Research & Innovation Projects

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Tackling the challenges of our age

Our research cross disciplinary boundaries and tackle the challenges of our age, aligned to our research programmes and guided by our transdisciplinary research themes. You can search them on this page and view individual projects for details and impacts.

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A Case for Cornish Public Service Media

Lead:

Denzil Monk

Commissioned by Cornwall Council, this research paper investigates the potential business and develo...

A Case for Cornish Public Service Media
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Accessibility all areas?

Lead:

Adrian Bossey

This research paper explores the current state of accessibility at UK festivals for people who are d...

Accessibility all areas?
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Adaptable Living

The Adaptable Living project reimagines the way in which living space may be designed to enable resi...

Adaptable Living
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Ambulatory heart rate variability monitoring, distress, and self-harm in university students

Lead:

Anna Mankee-Williams

This project aimed to track the parasympathetic nervous system of university students by using a hea...

Ambulatory heart rate variability monitoring, distress, and self-harm in university students
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ANTI Contemporary Art Festival

ANTI Festival presents an annual season of contemporary art shown across public spaces.

ANTI Contemporary Art Festival
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Architecture Making Community

Architecture Making Community

Lead:

Tom Ebdon

Architecture Making Community is a programme of research and live-projects that challenge the way we...

Architecture Making Community
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ATTUNE

Lead:

Anna Mankee-Williams

ATTUNE aims to increase the understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact on ...

ATTUNE
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Bee Brick

Lead:

Kate Christman

Bee Brick is an innovative product, offering the dual function of being a construction material that...

Bee Brick
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Black Stars: Belafonte, Poitier and a Long Overdue Celebration of Black Cinema

Lead:

Dr Neil Fox

A feature article on the BFI Black Star season and reviews of re-releases of Martin Ritt's Paris Blu...

Black Stars: Belafonte, Poitier and a Long Overdue Celebration of Black Cinema
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Tears of Things

Cafe Morte: Tears of Things – Museum of Broken Objects

Lead:

Lucy Willow

We invited artists, writers, academics, undergraduates, museums and member of the community to contr...

Cafe Morte: Tears of Things – Museum of Broken Objects
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Chaos: A Co-Creation

Chaos: A Co-Creation

Lead:

Hannah Waldron

Chaos: A Co-Creation explores how illustration, creation and collaboration could help those experien...

Chaos: A Co-Creation
BA(Hons) Journalism - Newspapers Flat

Charting Theoretical Directions for Examining African Journalism in the ‘Digital Era’

The study thus draws on social constructivist approaches to technology and the sociology of journali...

Charting Theoretical Directions for Examining African Journalism in the ‘Digital Era’
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Connected Health Care: Satellite Enabled Mental Health, Diabetes and Clinical Education

Lead:

Anna Mankee-Williams

The project aims to deliver secure satellite connected infrastructure to transform the rural health ...

Connected Health Care: Satellite Enabled Mental Health, Diabetes and Clinical Education
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Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival

Lead:

Tom Scott

The first Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival brought together leading contemporary poets for two ...

Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival
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Dark Sound: Feminine Voices in Sonic Shadow

Lead:

Dr D Ferrett

This book by Senior Lecturer, D Ferrett, explores the cultural and historical association between wo...

Dark Sound: Feminine Voices in Sonic Shadow
BA(Hons) Business Entrepreneurship - Taster Day Small Group
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Defining experiential entrepreneurship educational programs

Lead:

Dr Jeremy Richards

This research paper aims to highlight the key defining characteristics of EEEPs.

Defining experiential entrepreneurship educational programs
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AMATA building

Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing in China

Lead:

Bryan Clark

In partnership with Anhui and Jiangnan Universities in China, this design-based project seeks to dev...

Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing in China
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designdice™

Lead:

Andy Neal

designdice™ is a set of nine co-ordinated dice which are used as a tool to help the creative proce...

designdice™
DEVILS (Diably)
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DEVILS (Diably)

The story of possessed and exorcised nuns serves as a pretext for research into the long history of ...

DEVILS (Diably)
Fog of Sex
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Fog of Sex (Stories from the frontline of student sex work)

Fog of Sex (Stories from the frontline of student sex work) is a 60-minute drama documentary which w...

Fog of Sex (Stories from the frontline of student sex work)
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Folk Horror in the 21st Century

Lead:

Dr Ruth Heholt

Culminating in a two-day conference in 2019, Folk Horror in the 21st Century explored all aspects of...

Folk Horror in the 21st Century