Tagged: symposia

Ethan Pennell: The Doors of Perception: An enquiry into the spirit of place

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  The presentation relates to my practice as an artist and how this addresses the term ‘sustainability’ in relation to folklore, mythology and storytelling. The work explores different ways of perceiving the world, challenging the dominant paradigm of the past …

Stephen Felmingham: Putting It Into Practice: bridging the gap between learning and doing

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This paper will propose that whilst there are established strategies relating to the acquisition of craft skills there are fewer that deal with their autonomous practice, provoking a gap or discontinuity in studio pedagogy. The paper will argue that a …

Jaygo Bloom: The Human Touch: The enchantment of objects and the mechanics of gameplay within art & design

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Everywhere everything is ordered to standby, to be immediately on hand, indeed, to stand there just so that it may be on call for a further ordering (Heidegger 1977). Heidegger defines his metaphor of ‘technicity’, as the ‘challenging-forth’ (Gestell) of …

Catherine Baker: Under the Skin: Investigating the implications of bio-medical imaging on patients

This project will use the creation and exhibition of new works of art to explore bio-medical imaging and, specifically, how the imagery these methods generate is used as a communicative tool between doctors and patients. Imaging techniques enable the body …

Sue Stuart: Ageing, Physical Activity and Class

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This presentation is concerned with the rationale for studying ageing and physical activity. It will explore the demographic, social, economic and perceptual changes in society and ageing. It will examine the perceived benefits of physical activity to the individual and …

Sara Burbi: Small-scale farmers and climate change – opportunities and barriers to community engagement

The agricultural sector has been particularly under pressure in recent years to provide not only food, animal feed and energy crops, but also to be a key player in environmental conservation and biodiversity, and more recently in the provision of …

Nieky Van Veggel: The effect of carvacrol, thymol and eugenol vapour on the growth of Escherichia coli

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The aim of this study was to determine whether vapours from carvacrol, eugenol and thymol can inhibit the growth of Escherichia coli. Escherichia coli, which is found in a wide variety of foods is the cause of many outbreaks of …

Lorna Goodwin & Yvette Wharton: Living up to our students’ expectations – using student voice to influence the way academics think about their undergraduates learning and their own teaching

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Understanding the student learning experience is essential if Higher Education institutions are to provide an education for the 21st century.  This study investigated students’ perspectives on their learning experiences and to give undergraduates a chance to influence the way academics …

Karen Rial Lovera: Development of a low-input farming system in the South West of England

Co-authored by Karen Rial Lovera, Nicola D Cannon, W Paul Davies and John Conway The UK is experiencing a decline of land area certified for organic production. As a result, both farmers and the environment will benefit from the development of …

Eunice Kimaliro: Missed Opportunities: Educational change and teachers’ identities

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Fullan (2007,p.129) observed that ‘educational change depends on what teachers do and think’. However, the extent to which teachers influence educational change is implicated in levels of social suggestion (Katja et al 2008) encased in the contextual cultural scripts, the …

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