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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Life Café project extends its reach

The Life Cafe

‘The Life Café. A space to uncover and share what is meaningful in life and in care’ As the Life Café kit is rolled out across the UK and beyond, we explore the programme of design research underpinning its development and some coverage of recent Life Cafés. The Design to Care Programme was an ambitious research project funded by the […]

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Lab4Living is recruiting!

Lab4Living recruits

As Lab4Living’s 100-Year Life project gets underway, we are recruiting to build our team. Plans for the project, funded through Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England research fund, include a new creative working space, an international research hub and a Design4Ageing Academy. The project enables Lab4Living to expand its team of researchers and postgraduate students. Professor of Art and Design We […]

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Lab4Living awarded £4 million by Research England

Lab4Living awarded £4m for world-leading design research

It was announced today that interdisciplinary research group Lab4Living has been awarded £4 million in funding from Research England in recognition of its excellence in design-led research. The award will allow the Lab to further develop its work through funded projects, public engagement and an expanded team of researchers and postgraduate students, with a particular focus on the 100 year life and the future […]

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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design4Health, Sheffield, UK, 4th – 6th September 2018

Proceedings of Design4Health2018

The proceedings of the 5th Design4Health conference have been published online at Design4Health. The 90 individual peer reviewed papers were published online in September 2018 and have now been brought together in two online volumes, edited by Lab4Living staff Kirsty Christer, Claire Craig and Dan Wolstenholme. The papers were presented at the 5th international conference, which was hosted once more by Lab4Living and […]

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Save the Date! Design4Health2020 Amsterdam, 1-3 July 2020

Date announced for Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Lab4Living in collaboration with WAAG-CARE and the University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam NL are pleased to announce that the 6th European Design4Health conference will be held in Amsterdam from 1st to 3rd July 2020. Established in 2011, Design4Health is a conference that brings together designers and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users to discuss, disseminate and test their […]

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Monday 13 May 2019 – ‘Fighting for Life’: Lab4Living hosts play at the Crucible Theatre

Fighting for Life

You are cordially invited to a play: ‘Fighting for Life’ by Brian Daniels Monday 13th May 2019 hosted by Lab4Living, Sheffield Hallam University in partnership with Brian Daniels and the Crucible Theatre Sheffield.   ‘Fighting for life’ is a play by award winning writer, Brian Daniels. Inspired by the experiences of the Findlay family, it explores issues relating to end […]

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‘Designing a Community of Care: From creative research to practice’ – Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig to give keynotes at Dutch Design Week 2018

Dutch Design Week logo , plus image from Sander van Wettum - taken from website at https://stimuleringsfonds.nl/en/latest/news/22_oct_designing_a_community_of_care_from_creative_research_to_practice/

22 October 2018 – Designing a Community of Care: From creative research to practice During the Dutch Design Week 2018, Creative Industries Fund NL and Waag are organising the Designing a Community of Care: From creative research to practice network meeting, in association with the Aedes-Actiz Knowledge Centre for Housing, Care and Welfare and the Who Cares team. In the Netherlands […]

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