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From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Matthews, J., Shen, J., & Tyrer, J. (2018, July). From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle. Poster presented at Integrating Design with Sustainable Technology, The 91st Textile Institute World Conference, University of Leeds, Leeds , UK

Addressing environmental concerns in the textile industry has led to a growing field of research into material and process innovation. Digital technologies can facilitate on-demand manufacture and improve textile processes, resulting in waste reducti... Read More about From Responsive Design to Sustainable Systems: Digital Laser Processing across the Textile Production Cycle.

New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (2018, July). New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications. Paper presented at 16th Annual Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM), Oxford

Urban freight transport is crucial to ensuring the economic vitality of a city. However, significant negative externalities arise from freight flows in an urban area (e.g. polluting emissions, contribution to congestion, noise, etc.). Alternatives to... Read More about New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications.

Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, L., & Matthews, J. (2018). Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 81-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2017.1484048

INTERSECTIONS // Collaborations in Textile Design Research was held at Loughborough University London on 13 September 2017. The international conference and accompanying exhibition sought to explore the role of collaboration in textile design researc... Read More about Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Matthews, J., Shen, J., & Tyrer, J. (2018, June). Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry. Paper presented at AUTEX 2018 World Textile Conference: Leading Edge technologies and Trends in Textiles, Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, Turkey

A laser dyeing technique named peri-dyeing, has been developed showing potential for efficient and agile textile surface patterning and coloration. After industrial interest in the technique for manufacturing and customization of textile products, th... Read More about Laser Peri-Dyeing for Agile Textile Design: Implementing Laser Processing Research within the Textile Industry.

Private data: how much is it worth to you? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Shand, M., Selley, K., Hawkins, R., & Woodman, T. (2018, June). Private data: how much is it worth to you?. Presented at AULIC 2018, University of the West of England

Would the debate around social media and our privacy look different if we were asked to respond to a business model that did not promise us ‘convenience’ for free? Research demonstrates the importance we place on our personal data, but we continue to... Read More about Private data: how much is it worth to you?.

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., Prajapati, C., Shen, J., Tyrer, J., & Smith, E. (2018, April). Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design. Presented at 10th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology, Balneário Camboriú, Brazil

The environmental impact of textile dyeing and finishing is of paramount concern in the textile industry. Research into two emerging textile processing technologies, laser processing and enzyme biotechnology, were investigated as a means of applying... Read More about Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Textile Coloration and Surface Design.