CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design Affects Drinking Ease for Older Adults’ with Professor Alaster Yoxall (ADMRC)

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Please join us on Wednesday 13 October for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from the Art, Design & Media Research Centre’s Professor Alaster Yoxall on his research in design and ergonomics with respect to an ageing population. Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design […]

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Wednesday 20 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Alaster Yoxall (Professor of Packaging Ergonomics)

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Speaker: Professor Alaster Yoxall (Professor of Packaging Ergonomics) Title: Designing a tool for determining the thickness of fluids for patients with dysphagia using a mixed-methods approach Between 50 and 75% of residents in nursing homes have swallowing difficulties. For frail older adults difficulties with eating and drinking can be life threatening and possibly result in pneumonia, the second most common (and serious) infection […]

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Professorship awarded to Alaster Yoxall

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​We are pleased to announce that Alaster Yoxall has been recognised by the Professoriate Committee for his outstanding contribution to Sheffield Hallam and beyond, and now holds the Professorship of Packaging Ergonomics. Alaster has been involved in the ‘Inclusive Design’ of packaging for a little over 12 years. He was the UK’s technical expert in the development of ISO 17480 Packaging […]

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