LCF MA Prospective Students Day: Artefact, Footwear, Pattern, and Futures Exhibition
- 19 September 2019
Old Chelsea Sorting Office
Research at LCF thrives within the College's unique specialist and transdisciplinary environment and is supported and resourced by dedicated research facilities such as the cosmetic science and digital laboratories, Fashion Space Gallery (FSG), world-class library and archive.
LCF hosts two world-leading UAL Research Centres: for Fashion Curation and Sustainable Fashion; the Digital Anthropology Lab and seven Research Hubs including one that supports the activity of approximately 70 PhD students. Research spans practice and theory in design, performance, curation, artefact, psychology, cosmetic science, social science, sustainable and material practices, creative business and management, digital production and communication; film, media and cultural studies. In 2021 LCF is moving to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) in Stratford, and is a co-founder of the Global Disability Innovation Hub, with Stratford East partners, UCL, Loughborough London, Sadlers’ Wells and the V&A.
As one of six UAL colleges, LCF contributed to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), where UAL’s research was assessed as being 83% World Leading and international, is first in the Power ranking for Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory. LCF research feeds directly into the University of the Arts London Research Strategy.
Professor Felicity Colman is the Associate Dean of Research at London College of Fashion.
Old Chelsea Sorting Office
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Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) explores the field of Design for Sustainability and its application to fashion as both artistic and business practice.
Delivering insight into the fashion industry’s economic, social and cultural trajectory.
A space for presentation, reflection and dissemination of research around costume, scenography and performance.
Facilitating a deeper understanding of human behaviour and its potential improvement in the fashion and creative industries.
This cross-disciplinary hub fosters the exploration of the multiple meanings and forms of contemporary and historic masculinities.
A space for the discussion of current research into fashion and popular culture within the broader subject area of Cultural Studies.
Generating connections between researchers engaged with the fields of fashion design, costume, curation and the visual arts.
A forum for both practice-based and theory-based research postgraduate students with an interest in fashion.
If you study or undertake research at LCF you will have access to 70,000 books on all aspects of the fashion industry from garment construction to cosmetic science as well as its dedicated fashion archive of garments and artefacts dating back to 1700s.
As well as our archives and library, the LCF research centres offer a great resource for your studies, from research to final projects.
LCF's Fashion Space Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space that engages with fashion, design and art.