Uniting Nations through Art & Design Health Research: New People, Possibilities and PhDs at Lab4Living

Peter Kaisu Michael

The events of 2020 have irrevocably changed our perception of life at home, work, and in recreation. Despite the current restrictions on how we now live, Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University has nonetheless continued to expand its reach on the global stage. Following successful funding via a £4m Research England-funded E3 programme awarded to Lab4Living, and directed by world-renowned Professors […]

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Three new Lab4Living PhD Studentship opportunities

Lab4Living PhD Studentships

Lab4Living is now advertising for three new PhD Studentships, to join its existing cohort of eight students. The studentships will support art and design led research projects that explore a range of socially urgent topics under the broader themes of the 100-Year Life and the Future Home. The studentships will focus on one of three research areas: Future-Proofing Life: Exploring Extreme […]

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Researcher Blog: Dr Remi Bec – our French mascot on a mission to represent lab4living and design research in Canada

Dr Remi Bec - Canada blog post 1

Welcome to the first in a series of researcher blog posts on Remi Bec’s mission to share his experience of Designing in Health with Canadian researchers. About the author After studying model making and space design in France, Remi Bec completed a PhD exploring the use of games to promote physical activity. Following this, Remi was seconded to the Translating […]

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Visiting scholar Dr Barbara Piskur comes to Lab4Living

Lab4Living are pleased to welcome Dr. Barbara Piskur to share her research as part of the 100-year Life project’s international visiting scholar programme. Barbara is a senior researcher at the Research Centre for Autonomy and Participation and a senior lecturer at the Master of Innovation in Complex Care at Zuyd University in the Netherlands. She brings with her a breadth […]

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Lab4Living presents ONE/ Exhibition

Lab4Living ONE/ Exhibition

As part of the 100 Year Life Project, supported by Research England, Lab4Living is exploring the question: “We are surrounded by objects that shape our existence, from our first to last breath.  But why do we develop emotional bonds with them?” Two cubes, one in the CANTOR foyer (named ONE/1), and the other in OWEN reception (named ONE/100) will be […]

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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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Lab4Living is recruiting! Professor, Reader and Researcher posts

Lab4Living recruitment

Lab4Living is recruiting to expand its team of researchers as the 100-Year Life project gets underway. Plans for the project, funded through Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England (E3) research fund, include a new creative working space, an international research hub and a Design4Ageing Academy. The E3 award has enabled a major recruitment opportunity which includes a Professor, two Readers, a Project […]

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Lab4Living is recruiting!

Lab4Living recruits

As Lab4Living’s 100-Year Life project gets underway, we are recruiting to build our team. Plans for the project, funded through Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England research fund, include a new creative working space, an international research hub and a Design4Ageing Academy. The project enables Lab4Living to expand its team of researchers and postgraduate students. Professor of Art and Design We […]

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Design for Health Symposium 2019, Auckland University of Technology

The Good Health Design team with Lab4Living

Lab4Living researchers Claire Craig and Helen Fisher continue their trip to Australia and New Zealand at the Design for Health Symposium on 19th and 20th September: A focal point of Claire and Helen’s trip ‘down under’ was the Design for Health Symposium, hosted by Good Health Design at the Auckland University of Technology. Claire presented a keynote posing the question […]

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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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