First NESTORE co-creation workshop takes place in Sheffield, UK

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

A key strength of the methodological approach followed in NESTORE is the engagement of end-users at all stages of the design process. Participatory methods permeate every aspect of the research in order to ensure that the end-product reflects the community’s needs and perceptions. It was with great excitement therefore that February saw the coming together of the ‘expert-by-experience’ group in […]

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NESTORE: Novel Empowering Solutions and Technologies for Older people to Retain Everyday life activities

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

The NESTORE ‘expert by experience group’ (EBE) met this week at Lab4Living in Sheffield to reflect and build upon the initial findings from the community living older people workshops that have been conducted over the past two months in the UK. The workshops have explored what is meaningful in people lives and adopts the “exhibition-in-a-box” method developed and facilitated by […]

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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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Lab4Living goes to Melbourne

Lab4Living in Melbourne

The Lab4Living team recently joined Swinburne University’s Centre for Design Innovation team at Design4Health 2017 in the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia. Claire Craig and Paul Chamberlain delivered a keynote, Dan Wolstenholme and Joe Langley delivered a paper, and Kirsty Christer promoted the new Design for Health journal during the three days of the conference. As well as seeing many […]

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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

Composite image - Inclusive bathroom design by Vitra, Vitra logo, Lab4Living logo and UK Over 50s Housing Award 2017 logo

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

HOSPITAbLe - Image by Prof Paul Chamberlain (ADRC, SHU) - Lamp with IV attached by Paul Chamberlain

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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