Lab4Living welcomes Visiting Scholar from Future Self and Design Living Lab, Melbourne

Visiting scholar Dr Sonja Pedell

As part of the programme of research activities funded through the Expanding Excellent in England programme, Lab4Living will host the first in a series of Visiting Scholars this week. Researcher Dr Sonja Pedell, who heads up the Future Self and Design Living Lab will be joining the Lab4Living team from Friday 19th July for a month.

Dr Pedell will be working with Lab4Living’s Dr Claire Craig on a body of research focusing on technology and care. Dr Pedell has previously collaborated with Claire on a number of projects relating to dementia research, culminating in presentations at the Design4Health conference that Swinburne University and Lab4Living co-hosted in Melbourne in December 2017.

During this visit, Dr Pedell will give a lunchtime seminar entitled ‘Advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia’ as part of the C3RI lunchtime seminar series. All are welcome to attend the seminar on Monday 22nd July from 1.30pm to 2.30pm at Charles Street 12.4.12. More details about the seminar here.

Dr Pedell’s talk is part of a wider symposium entitled ‘Lab4Living and Beyond,’ taking place on the morning of the 22nd July.