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Posted: 30th August 2013

I went to the whistle-stop talk at Media City about the multi-disciplined Dementia Design Group at the University of Salford.

It was really interesting to hear what work is going on and the detail given to how people feel within spaces.

"About the Research, Innovation, and Enterprise Exchange, powered by PechaKucha

This monthly event welcomes research staff, students and the wider community, to share interests, and stimulate new ideas or collaborative projects.

Each event will focus on a different theme, with invited speakers from the  across the University community relating it to their area of expertise.

They will each give PechaKucha presentations of 6 minutes 40 seconds (20 slides of 20 seconds each), aimed at stimulating discussion and prompting collaboration and new ideas. Networking and informal discussions will follow for the last half an hour.

This event alternates between the University's main campus and the MediaCityUK campus at Salford Quays, and for Thu 27 June this will take place in the Egg foyer at MediaCityUK with speakers from the Dementia Design Group.

Dementia Design Group:  

Natalie Yates Bolton, Lecturer School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work and Dr Tracey Williamson Research Fellow Public Involvement in Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work. Introducing the International Dementia Design Network.

Dr. Ricardo Codinhoto Lecturer in Integrated Design and Construction Management,School of the Built Environment. Environments for Wellbeing: building the evidence base.

Dr. Maria Burke, Reader Digital Media and Business, Salford Business School and Naomi Lewis Outreach Officer, Salford Heritage Services' Salford Museum and Art Galleries.Yarns, Accounts and Chronicles: Tales of Time and Memory Books."

Dr Ricardo Codinhoto - Environments for Wellbeing: building the evidence base



Related Themes

Further Reading

Floating Away - Sand Art

As part of the project I want to develop some Sand Art as part of the final art tent.