UNIVERSITY NEWS LAST UPDATED : 26 JANUARY 2016
A selection of dates for the ‘Materials Lecture Series’ spanning from January through to March has recently been announced by Jackie Norton, Director of Academic Partnerships for the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media.
The new series
The new series is set to take place at the University’s new state-of-the-art Parkside Building main Lecture Theatre. It is one of the initiatives funded by a Student Academic Mentoring Partnership (StAMP) Project.
Here are the dates for the planned lectures:
25 January 2016 - 4.30pm
Chris Lefteri, ‘Materials Expert, Author, Consultant, Speaker and Industrial Designer’ – Lecture Topic: ‘Colour, Materials and Finish’ (Exact Title TBC)
4 February 2016 - 4.30pm
Jakki Dehn, ‘Internationally acclaimed expert on sustainable materials, founder of the sustainable materials library at Kingston University’ – Lecture Topic: ‘The Creative Potential of Natural Materials’
15 February 2016 - 5pm
Ian Hunter, co-founder of ‘Materials Council’, ‘Industrial designer and former materials researcher at Foster and Partners’ – Lecture Topic: ‘Materials Literacy, learning the technical and emotional language of materials’
18 February 2016 - 4pm
Margaret Pope, ‘Founder of the first UK Materials library at The Royal College, Researcher, Materials Collection Advisor, Consultant on sourcing materials’ – Lecture Topic: ‘How to go about sourcing materials, Case Studies from Architects and Designers’
1 March 2016
SCIN Gallery, Annabelle Flier ‘Founder and Managing Director of SCIN Gallery, a Materials Sourcing and advisor Gallery - Lecture Topic: ‘Materials as boundary pushers, Material problem solvers and Material Shape Shifters’ (Exact Title TBC)
10 March 2016
Global Color – Lecture topic: ‘Materials understanding, an International Trends Perspective’ (Exact Title TBC)
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