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CADRE Research, Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis Building, University of Wolverhampton


CADRE – Centre for Art, Design, Research & Experimentation

Wolverhampton School of ArtCentre for Art, Design, Research & Experimentation

Director: Professor Dew Harrison (Professor of Digital Media Art)

The Centre for Art, Design, Research & Experimentation accommodates researchers within the Wolverhampton School of Art. It was established in 2006 to explore and develop the beneficial effect of art and design upon society. The Centre is clustered into three focused areas of research interests: Art, Society and Social Practice; Digital Technology Theory and Practice; Material and Theoretical Practice.

Research Clusters

◆ APSP – Art Philosophy and Social Practice

DTTP – Digital Technology Theory and Practice

 MTP – Material and Theoretical Practice

Recent projects include:

  • FEINART - Marie Curie International Training Network (Horizon 2020) award of €3,000,000 in the area of art and social engagement to support a European-wide PhD training programme (2020-2024).
  • MinD – RISE (Horizon 2020) award of €515,000 concerning mindful design for and with people with dementia (2016-2020)
  • S4S: Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing – AHRC funding Co-I £179,791 (2017-2019)
  • Maker-Centric: Building Place-based Co-making Communities - AHRC funding £98,986 (2017-2018)

PhD Study