PhD Studentship Opportunities in CCRI

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CCRI are now advertising Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) studentships for postgraduate research students in the Art, Design & Media Research Centre, Centre for Culture, Media and Society and the Humanities Research Centre, with a proposed study start date of October 2021. The deadline for applications is 1st June 2021, and applications should be submitted to the ! RIS Culture & […]

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Paul Chamberlain exhibits at Venice Biennial Architecture exhibition ‘Time Space Existence’

Conversation Piece

Paul Chamberlain (Lab4Living) is exhibiting a new collection of work at Venice Biennial Architecture exhibition “Time Space Existence” which opens 22 May 2021 and runs until 21 November 2021. The traditional structures of our every-day life and the spaces we inhabit are being challenged. Increased life expectancy, a global pandemic and technology pervading every aspect of our lives is blurring […]

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ADMRC and Lab4Living launch Research Archive

ADMRC Research Archive

The Art, Design & Media Research Centre (ADMRC) and Lab4Living have launched an online archive presenting the wide range of research carried out by staff. This new resource provides rich insights into the methods and approaches employed by over 30 members of staff in research which was recently judged by REF to be 90% ‘world leading’ (4*) and ‘internationally excellent’ […]

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Lab4Living and VR researchers at the Child Health Technology Conference

CHT2021 conference

This week, researchers from Lab4Living and the Culture & Creativity Research Institute are sharing their innovative children and young people’s health related research at Child Health Technology 2021 (CHT2021). The conference is organised by CYP MedTech, a co-operative set up by the National Institute for Health Research to which focuses on the development and adoption of technology for child health […]

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Paul Chamberlain to present NESTORE work at final workshop

NESTORE final workshop

Paul Chamberlain will be presenting the work of the Lab4Living team on the NESTORE project alongside the 16 European project partners at an online event on the 27th February to mark the end of the project. Designers, developers, users, public authorities and businesses will come together at the final event to explore the lessons learnt in more than three years of […]

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The Life Café at Dying.Dialogues conference

Dying.Dialogues

On 29th January, Claire Craig and Helen Fisher presented ‘The Life Café: Thinking Through Things’ at Dying.Dialogues conference. Dying.2021 ‘offers an opportunity to creatively engage in conversation about fragility, death, dying, loss, grief through the lens of art and design.’ Hosted by Design TO, OCAD University and Taboo Health, it was the perfect forum to share this research and open a dialogue about […]

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Discovering Dementia book launch

Today Lab4Living launches a new book, aimed at people recently diagnosed with dementia, which is more akin to visual poetry than the usual way that information about the condition is provided. Discovering Dementia is the result of a collaboration between design researcher, Claire Craig, poet John Killick and artist Sophie Standing. Claire and John had for some time recognised that […]

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Playponics pilot playground installed in Uttar Pradesh, India

Playponics

This week sees the installation of the Playponics pilot at a school in Uttar Pradesh, India. The prototype, which harness energy from physical activity to grow crops, has been designed by Lab4Living researchers. It will be presented by principal researcher Heath Reed at the Designing for Children conference in Mumbai today. The pilot will enable the team to test how […]

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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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