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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Foghorn Requiem Performance

Professor Lise Autogena’s Foghorn Requiem Performance Featured on BBC Radio 4   Professor Lise Autogena’s performance Foghorn Requiem was featured on BBC Radio 4. Life, Death and The Foghorn is presented by Jennifer Lucy Allan and produced by Jack Howson for the BBC “What happened to the foghorn, those beloved giants of our coastal landscape and soundscape? There used to be more than 100 […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ takes to Wales!

Journeying Through Dementia Wales

After successful pilots in Scotland with Alzheimer Scotland, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Grampian, Journeying Through Dementia now takes to Llanelli, Wales. The Older Adult Mental Health Service at Prince Philip Hospital are piloting the Lab4Living intervention. Our ability to engage in and participate in activities we find meaningful is central to wellbeing. Finding ways to continue […]

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Life Café project extends its reach

The Life Cafe

‘The Life Café. A space to uncover and share what is meaningful in life and in care’ As the Life Café kit is rolled out across the UK and beyond, we explore the programme of design research underpinning its development and some coverage of recent Life Cafés. The Design to Care Programme was an ambitious research project funded by the […]

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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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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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Dr Remi Bec takes GoFit4Fun to London Design Fair

GoFit4Fun

Last week, Dr Remi Bec from Lab4Living showcased work from another side to his job at a stand at the London Design Fair. In the ‘Design Research for Change’ area, Remi presented the social enterprise he has created, GoFit4Fun CIC, which delivers services using (tangible) games to promote physical activity and reduce social exclusion. GoFit4Fun is the culmination of 12 years of an iterative […]

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Performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ by Hester Reeve

Hester Reeve - Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’

Performance artist Hester Reeve recently presented a new performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ at the Pari Centre of New Learning in Italy. The presentation slides were formed of hand-written quotations and drawings exploring the theme under investigation (and these will provide the basis of a forthcoming artist publication under the same title). The Pari […]

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Call for papers: Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Call for Papers D4H2020

The call for papers is now out and registration open for the 6th Design4Health conference, which takes place next July in Amsterdam. DesignLab at University of Twente, Waag | technology & society, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University are pleased to invite papers from researchers and practitioners for the sixth European Design4Health conference 2020, in Amsterdam, […]

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