Moving to a new home is a major transition in life. For people with severe learning difficulties, who rely heavily on others for support, such a transition can be particularly stressful. This project explores how the integration of audio memories and wearable handmade objects and can help someone adapt to their new environment. More

Let’s Do Lunch

According to research, having a hurried lunch at your computer is not good for productivity or wellbeing. Making lunch a social activity reduces stress levels and could increase productivity. More

Qi’s Master’s project My Nurse is a prototype for a remote health monitoring and online community network system combining a physical interface and digital TV. It has been developed for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Patients use a simple bespoke input device to record symptoms allowing health practitioners to remotely monitor and manage symptoms via a secure webpage. More

Stoma Jewellery is an exploration into making jewellery for people who have a stoma following surgery to the larynx. A stoma is an opening, either natural or surgically created, which connects a portion of the body cavity to the outside environment. Everything can be dangerous like dust, water and infection in their routine. More

Helping Hand

Hospitals are closely related to our lives since almost everyone has been to hospital before as a patient or visitor. However, if patients have to stay in an enclosed space with minimal human contact, they will feel anxiety and depression. The bad mood will directly affect the patients’ wellbeing. More

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