Sahar Khajeh (DDES)

Sahar Khajeh is the director of her own graphic design firm with experience in teaching in the UK; she is a graphic design Visiting Lecturer at North Hertfordshire College and Student Technology Mentor at the University of Hertfordshire. Sahar holds an MA in Visual Communication (Graphic Design) from Kingston University London and she is currently… Read More Sahar Khajeh (DDES)

Sarah Dodds (DFA)

Title Facilitating the museum-artist relationship: a study in artists’ responses to museum objects and their stories. Keywords Museum objects, artefacts, archives, artist intervention, museum-artist relationship Research My research is concerned with the importance of museum collections for artists. Artists visit museums repeatedly to use museum objects for inspiration to inform their own practice. Being able… Read More Sarah Dodds (DFA)

Digital Curation Tools

During the early stages of doctoral research, it is likely that you will encounter too much information to easily keep track of. Mark Carrigan of LSE recommends using digital curation tools to keep track of everything you find online. Here are his recommendations (reposted from here): “At the heart of all these tools are the same core practical tasks which… Read More Digital Curation Tools

Is your research practice-based or practice-led?

Professional doctorates in all fields tend to have a close relationship with practice. They yield or prompt practical innovation. The traditional PhD presents an original contribution to knowledge in a written thesis, but over the past few decades, researchers have found that not all innovation can be demonstrated in text alone. Professional doctorates have a… Read More Is your research practice-based or practice-led?

SSAHRI Conference CFP: Utopia

Call for papers:  Utopia! experiments in perfection Spirella Ballroom, Letchworth Garden City, 12th November 2015 followed by a plenary lecture and reception This conference explores the concept of Utopia – the social, economic, educational, environmental, literary, cultural, aesthetic and philosophical foundations for the hope of a better world. The conference will take place in Letchworth,… Read More SSAHRI Conference CFP: Utopia

TVAD seminars 2015/16

TVAD (Theorizing Visual Art and Design) have just announced their schedule of seminars for the 2015/16 academic year. All events are on Wednesdays, with lunch served from 12:45, and the main presentation beginning at 1pm. Weds 14th October 2015 – ‘The Comic Electric: A Digital Comics Symposium’ Convened by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, University of Hertfordshire’s… Read More TVAD seminars 2015/16