AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop hosted at the Head Post Office, Sheffield on 24 January 2018

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The Sheffield Institute of Arts will be the venue for the second AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop of 2018. The workshop, scheduled for Wednesday 24 January 2018, is designed to explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant and will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers […]

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice – Symposium to be held in Sheffield on 19 September 2017

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice During this one day symposium national and international experts explore the intersections of practice between design and health. Participants attending the symposium will have the opportunity to listen and engage with a series of keynote presentations by researchers in health, design, film and fine art. We will consider, discuss and debate the opportunities, challenges and possibilities […]

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Researcher Blog by Dr Claire Craig: Lab4Living 10th Anniversary, Looking Back, Looking Forward

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About the author Claire Craig is Reader in Design and Creative Practice in Health in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and Co-Director of the interdisciplinary research group Lab4Living. Claire’s research focusses on the role of creative practices in improving quality of life and well-being for people living with dementia.   Claire recently took part in a number of events to mark […]

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Journal Editorship: Design for Health

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Launched at the European Academy of Design’s (EAD) 12th conference at Sapienza University of Rome in Italy in April 2017, Design for Health is an international refereed journal covering all aspects of design and creative practice in the context of health and wellbeing. The Journal is published twice a year and provides a forum for design and health scholars, design professionals, health-care practitioners, […]

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Professor Paul Chamberlain talks about the future of end of life care design as Marie Curie ‘Design to Care’ Programme is launched

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Professor Paul Chamberlain (alongside Dr Claire Craig) have been working with Marie Curie to revolutionise palliative care. Together with University of Cambridge and Sheffield Hallam University, Marie Curie launched its Design to Care Programme last week. The five year £3.5m project aims to build the future foundations for pioneering tailored care for people living with a terminal illness. Paul spoke […]

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Lab4Living 2017 – Celebrating ten years of design and health – Exhibition at Head Post Office

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Lab4Living is celebrating its ten year anniversary in 2017 with a series of events including an exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University’s Head Post Office building as a showcase of research and a tenth-anniversary book to go alongside it. The exhibition will run from 25 April to 06 May and copies of the book are available throughout. Let us know what you […]

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Lab4Living awarded membership of the European Network of Living Labs

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Professor Paul Chamberlain, Design Director of Lab4Living has received official membership status with other new network members of the European Network of Living Labs (ENOLL). Professor Paul Chamberlain and Dr Claire Craig (Design and Health Directors of Lab4Living respectively) travelled to the Netherlands recently to attend the European Network of Open Living Labs’ annual conference. During the course of the […]

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