Art & Design Research Surgeries at the HPO with Sarah Wild – Wednesday 26 June 2019

SIA Post Hall, HPO Cafe, Research Support Surgeries

Sarah Wild, Research Support Manager for C3RI, is running a number of research surgeries for researchers in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) at the Head Post Office (HPO). Invitation from Sarah If you have any queries about support for your Research activities, the ADRC/C3RI Research Support Team are always here to help.  We are based over in Cantor Building but in […]

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Lab4Living awarded £4 million by Research England

Lab4Living awarded £4m for world-leading design research

It was announced today that interdisciplinary research group Lab4Living has been awarded £4 million in funding from Research England in recognition of its excellence in design-led research. The award will allow the Lab to further develop its work through funded projects, public engagement and an expanded team of researchers and postgraduate students, with a particular focus on the 100 year life and the future […]

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Sharing best practice in interdisciplinary collaboration across the northern and southern hemisphere

Initiate: Collaborate workshop 2 EAD19

Associate Professor Steve Reay from Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and Lab4Living’s Dr. Claire Craig recently facilitated a workshop at the recent European Academy of Design conference in Dundee (11th-14th April 2019). The theme of the workshop was ‘exploring tensions in interdisciplinary collaborations’. Through a series of crafted activities embodied in the game ‘Initiate:Collaborate‘, developed by Claire and Steve, twenty […]

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‘Empathy & Risk’ – Interdisciplinary initiative addressing systemic failure in contemporary crises

Empathy & Risk

Empathy & Risk is an artist-led inter-disciplinary initiative that addresses issues of systemic failure in contexts of contemporary global crisis. The initiative was born out of a conviction that artists’ perspectives have an important role to play in the framing of international, national and institutional responses to threat and conflict.  Empathy & Risk believes that the capacity of the arts […]

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Penny McCarthy’s gallery of ‘Beware the Cat’ series of illustrations

Two Cats Talking - Beware the Cat series (c) Penny McCarthy

Fine Art Reader Penny McCarthy writes about the research behind the Beware the Cat series of illustrations in a new blog post on the project’s website. The gallery of ink and brush illustrations are a response to Penny’s reading of the 16th Century text written by William Baldwin. Researchers from the disciplines of Fine Art, Theatre, Literature, and Linguistics at the University […]

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Becky Shaw reflects her ongoing residency at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

Becky Shaw artist residency at SWA

In her second artist blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) in London, Fine Art reader Dr Becky Shaw reflects on thermal imaging, visiting Siobhan Davies Dance, and ongoing renovations at 9/10 Stock Orchard Street. SWA create sustainable people-centred buildings, focusing on the use of good design to foster social wellbeing: Becky Shaw Artist-in-residence reflections: Prospecting The Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy […]

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‘Fighting for Life’ – Claire Craig hosts play at Crucible Theatre Sheffield exploring issues of end of life care

Banner - Fighting for Life play (taken from Eventbrite)

Fighting for Life is a play by the renowned and award winning writer, Brian Daniels. Inspired by the experiences of the Findlay family it explores issues relating to end of life care. It is a powerful story about navigating systems, coping with the complex challenges that living with life-limiting illnesses bring, about the centrality of communication but above all it is a story about love, […]

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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design4Health, Sheffield, UK, 4th – 6th September 2018

Proceedings of Design4Health2018

The proceedings of the 5th Design4Health conference have been published online at Design4Health. The 90 individual peer reviewed papers were published online in September 2018 and have now been brought together in two online volumes, edited by Lab4Living staff Kirsty Christer, Claire Craig and Dan Wolstenholme. The papers were presented at the 5th international conference, which was hosted once more by Lab4Living and […]

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