Explore our programmes
Falmouth has ten research and innovation programmes, each of which brings together different combinations of challenges, methodologies and disciplines.
Creative Industries FuturesLead: Professor Gregg Whelan
Our projects explore dynamic and innovative routes to social, cultural and economic impact through the future creative industries.
Digital CreativityLead: Professor Tanya Krzywinska
We explore innovative applications of game and interface design innovations within sectors spanning health and heritage.
Digital Entrepreneurship and Financial InnovationLead: Professor Chris Archer-Brown
Working with a wide range of industry and business partners, our projects explore the role of creativity in driving both entrepreneurship...
Inequality & StorytellingLead: Professor Chris Morris
Our researchers and practitioners assault bias, discrimination, indifference, injustice and marginalisation through the power of...
Environmental FuturesLead: Dr Danielle Barrios-O'Neill
Research in this programme has produced exciting applications in areas such as agri-tech, aquaculture, tourism and mental health, suited to...
MetamakersLead: Professor Tanya Krzywinska
The Metamakers Institute undertakes computational creativity research with the aim of stimulating economic development by making software a...
Multigenerational Living & LearningLead: Professor Paul Springer
This programme investigates multigenerational living and care models, technologies for adult social care and resultant learning...
Dark EconomiesLead: Dr Ruth Heholt
This programme explores the story-worlds we create to express our fears and anxieties through representations and fictions about death,...
Pedagogy FuturesLead: Dr Neil Fox
This programme addresses themes from staff wellbeing and industry engagement to the future of teaching and learning in higher education.
Design for Health and Wellbeing
The Design for Health and Wellbeing programme is seeking to stimulate research and innovation that can contribute to addressing the global...
Our broader Themes
These programmes reflect and are guided by three broader Themes that run through all of Falmouth's Research & Innovation work: Creative Connected Communities, Design Thinking and Digital Economy.Read about our Themes