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Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Walters, P. (2017, February). Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing. Presented at 4D Printing and Meta Materials Conference

This presentation will show practical examples of research into the application of smart shape-changing materials and 3D printing technologies, undertaken at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Research takes place through creative co... Read More about Design at the intersection of smart materials and 3D printing.

The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Cook, J., Lander, R., & Flaxton, T. (2015, September). The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’. Paper presented at Workshop on Smart Learning Ecosystems in Smart Regions and Cities

The work reported in this position paper explores the development of citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ in which augmented and social web technologies mediate learning and innovation in what we term the Zone of Possibility. An example of a Hybrid Stokes Cro... Read More about The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’.

Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2015, September). Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research - Education and Transition, Budapest, Hungary

The ‘Children as Engineers’ project brought together 10 primary Initial Teacher Training students and 10 Under-Graduate Engineering students to teach one of ten design challenges to 300 children in classrooms using the European ‘Engineer’ materials.... Read More about Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?.

The bold agency of making something out of nothing (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2014, May). The bold agency of making something out of nothing. Paper presented at DIY Citizenship Symposium

From slave trade tours, music videos, activist documentary and independent journalism, Bristol has a vibrant tradition of DIY culture which links creativity to civic engagement and personal and social impacts. This talk draws on a range of examples... Read More about The bold agency of making something out of nothing.

Reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Hoskins, S., Parraman, C., Mccallion, P., & Cohen, C. (2013, July). Reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks. Paper presented at AIC 2013

This paper considers alternative approaches to image making and printing that moves from the on-screen representation of images and painting applications, to the physical generation and methods for surface deposition or 2.5D printing. The research in... Read More about Reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks.

Cultural discourse, colour heritage and communication (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., & Mottram, J. (2013, July). Cultural discourse, colour heritage and communication. Paper presented at AIC 2013

Our current digital technologies are as much a part of the cultural heritage of tomorrow as are the material objects we create and the discourses and narratives that bind theory and practice. In this fast moving technological environment, with increa... Read More about Cultural discourse, colour heritage and communication.

Exploration of alternative print methodology for colour printing through the multi‐layering of ink (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., & Olen, M. (2013, July). Exploration of alternative print methodology for colour printing through the multi‐layering of ink. Paper presented at AIC 2013

This paper explores the application of artist driven colour mixing and multi-layering of pigments using inkjet printing. A standardised colour managment workflow is essential for predicable and repeatable colour for inkjet printing. With the correct... Read More about Exploration of alternative print methodology for colour printing through the multi‐layering of ink.

Teaching multiplatform documentary (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A., & Aston, J. (2013, July). Teaching multiplatform documentary. Paper presented at NAHEMI, Talking Shop, BFI

Learning L2 words with L1 in mind (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Elgort, I., & Piasecki, A. E. (2013, June). Learning L2 words with L1 in mind. Paper presented at International Symposium on Bilingualism 9

The development of methods for the reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Mccallion, P. (2013, April). The development of methods for the reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks. Paper presented at Computers in Art and Design Education (CADE) Conference

In a digital age where artists and printers are required to learn a wide range of skills, from graphic design to colour science, is it possible to return to a more artistic application of colour, tone and texture with a mechanically printed image usi... Read More about The development of methods for the reproduction of texture in digitally printed artworks.

Re-reading the page (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. L., & Sowden, T. (2013, March). Re-reading the page. Paper presented at New Art of Making Books

Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden are based at the Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE, Bristol, where they explore many aspects of artists’ publishing: from the conception and history of the artist’s book to creative processes and output, current developm... Read More about Re-reading the page.

Txt me 2 typeset (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Butler, A. (2013, March). Txt me 2 typeset. Paper presented at New Art of Making Books

Angie Butler is a PhD. student based at The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE. Her practice led research project investigates how we learn to design and create artists’ books through letterpress, to gain an understanding of how contemporary book... Read More about Txt me 2 typeset.

Novel ceramic materials and 3D printing applications (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Hoskins, S. (2012, September). Novel ceramic materials and 3D printing applications. Paper presented at TCT Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Conference

Research in the field of 3D printed ceramics has been undertaken for at least 20 years; the initial patents filed by Moo and Cima of MIT in 1992, detail the use of ceramic powders. In the last ten years the research has split between what could be de... Read More about Novel ceramic materials and 3D printing applications.

Design course at LEGO group (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bracegirdle, J. (2011, June). Design course at LEGO group. Presented at Character Design Course at LEGO group