Summer success for online resource supporting people with dementia

Connecting People, Connecting Support

In March 2020, Lab4Living, in collaboration with allied heath professionals from Alzheimer Scotland, launched Connecting People, Connecting Support, an online resource to support people with dementia and their families. The website hosts a range of interactive research-informed resources that promote quality of life. The website was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which prevented people with dementia accessing day centres and […]

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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 5: DR REMI BEC – OUR FRENCH MASCOT PRESENTING HIS RESEARCH ABOUT PLAY AND GETTING INSPIRATION TO PLAY EVEN MORE

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Welcome to the fifth in a series of researcher blog posts on Remi Bec’s mission to share his experience of Designing in Health with Canadian researchers. The first post is here and the last post can be found here. About the author After studying model making and space design in France, Remi Bec completed a PhD exploring the use of […]

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Researcher Blog 3: Dr Remi Bec – Our French Mascot runs a workshop and ponders ‘evidence’ in design health research

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Welcome to the third in a series of researcher blog posts on Remi Bec’s mission to share his experience of Designing in Health with Canadian researchers. The last post can be found here. 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 […]

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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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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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