Lab4Living on tour! Our work in India

Lab4Living in India

During March this year members of the Lab4Living team undertook a mammoth overseas trip taking in Delhi, Mumbai and Surabaya in eastern Java. Designers Heath Reed and Andy Stanton are delivering projects in school and community settings under a new UK Government funding programme. The work is funded through the ‘Frugal Innovation’ theme in Sheffield Hallam University’s ‘Global Challenge Research Fund‘ […]

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Senior lecturers, Product & Furniture Design)

Banner image for C3RI Research Seminar by Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher, courtesy of Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher.

Speakers: Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Product & Furniture Design) Title: Developing as a researcher: reflections on recent practice Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher are Senior Lecturers on the Product and Furniture Design course at SHU. In this seminar they will each share their recent ADRC-funded research. Although the research outputs of these two projects are relatively modest, they have each provided an opportunity […]

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D for Design: Professor David Swann’s inaugural Professorial lecture at SHU – 23 January 2018

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David Swann, Professor of Design and Subject Group Leader for Product & Furniture Design at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, will be hosting his inaugural lecture on Tuesday 23 January 2018, presenting a selection of projects, milestones and experiences that have shaped his design research practice: past, present and future. D for Design Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 6PM – 8PM (lecture […]

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Inclusive Bathroom Design – as we age: a new publication by VitrA & Lab4Living

VitrA Nest Bathroom

Researchers from C3RI’s Lab4Living have collaborated with Turkish bathroom specialists, VitrA to publish a guide on inclusive bathroom design. An ageing population demands innovative solutions to support independence at home for people living with long-term health conditions or disabilities. This publication, based on research carried out by Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University, considers a range of physical factors and cognitive changes […]

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Professorship awarded to David Swann

Professor David Swann

We are pleased to announce that David Swann has been awarded a Professorship in Design. David is a double graduate of the Royal College of Art (MDes Industrial Design 1991 and PhD 2011). His design research is grounded in global healthcare challenges. In 2014, David won the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design’s World Design Impact Prize. In the […]

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Wednesday 18 January 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Prof Paul Atkinson (Design, SHU)

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Speaker: Professor Paul Atkinson (Professor of Design and Design History) Title: The Electric Guitar: A Design History Pauls’ academic research covers a wide variety of subjects, all concerned in one way or another with the relationship between society and technology. The relationship between people and technological artefacts is explored through his writings on the design history of computers. The impact […]

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Professor David Swann’s ABC Syringe selected for The Design Museum collection

David Swann's ABC Syringe

Professor David Swann’s invention ABC Syringe (A Behaviour Changing Syringe) has been selected by The Design Museum for its long-term collection. The groundbreaking ABC Syringe also featured in the Design Museum’s re-launch events which marked the move to its spectacular new home on High Street Kensington, London. The ABC syringe is featured in a short film commissioned for the re-launch, alongside such other […]

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The Design Museum spotlights Dr David Swann’s ABC Syringe in its November re-launch

David Swann, ABC Syringe

Dr David Swann‘s invention ABC Syringe (A Behaviour Changing Syringe) has been selected by The Design Museum for its long-term collection. The Museum will specially highlight David’s groundbreaking design in its re-launch events marking the move to its spectacular new home on High Street Kensington, London. The ABC syringe is featured in a short film commissioned for the re-launch, alongside […]

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