Design For Health Vol 5 issue 1 Apr 2021, edited by Paul Chamberlain
This new issue of the Design For Health journal presents a collection of papers that exemplify the diversity of approaches and applications in design and health.
BioDesign Challenge: The Living Sponge
The Living Sponge: Sheffield Hallam Art & Design students present their concepts at the international Biodesign Challenge Summit this week.
Evaluation of ‘ADHD Hero Activity Book’ paper published in Design For Health
This paper, now published in Design For Health, describes the evaluation of a prototype activity book (previously co-designed by Lab4Living researchers, families of young people with ADHD, educators and clinicians). Results indicate the activity book is an effective communication aid between young people and families. Read the paper here:
Lab4Living PhD student Marika Grasso to exhibit at CHItaly 2021 “Frontiers of HCI”
Following on from a recent online residency, Marika Grasso has been accepted to exhibit in CHI Interactive Experiences at CHItaly11th – 13th July 2021. Marika is currently studying for her PhD within Lab4Living. Her exhibit “Touch/Matter Beyond Touchscreens” asks the question “Have you ever really touched your touchscreen?”
Ethical Roadmap published in Design For Health
Claire Craig, Helen Fisher and researchers from Northumbria University consider the ethical tensions and dilemmas faced in interdisciplinary research in a new journal article. The team has developed an Ethical Roadmap to support ethical practices in design and human-computer interaction (HCI) research. Available now in Design For Health:
Challenging the digital default: COVID-19 and Co-production
A new book chapter by Lab4Living researchers offers alternatives to the supposed digital dominance for co-design during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two PhD Studentships in Lab4Living
Two Lab4Living studentship projects plus Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) studentships for postgraduate research students in the Art, Design & Media Research Centre now advertised.
Paul Chamberlain exhibits new collection at Venice Biennial Architecture exhibition
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Noemie Soula presents Handle (me) with care at SDEA Theatre Arts Conference
Noemie Soula presents ‘Handle (me) with Care’ at SDEA Theatre Arts Conference
Kaisu Koski and Peter Lloyd Jones Talking BIO·FICTION
Kaisu Koski and Peter Lloyd Jones host a discussion session at BIOART Society’s Talking BIO·FICTION in April