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Exploring Digital and Sensory Methods: Brunel University London

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There has been an increasing interest in the use of creative methods as a means to elicit insights into health and well-being and about everyday life. This second seminar focuses on the use of digital and sensory methods. In particular, we highlight the increase in use of digital and sensory methods, the diversity of methods and methodologies, and the possibilities and limitations of digital and sensory methods to elicit insights into health, well-being, the arts and everyday life.

Speakers and titles of presentations

Professor Carey Jewitt, University College London
Researching touch: multimodality, sensory ethnography and the potential of arts based methods

Professor Johannes Birringer, Brunel University London 
Somatic and digital gestures in immersive dance

Dr Helen Manchester, University of Bristol
Care-ful co-tinkering: Co-designing technologies for elder care

Dr Elizabeth McKay, Brunel University London
Digitally including the socially excluded: Perspectives from mental health

Dr Huw Davies, University of Oxford

Dr Farnaz Nickpour, Brunel University London
Designing for empathy: Understanding diversity through inclusive design methods

Please register here via Eventbrite.

This seminar series is being organised by Wendy Martin, Elizabeth McKay Monica Degen and Emma Wainwright through the Welfare, Health and Well-being research theme in the Institute of Environment, Health and Societies. This is funded by the University Research Seminar Series Award, Brunel University London.

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