The University’s School of Design promotes a string of events through October exploring digital culture

This month, Ghislaine Boddington, a Reader in Digital Immersion at the University of Greenwich School of Design is helping promote a number of events that explore the convergence of body, data , digital culture and space empower women in technology.

Deputy Head School of Design Anastasios Maragiannis represents UoG at the LND Design Fair 2019

Anastasios Maragiannis

The diversity + inclusivity by Design: Empowering individuals: international exhibition was featured as part of the London Design Festival and in particular highlighted as part of the SE London design district. This research exhibition reviews the shifting correlation between the designer and the “other”. Our society is changing and as a result of various factors – political, economic and cultural disputes, -we change the way we co-exist; co-participate; co-feeling; co-design. LDN celebrating and promoting London as the design capital of the world. The school of Design participation to LDN 2019 is one among a number of research centres, HEIs, Museums and organisations, placing University of Greenwich among the best in the world.  LDN 2019 attracting more than 500,000 visitors over one week, every year.

The London première of a rediscovered masterpiece Dziga Vertov, Anniversary of the Revolution (Godovshchina Revoliutsii, 1918)

Co-hosted by School of Design University of Greenwich​, UCL SSEES Russian Cinema Research Group, and Queen Mary University of London. 

Introduced by Nikolai Izvolov (Museum of Cinema, Moscow), followed by a panel discussion with: Jeremy Hicks (Professor of Russian Culture and Film, Queen Mary University of London), Dr Maria Korolkova (Senior Lecturer in Media and Film Studies, University of Greenwich), Dr Kristin Roth-Ey (Lecturer in Modern Russian History, UCL SSEES) and Robert Service (Emeritus Professor of Russian History, Oxford University, and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow).

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Immersive Hyperreal Soundscapes – Andrew Hill

This is a collaborative project between the University and industry partner L-ISA
(a division of L Acoustics)
, this project investigates creative workflow practices involved in adapting linear timeline-based composition towards new object-based panning systems, such as those used in the new L-ISA multi-channel audio system. 

Paula Fairfield The Sound Designer for Game of Thrones / LOST

is working with
Andrew Hill (UOG) on this project.

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Ban recycling boxes to protect binmen, say occupational health experts – David Thomas

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, research has shown.

This project which has been reported in ‘The Telegraph’
Occupational safety and health of refuse workers. The work which has been undertaken over the last 4 years has recently been published by the  Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Dr David Thomas, an Academic Portfolio Lead in the School of Design at the University of Greenwich and a Member of IOSH’s Environmental and Waste Management Group Committee said:

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