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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Tuesday 25 April 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Prof. Paul Chamberlain (Head of ADRC at SHU)

Image of Heath Reed (Lab4Living) talking at a L4L show

Speaker: Professor Paul Chamberlain Title: Lab4Living Professor Paul Chamberlain will provide an overview of the development and diverse activities of Lab4Living, a research group that brings together Designers and creative practitioners from within the Art & Design Research Centre at SHU and Health Care specialists. The talk will coincide with an exhibition in the HPO that reflects on ten years […]

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‘Designing for the Ageing Brain’ Symposium Auckland, New Zealand – Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig give keynote speeches

2017-04 Designing for the ageing brain symposium Lab4Living

Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig delivered two keynote presentations to over 100 delegates at the Designing for the Ageing Brain Symposium in Auckland, New Zealand in March 2017. The Symposium was organised by the Design for Health and Wellbeing Lab at Auckland University of Technology and was funded by Brain Research New Zealand. It brought together designers, design researchers, clinicians and […]

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Lab4Living at the Design and Emotion Conference in Amsterdam

Lab4Living at Design and Emotion conference. Amsterdam

Lab4Living were well-represented at the Design and Emotion conference in Amsterdam. Paul Chamberlain, Claire Craig and Tom Maisey joined 300 delegates over the 3 days of the conference to engage in discourse on a wide-ranging number of topics. These included the role of design in end of life care, design, emotion and sustainability and the role of creative practice and […]

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Lab4Living’s Claire and Paul are invited to visit a Maori Marae

Lab4Living in Auckland visiting a Maori Marae

Lab4Living Claire Craig and Paul Chamberlain had the honour of being invited to visit a Maori Marae in Auckland, New Zealand. Here they were able to learn of rich history and the cultural traditions of the Maori community as well as hearing about some of the health and social care challenges facing individuals. One of their hosts, Kataraina Davis, is […]

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Lab4Living – Bringing older people together on Waiheke Island

Lab4Living on Waiheke Island

Claire Craig, Paul Chamberlain and Dan Wolstenholme, Lab4Living were recently invited to meet with a group whose formation was inspired by research in Sheffield. When researchers from the Design for Health and Wellbeing Lab in New Zealand visited Sheffield in September 2016 they had the opportunity to meet attendees of the Lifestyle Matters Group. Claire established this group 12 years ago in a research […]

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‘InTaCT – Insights into Telehealth and Care Technologies’: Claire Craig and Paul Chamberlain share research on health inequalities at Galway Conference

2016-06 COTEC and ENOTHE conference - Lab4Living

Claire Craig presented some of the findings from InTaCT at the First International Conference of COTEC and ENOTHE in Galway, Ireland on 15 – 19 June 2016. The conference brings together the Congress for Council of Occupational Therapists for European Countries and the European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education. Claire spoke particularly of the most recent element of the […]

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The State of the Art of Design in Health: An expert-led review of the extent of the art of design theory and practice in health and social care – Professor Paul Chamberlain, Daniel Wolstenholme and Dr Matt Dexter

Front cover of The State of the Art of Design in Health by Paul Chamberlain, Daniel Wolstenholme, Matt Dexter and Lizzie Seals

The State of the Art of Design in Health describes an investigation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to establish greater understanding of the extent of Design theory and practice within the context of health. Led by researchers from Lab4Living, based within the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, researchers from Coventry University, Glasgow […]

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