Lab4Living awarded membership of the European Network of Living Labs

Photograph of ENOLL 8th wave members Lab4Living Awarded membership of ENOLL

Professor Paul Chamberlain, Design Director of Lab4Living has received official membership status with other new network members of the European Network of Living Labs (ENOLL). Professor Paul Chamberlain and Dr Claire Craig (Design and Health Directors of Lab4Living respectively) travelled to the Netherlands recently to attend the European Network of Open Living Labs’ annual conference. During the course of the […]

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Professor Paul Chamberlain delivers keynote at Design Thinking Symposium

Keynote

Professor Paul Chamberlain will deliver a keynote at the Design Thinking Symposium which will be part of Design Week held at Marinha Grande in Portugal between 03 and 11 October 2014. The Symposium is a week dedicated to design and engineering that includes conferences and exhibitions, promoted by universities and industrial institutions. This event has the support of the Presidency […]

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Lab4Living awarded membership of the ENOLL

Photograph of ENOLL 8th wave members Lab4Living Awarded membership of ENOLL

Professor Paul Chamberlain and Dr Claire Craig (Design and Health Directors of Lab4Living respectively) travelled to Netherlands recently to attend the European Network of Open Living Labs annual conference. During the course of the three-day event, there was a ceremonious welcome to all new network members with Lab4Living standing proudly as one of this new wave of members. The European Network […]

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TacMap exhibition at Naidex National, NEC – 29 April 2014

Header for TacMap

TacMap is a research and development project with an aim of a navigation system for the blind that provides a tactile and visual language that can be understood by both sighted and blind users. The innovative navigation and information system aims to make organisations inclusive, accessible and safe for blind, partially sighted and sighted people. Working together, a unique dual […]

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Assistive technologies: what is their place in the mainstream market?

Lab4Living Assistive Technologies event

Assistive technologies for older and disabled people have previously been provided through public sector providers such as local authority equipment services and through independent specialist outlets.  However current Department of Health policy is encouraging the mainstreaming of such devices through high street retailers. This significant change presents both opportunities and challenges.  The aim of this day is to bring together […]

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Lab4Living’s network grows

Lab4Living Network Grows

Designing with people is very much at the heart of Lab4Living’s ethos.  Working closely with U3A, Sheffield 50+, Age Concern, Agewell Sheffield and Sheffield Elders’ Congress the research team has established exciting partnerships with older people who are playing an active role in the research process, volunteering and working as community researchers.  This work is seen as vital in gaining proper understanding […]

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