ADRC welcomes visiting design researcher from Delhi

Visiting researcher Avika Sood

For two weeks in July 2019, the Art & Design Research Centre is joined by a visiting design researcher to work on projects currently in development in Lab4Living and Design Futures. Avika Sood, a recent MA graduate from Sushant School of Art and Architecture, is working with designers Heath Reed and Andy Stanton on projects including ‘Playponics‘, a suite of […]

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Cultural heritage: Daniela Petrelli kicks off ILUCIDARE co-creation atelier in Kraków

Daniela Petrelli at the ILUCIDARE co-creation atelier (Image taken from ILUCIDARE Twitter)

Sheffield Hallam’s Professor of Interaction Design Professor Daniela Petrelli was recently at the International Cultural Centre in Kraków for the second meeting of the ILUCIDARE Consortium. ILUCIDARE is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme with the aim of establishing an international network promoting heritage as a resource for innovation and international cooperation. Daniela started off the co-creation atelier taking […]

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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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8 Lab4Living PhD studentships announced

Lab4Living PhD studentships

Lab4Living is pleased to announce 8 new PD studentships in Art and Design. We invite PhD applications from candidates interested in joining Lab4Living: a design led interdisciplinary research group at Sheffield Hallam University, recognised for its world-leading research in design for health and award-winning products and interventions that positively impact on people’s lives. Lab4Living has secured national funding to build the […]

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‘Overcoming language barriers’ – Daniela Petrelli speaks at the Cross-Lingual Bibliographic Search final workshop

Banner image for CLuBS project - featuring Daniela Petrelli

Sheffield Hallam’s Professor of Interaction Design Professor Daniela Petrelli has been invited to speak at the final workshop of the Cross-Lingual Bibliographic Search (CLuBS), on Friday 07 June 2019 at the Saarland Informatics Campus in Germany. The aim of CLuBS is an empirical evaluation of four different approaches in the field of cross-lingual information retrieval based on the psychological search engine PubPsych with the final […]

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Lab4Living on tour! Our work in India

Lab4Living in India

During March this year members of the Lab4Living team undertook a mammoth overseas trip taking in Delhi, Mumbai and Surabaya in eastern Java. Designers Heath Reed and Andy Stanton are delivering projects in school and community settings under a new UK Government funding programme. The work is funded through the ‘Frugal Innovation’ theme in Sheffield Hallam University’s ‘Global Challenge Research Fund‘ […]

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Dr. Claire Craig ‘Design Hero’ at the EAD PhD Gathering

Dr Claire Craig at EAD PhD Gathering

Lab4Living’s Dr. Claire Craig was invited as one of four Design Heroes to the PhD gathering at the European Academy of Design conference in Dundee. The event, organised by Sara Nevay, a PhD student at Dundee, brought together over 60 PhD students from across the globe to discuss their work, to share both insights and experiences of undertaking Design Research. […]

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The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 3, edited by Paul Atkinson

The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 3

The third issue of Volume 22 of The Design Journal has now been published, and includes a book review by SHU Graphic Design lecturer Jame Corazzo. In his editorial, Transitions, editor Prof Paul Atkinson draws parallels with song lyrics exploring themes of change and transition. Paul notes that ‘designers deal with change on an everyday basis, and change inevitably involves the […]

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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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