in Design at Sheffield Hallam University and the Principal Investigator of the award-winning, GCRF Life-Saving Lullabies project, has been invited present the team’s novel zero-cost approach as part of the Resilience Hub at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow to highlight opportunities for arts-based methods to facilitate and support net zero research. 

Home of Race to Resilience at COP26, the Resilience Hub is designed to advance action on adaptation and resilience and to help set the direction for future action beyond COP26.

David will be one of three speakers that will explore the potential for arts, culture and heritage to tackle gender and diversity in climate resilience and adaptation.

The LSL team comprises of Professor David Swann (PI), Co-investigators Dr James Reid and Professor Barry Doyle from the University of Huddersfield, Morrice Muteba, National-Co-ordinator for St John Zambia, Tony Kawimbe and Chloe George from Ufulu Studios. In 2021, the LSL project was named best in class for Social Impact in the Good Design Australia Awards.