Research

Inspace: Artist Residencies

Inspace is part of the Institute for Design Informatics; commissioning and producing creative activity that unlocks digital technology and explores its role in society. Our public programme will connect data, research and creative talent.

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SAIDS Project

Mydes - SAIDS project aims to digitally enable public and third sector services that are typically paper-based or repeated manual data entry

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Visual+Interactive Data

Visual+Interactive Data is a research group that investigates data visualizations and intreractive means to make data more immediate, tangible, and understandable across a variety of media such as paper, screen, and immersive.

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Chatty Factories

Our vision for the manufacturing factory of the future is to embrace the rapid growth of Internet-connected products via embedded sensors producing massive volumes of data, and transform these traditionally discrete activities into one seamless process that is capable of real-time continuous product refinement.

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OxChain

Ox-Chain is a major research project between the Universities of Edinburgh, Northumbria and Lancaster, and research partners Oxfam, Zero Waste Scotland, Volunteer Scotland and WHALE Arts, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. It brings together experts in digital design, cryptography, business and international development. Through collaborative research, we will design a Blockchain for Oxfam to better support the circulation and re-circulation of valuable items within its business model – hence ‘Ox-Chain’.

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PACTMAN

Understanding how to manage issues of trust, privacy and consent in future pervasive environments

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