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An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project.

Conference Proceeding
Joel, S., Smyth, M., & Rodgers, P. (2004)
An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project. In Studying Designers '05, 307-322
No abstract available.

Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design

Journal Article
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E., & Jennings, T. (2016)
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 35(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12109
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...

The use of design activity for research into Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW)

Conference Proceeding
Garner, S. W., Scrivener, S. A. R., Clarke, A. A., Clark, S., Connolly, J. H., Palmen, H., …Smyth, M. G. (1990)
The use of design activity for research into Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW). In J. Smith (Ed.), DATER 91, 84-96
This paper describes current research at Loughborough University in the field of Computer Supported Co-operative Working (CSCW). The project, which is funded by the Informatio...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2013)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materi...

Franki Raffles at the 1st St Andrews Photography Festival

Exhibition / Performance
Scott, A. Franki Raffles at the 1st St Andrews Photography Festival. 1 August 2016 - 11 September 2016. (Unpublished)

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Scott, A. Franki Raffles at the 1st St Andrews Photography Festival. 1 August 2016 - 11 September 2016. (Unpublished
An exhibition of selected images from the Franki Raffles Archive Research project curated by Alistair Scott.

Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design

Book
Macdonald, I. (2016)
Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design. (1). Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41375-4
This book, written from the perspective of a designer and educator, brings to the attention of media historians, fellow practitioners and students the innovative practices of ...

The chemical effect of filtered visible light on light-sensitive dyes

Presentation / Conference
Quye, A., Han, J., & Innes, M. (2016, October)
The chemical effect of filtered visible light on light-sensitive dyes. Poster presented at Dyes in History and Archaeology 35 (DHA35), Pisa, Italy
Despite best efforts to remove damaging UV and short wavelength light from museum displays, dyes on historical textiles can still fade or change colour if visible light causes...

Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park

Presentation / Conference
Hall, L., Flint, T., & Mitsche, N. (2018, May)
Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park. Paper presented at 2nd International Research Symposium in Tourism Hospitality & Events
This research considers how the visitor experience could be enhanced through intertwining and blending the real and virtual, creating a new mixed reality that extended and add...

Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs

Book Chapter
Anastasiadou, C., Vettese, S., & Calder, L. (2018)
Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs. In L. Egberts, & M. D. Alvarez (Eds.), Heritage and Tourism : Places, Imageries and the Digital Age, (151-171). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462985353
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...

Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children

Journal Article
Flint, T., Hall, L., Stewart, F., & Hagan, D. (2018)
Virtualizing the real: a virtual reality contemporary sculpture park for children. Digital Creativity, 29(2/3), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2018.1511601
This paper discusses a virtual reality experience for a contemporary sculpture park, Jupiter Artland, developed in Minecraft targeting 9-11-year-old children. Issues of fideli...
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Chronicling Empire: Scottish Albums in Colonial Southeast Asia

2017 - 2018
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £7,446

12 Closes Community Co-design Project, Phase 1

2016 - 2020
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
Funder: Edinburgh World Heritage | Value: £57,600

BellyPhants Innovation Voucher

2017 - 2017
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9. Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,934

Deaf Heritage: Scotland’s Hidden Culture

2018 - 2020
The first BSL National Plan (due 22 October 2017) and its mandate for the inclusion of Deaf Culture in Scottish public life provide the context and rationale for the proposed collaborative networking ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £18,740

The Wee Tie Company: Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2018
Development of a working prototype for the "Wee Tie", a new fashion accessory for wearing with open-necked shirts. Our input will be to look at materials and fastening/adjusting mechanisms at the back...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Ocean Plastic: Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

2018 - 2019
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,988

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500

Inverewe Night Trail - Follow-On Voucher

2018 - 2020
This project is to develop innovative system of creative lighting and projection to underpin a new tourism initiative at NTS Inverewe Gardens.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £20,006

Feasibility Study into Factors Affecting the Re-Use of Furniture and Corresponding Design Strategies

2018 - 2019
In the context of reducing raw material usage and establishing Scotland’s capacity for designing and making furniture for re-use, this study aims to: ● establish key factors in consumer decisions to r...
Funder: The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture | Value: £16,951

Shona the Musical - Innovation Voucher

2018 - 2019
development of innovative projection system to allow responsive and live creation and manipulation of projected scenery for theatrical workshops.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,998

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Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

Digital gardens with real toads: in what ways have heritage and digital practices fused to form hybrid methods in moving image design?

2011 - 2013
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
Dr Iain Macdonald | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

Revelling in policy: between cultural and administrative festival imaginaries

2001 - 2009
Dr Kirstie Jamieson | Director of Studies: Matthew Turner | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

Appropriating interaction

2009 - 2016
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
Dr Tom Flint | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

0 - 2011
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
Dr Iain McGregor | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Phil Turner

Getting stuck and getting help: How children access support when using technology for creative projects

2015 - date
Ms Fiona Stewart | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Hetherington

Potentiality of play

2015 - date
Ms Pankhuri Jain | Director of Studies: Dr Kirstie Jamieson | Second Supervisor: Mr Euan Winton

Work on the move: mobilities of creativity and design ideation

2018 - date
Associate Professor Richard Firth | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Thompson

Smart energy monitoring technology to achieve low carbon homes

2007 - 2015
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Jon Stinson | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie