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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Researcher Blog: Dr Remi Bec – our French mascot on a mission to represent lab4living and design research in Canada

Dr Remi Bec - Canada blog post 1

Welcome to the first in a series of researcher blog posts on Remi Bec’s mission to share his experience of Designing in Health with Canadian researchers. 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 this, Remi was seconded to the Translating […]

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Dementia Together Online launches today

Dementia Together

A new online space where people with dementia, family members and supporters can come together and explore ways of living well with dementia at home is launched today. Lab4Living’s Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher have been working with Alzheimer Scotland to develop the materials at www.dementiatogether.online. The resource is launched today at 9am with new material being released every Tuesday […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ takes to Wales!

Journeying Through Dementia Wales

After successful pilots in Scotland with Alzheimer Scotland, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Grampian, Journeying Through Dementia now takes to Llanelli, Wales. The Older Adult Mental Health Service at Prince Philip Hospital are piloting the Lab4Living intervention. Our ability to engage in and participate in activities we find meaningful is central to wellbeing. Finding ways to continue […]

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Lab4Living OT Placement students’ Researcher Blog: The Reflective journey

OT student placements

Three Occupational Therapy (OT) students at Sheffield Hallam University have been given the opportunity to undertake an extended scope placement within Lab4Living in the Art and Design Research Centre. The purpose of their placement, agreed in conjunction with Lab4Living’s Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher, is to develop an intervention that fosters and enables the communication of challenging topics through […]

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Visiting scholar Dr Barbara Piskur comes to Lab4Living

Lab4Living are pleased to welcome Dr. Barbara Piskur to share her research as part of the 100-year Life project’s international visiting scholar programme. Barbara is a senior researcher at the Research Centre for Autonomy and Participation and a senior lecturer at the Master of Innovation in Complex Care at Zuyd University in the Netherlands. She brings with her a breadth […]

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Life Cafés are on the market!

Life Cafe is launched

The Life Café kit is now available to purchase via Marie Curie! It’s amazing to think that we began our work with Marie Curie on the Design to Care Programme in just 2017 and we now have an evidence-based product on the market. This is particularly made possible by the wonderful and award winning Design Futures Packaging (http://www.designfuturesgroup.com/packaging-design) team, who […]

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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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