AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop hosted at the Head Post Office, Sheffield on 24 January 2018

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The Sheffield Institute of Arts will be the venue for the second AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop of 2018. The workshop, scheduled for Wednesday 24 January 2018, is designed to explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant and will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers […]

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Professor Paul Chamberlain and Lab4Living awarded ‘Most Innovative Design for Ageing in the UK’ at the UK Over 50s Housing Awards 2017

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Lab4Living, the interdisciplinary research cluster at Sheffield Hallam University which draws together researchers across design, creative practice and health, has been awarded the ‘Most Innovative Design for Ageing in the UK’ in 2017. The Awards Secretariat of the UK Over 50s Housing Awards 2017 made the final decision adjudicating the Award, which is for the adaption of the bathroom for […]

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‘New Domestic Landscapes’ – Professor Paul Chamberlain opens exhibition in Prague exploring the geographical shift of healthcare

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Professor Paul Chamberlain, Professor of Design and head of the Art & Design Research Centre at SHU, will be opening an exhibition titled New Domestic Landscapes at Galerie UM in Prague on 26 October 2017, running until 02 December. It is an exploration of the implications of the geographical shift of healthcare and the culture and practice of health interventions […]

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice – Symposium to be held in Sheffield on 19 September 2017

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice During this one day symposium national and international experts explore the intersections of practice between design and health. Participants attending the symposium will have the opportunity to listen and engage with a series of keynote presentations by researchers in health, design, film and fine art. We will consider, discuss and debate the opportunities, challenges and possibilities […]

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Journal Editorship: Design for Health

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Launched at the European Academy of Design’s (EAD) 12th conference at Sapienza University of Rome in Italy in April 2017, Design for Health is an international refereed journal covering all aspects of design and creative practice in the context of health and wellbeing. The Journal is published twice a year and provides a forum for design and health scholars, design professionals, health-care practitioners, […]

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HOSPITAbLe – Prof Paul Chamberlain and Lab4Living open exhibition at Waag Society Amsterdam

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HOSPITAbLe Geographical shift of healthcare A collection of furniture designed by Paul Chamberlain Solo exhibition
 19 – 22 May 2017 Location: The historic Anatomical Theatre of Waag Society (Nieuwmarkt 4, Amsterdam) Professor Paul Chamberlain and Lab4Living open an exhibition of furniture presenting a geographical shift of healthcare on Friday 19 May 2017 at the Waag Society Amsterdam. The challenge society […]

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Professor Paul Chamberlain talks about the future of end of life care design as Marie Curie ‘Design to Care’ Programme is launched

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Professor Paul Chamberlain (alongside Dr Claire Craig) have been working with Marie Curie to revolutionise palliative care. Together with University of Cambridge and Sheffield Hallam University, Marie Curie launched its Design to Care Programme last week. The five year £3.5m project aims to build the future foundations for pioneering tailored care for people living with a terminal illness. Paul spoke […]

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Lab4Living 2017 – Celebrating ten years of design and health – Exhibition at Head Post Office

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Lab4Living is celebrating its ten year anniversary in 2017 with a series of events including an exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University’s Head Post Office building as a showcase of research and a tenth-anniversary book to go alongside it. The exhibition will run from 25 April to 06 May and copies of the book are available throughout. Let us know what you […]

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