Knitting and health: PhD candidate Alison Mayne interviewed for BBC Radio Scotland

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018), plus BBC Radio Scotland logo

HEALTH AND WELLBEING: Knit your way to a pill-free prescription Is crochet just what the doctor ordered? Doctoral candidate Alison Mayne is a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet, studying in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. Alison recently spoke to BBC Radio Scotland about social prescribing and the role knitting can play as part of […]

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Interrupteur: C3RI PhD Candidate Rachel Smith’s residency at the University of Sheffield – Featuring events in April & May

Banner image for Rachel Smith's residency at University of Sheffield, taken from schedule of events

Interrupteur interrupteur holds both the mistaken notion of the interruption and the actual translated sense of the word – switch: as exchange, shift, or transformation. C3RI PhD Candidate, Rachel Smith has just undertaken the role of artist-in-residence in the Humanities department of the University of Sheffield. As part of this residency she has announced a series of events during April […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Ghayda Al Juwaiser: The Reward of Academic Networking – SHU @ Paris and Troyes

About the author Ghayda Al Juwaiser is doctoral student in C3RI where she is in her 4th year researching the use of social media by Saudi women to represent and communicate their identity. Ghayda is supervised by Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Dr Geff Green. Ghayda has recently returned from two engagements at universities in France. In this post Ghayda describes her excitement at unexpected invitations […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Alison Mayne: The Diversions – Adventures in remaking 20th Century Dress & Wearing Your Research …

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018)

About the author Alison Mayne is a doctoral candidate in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet. Alison’s research focuses on women’s crafting experiences and perceptions of well-being shared through social media and is diverted by what may be learnt through remaking historical dress. Alison works as an Associate Lecturer in Fashion Theory […]

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Tuesday 23 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate)

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Claisse

Speaker: Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Transforming communities through co-designing novel experiences of heritage at a local museum – a participatory case of research through design In this presentation, Caroline will present current research on the design and evaluation of two interactive exhibitions at the Bishops’ House museum; one of the few surviving Tudor buildings in Sheffield, now managed by a community […]

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Sheffield Hallam Launches PhD Studentship Schemes: ‘Come and join us!’ Doctoral Researchers in C3RI

C3RI Impact Blog background. Keith Wilson, Calendar. Installation at MAC Belfast.

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has recently launched PhD Studentship Schemes for 2018. C3RI welcomes applicants from all aspects of cultural, communication and computing research, to work with us in our interdisciplinary research institute. Our research programme has over eighty research students. While researchers sit within their disciplinary field, the Institute offers the opportunity to make connections between the research traditions of […]

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Researcher Blog with PhD Candidate Caroline Claisse: Behind the Scenes at the Curious House

Curious House Exhibition

About the author Caroline Claisse is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) where she is pursuing a practice-led PhD working with tangible technologies to prompt audience engagement in museums. Caroline’s PhD supervisors are: Professor Daniela Petrelli, Dr Luigina Ciolfi and Nick Dulake.   This week Caroline has launched her latest interactive exhibition ‘Curious House’ in collaboration with Bishops’ House Museum in Sheffield. […]

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