Featured research stories
Restorative justice through lifelong learning: the meaning of co-design and creative projects in prisons
UAL projects with the prison sector over the past decade have consistently demonstrated the potential for design and creativity to develop life skills, promote wellbeing and empower people within our most marginalised communities.
Best Green Fashion Film champions sustainable fishskin craft
Elisa Palomino is a researcher at UAL Centre for Sustainable Fashion and Senior Lecturer on BA Fashion Print at Central Saint Martins. Her short film Preservation of Hezhen fish skin tradition through fashion higher education has won the Best Green Fashion Film award at the Fashion Film Festival Milano.
UAL research and Knowledge Exchange in response to COVID-19
From multisensory culture boxes to pineapple PPE and plant platforms for the production of COVID-19 reagents and biopharmaceuticals; read about some of the key COVID-19 research and KE interventions involving UAL researchers that got underway this year:
Business of fashion, textiles and technology (BFTT) awards £1.2 million to fashion SMEs
BFTT, led by University of the Arts London in partnership with some of the UK’s leading Universities, has awarded 10 of the UK fashion industry’s most innovative and sustainable brands over £1.2 million to support innovative and sustainable research.
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