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
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?
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 (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
Daniel started his doctorate in digital comics in 2011, and is due to complete soon: My study seeks to understand how the key characteristics of the form of comics are impacted by digital mediation. During the study I have examined digital extensions and replacements for the page, videogame hybridisation, the challenges of architectural spatiality and the… Read More Student Profile: Daniel Goodbrey
The TVAD research group (Theorising Visual Art and Design) has announced their guest researcher for February 2016. Dr Daniel Huppatz from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, is editor of , Design: Critical and Primary Sources and Unbounded: On the Interior and Interiority. Daniel’s research focuses predominantly on architecture and interiors, with expertise in Australian design history, modern Asian design, interior… Read More Visiting TVAD Researcher Announced
Academic mailing lists are a highly valuable source of ideas and support, and also help to keep you breast of current research and events in your field. If you are interested in attending or presenting at conferences, you will find Calls for Papers (CFPs) listed regularly. They also provide you with a large community of… Read More Some useful mailing lists