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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Paul Chamberlain to give keynote at MD2020 conference in Taiwan

Paul Chamberlain at MD2020

Paul Chamberlain is a keynote speaker at the MD2020 conference  in Taiwan 20-23 November 2020 jointly hosted by the Medical Design Association (MDA), National Taipei University of Technology and the Chang Gung Health and Culture Village The theme of the conference is Smart Health Innovation: Creating New Digital Healthcare. Paul will be presenting the work of Lab4Living that will include […]

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Smizz gives lecture in Transmission series

Smizz at Transmission

Smizz will give a talk this afternoon as part of the Transmission Fine Art Lecture series. Lab4Living researcher and PhD student Smizz, a graduate of both Fine Art and Radiotherapy at Sheffield Hallam University, will talk about how collectives, collaboration and friendship can be the best transmission of (radical) care. “To transmit is to transfer, from communication, action sending a […]

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Lab4Living leads on Special Issue in Evidence & Policy journal

Creativity and Co-production

An interdisciplinary global editorial team, convened by Lab4Living’s Dr Joe Langley, has launched a call for papers for a special issue of journal Evidence & Policy. The editors seek expressions of interest on papers exploring Creativity, Co-production and healthy societies in the context of evidence and policy. Evidence & Policy is an international peer reviewed journal of research, debate and […]

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

Peter Kaisu Michael

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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Design4Health2020 proceedings published

Design4Health has published its biggest set of official proceedings yet. The Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Design4Health, Amsterdam, 2020 are now available in four volumes at www.design4health.org.uk. When the Design4Health2020 conference organising committee collectively chose ‘The Future is Now!’ as the theme for the 2020 conference we had not anticipated a future shaped by the emergence and ensuing […]

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‘Open Space’ – New exhibition opens at Venice’s Giardini della Marinaressa featuring Professor Paul Chamberlain

Open Space exhibition in Venice featuring Paul Chamberlain

OPEN SPACE Giardini della Marinaressa, Venice Saturday 29 August 2020 – Tuesday 16 February 2021 Organised by the European Cultural Centre – Italy Read the exhibition catalogue here and the press release here. The European Cultural Centre presents the First edition of the multidisciplinary outdoor exhibition OPEN SPACE, in the beautiful gardens of Giardini della Marinaressa, with preview and opening […]

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