The Research Labs are spaces within Winchester School of Art to which acts as ‘fluid’ holding-forms, to enable all colleagues to contribute ideas, activities and events, to enable greater engagement, sharing and showcasing.
The labs bring together suitable areas of expertise, to make greater use of our existing resources and to invest further; to blend an approach to re-thinking our physical estate and to enable wider conceptual thinking and ways of working together.
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E-Textile Innovation Lab
A lab that develops advanced e-textiles with the aim to change people’s life for better while contributing to the sustainability and net zero to make the world a better place to live.
Convenors: Kai Yang, Gillian Lake-Thompson
Global Smart Lab
A lab that intends to advance research at the interface of art and design with respect to smart technologies, experiences and living.
Convenors: Yuanyuan Yin, Sunil Manghani
Data Image Lab
A lab that intends to enrich our critical and conceptual understanding of data and society.
Convenors: Jane Birkin, Vanissa Wanick
A lab that is dedicated to developing material literacy to expand and guide artistic practice and design work.
Convenors: Delia Crowe, Ian Dawson
Social Practices Lab
A lab that is designed to provide a focal space, resources, expertise and the networks to stimulate, promote, develop and engage in socially led research projects.
Convenor: Ed D’Souza
Studio 3015 is a professional design practice at Winchester School of Art that leads on a wide variety of education, research and social projects, supporting activities within the School, across the University and working with external partners from a range of professional and civic domains.
Members: Jodie Silsby, George Davis-Ansted, Toby Wells
The WSA Library is a distinctive and appropriate location for experimental interventions, for active teaching and learning engagement and practice-based research, and a venue for the presentation of creative outcomes.
Members: Catherine Polley
The Winchester Gallery
The Winchester Gallery is Winchester School of Art's dedicated gallery and provides a unique space for the visual arts in the South East. The Gallery showcases work of staff, students, alumni, artists, designers and researchers from around the world.
Members: Prof. Louise Siddons, Shaun Cole, Sarah Roberts, Ian Dawson, Delia Crowe, Craig Wadman, Amy Scott-Pillow, Chenge Hu, Jennifa Ghazi