No Bounds Festival 2024 – “Entanglement, commons and cultural mycelium”, a Blog by Amy Carter Gordon

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Curator and Innovation Manager, Amy Carter Gordon, Culture and Creativity Research Institute, shares the value of collaborating with No Bounds independent festival in Sheffield in order to engage audiences in practice-based cultural research and innovation in non-traditional venues across the city from neighbourhood social enterprises to an artist studio basement. Entanglement, commons and cultural mycelium For my curated strand of […]

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Updates from Associate Professor Kaisu Koski for March 2023

Associate Professor Kaisu Koski’s films are being screened at the following film festivals: City Reindeer (2022) in the National Competition of the 53rd edition of Tampere Film Festival, March 8-12 in Finland, and in the Official selection of the FAUNA Tepoztlán Animal Festival, March 23-26, in Mexico. Permafrost refreeze: The Reindeer factor (2022) at Academia Film Olomouc AFO58 Official Selection – Short Film Competition, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Lunchtime […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Art-Science Research on Vaccines, Empathy, Toxicity’ with Dr Kaisu Koski

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Please join us on Wednesday 30 June for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Lab4Living‘s cross-disciplinary artist and humanities scholar Dr Kaisu Koski on her research, exploring several art-science projects on vaccine-hesitancy, clinical empathy and environmental and cultural toxicities. Art-Science Research on Vaccines, Empathy, Toxicity […]

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Dr Kaisu Koski gives talk on vaccine-hesitancy at Finnish Science Forum

Tampere Science Forum

Dr Kaisu Koski, Associate Professor of Art and Design in Lab4Living, will give a talk about vaccine-hesitancy at the Tampere Science Forum in Finland this Saturday morning. The Science Forum (Finnish: Tieteen päivät) is a biennial science festival in Finland and takes place on 22nd and 23rd January 2021. The event opens the Tampere Smart City Week. One of Kaisu’s long-term […]

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Film ‘Rehearsals for Empathy’ by Dr. Kaisu Koski awarded at two festivals

Kaisu Koski Rehearsals for Empathy

Lab4Living Associate Professor Kaisu Koski has received two awards for her documentary film Rehearsals for Empathy. She was announced as winner of the Best Short Documentary at the Luleå International Film Festival, Sweden and received a Judges’ Award Special Mention at the Science on Screen Film Festival, Galway, Ireland. The film, which was premiered at the Science on Screen festival, demonstrates concepts and exercises used […]

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Uniting Nations through Art & Design Health Research: New People, Possibilities and PhDs at Lab4Living

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The events of 2020 have irrevocably changed our perception of life at home, work, and in recreation. Despite the current restrictions on how we now live, Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University has nonetheless continued to expand its reach on the global stage. Following successful funding via a £4m Research England-funded E3 programme awarded to Lab4Living, and directed by world-renowned Professors […]

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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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