Research Projects

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Pavilion

A collection of 14 paintings were included in the Pavilion exhibition.


METPEX: A MEasurement Tool to determine the quality of the Passenger EXperience

METPEX is a research project funded in the context of the 7th Framework Programme of the EU, aiming to develop and evaluate a standardised tool to measure passenger experience across whole journeys.


SHAPES (Sheffield Adaptive Patterned Electrical Stimulation)

The SHAPES project has been funded for three years to design, manufacture and trial a self, or carer-managed intervention that could be deployed early after stroke to treat post-stroke elbow spasticity.


Encounters

Encounters addresses and explores the liminal experience of walking through the built environment, where part of that experience is observing planted trees, and wild planting, where vegetation had sprouted of its own accord, particularly in the suburban setting.,


Suburb

This body of paintings continues Graham Chorlton’s research into the possibilities of representational painting within contemporary art practice.


Breathing test: A Dying Melody

This autoethnographic work explored the transmission of trauma memory, loss and mourning; the liminal spaces of breathing and dying; grief and healing, which have become prevalent themes in Saxon’s work.


ERGO WORK

ERGO WORK is a collaboration of academic and business organisations in 6 countries, to understand the barriers that disabled people face in the EU workplace and to tackle some of these through improved workplace Ergonomics.


iFeed: User-centred development of an online and mobile phone intervention to support infant feeding choice and confidence to sustain breastfeeding and/or safe formula feeding

In order to improve public health we aim to improve the available information and behavioural support for infant feeding, and improve access to it via the web and smart phones since their use is becoming prolific.


Understanding and co-designing mechanisms for research participation within the DDRI model

Under the programme we undertook a 12 month project employing co-creation as a tool to develop a shared understanding of the DDRI concept and to develop and agree some initial guiding principles for researching and working together in this context.


A Record Of Undying

In 2013, Saxon commenced development on the central work for A Record of Undying in collaboration with his late partner John Briscoe (1949-2013). With Briscoe as subject, he developed intimate photographs and films shot during the period leading up to and including his partner’s death.


(BAWE) British Academic Written English Corpus

The British Academic Written English Corpus (BAWE) was collected as part of the project, 'An Investigation of Genres of Assessed Writing in British Higher Education'. The project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.


Supporting Urban Integrated Transport Systems (SUITS)

SUITS is one of the three projects of the EU’s CIVITAS 2020 initiative focusing on sustainable urban mobility plans.


Work Buddy: Supporting people with learning difficulties learn and recall new tasks

Work Buddy is an android-based app that seeks to support people with learning disabilities to learn and recall new, or infrequently performed tasks, at home, when travelling and in the workplace.


WheelSense

WheelSense is a portable, easy to use, simple approach to measuring the stability and centre of gravity of wheelchair systems.