Future Perfect - Designing for Tomorrow - Richard Seymour
This is an inspirational talk that Richard Seymour gave at Coventry University about the challenges and responsibilities of designers in the future. Richard Seymour is co-founder of Seymour-powell, one of the world's top product design agencies. Based in London, Seymour-powell has been responsible for some of the most iconic products of the last 25 years, including the world's first cordless kettle, pocket mobile phone and Bioform Bra. More recently, the company has been involved with helping t
From Vertical to Horizontal - Professor Sarah Whatley
Professor Sarah Whatley talks about the many projects and performances she has been involved with throughout her career as a dancer and choreographer. You can also watch this talk on the Coventry University YouTube Channel
Dr Alex Moulton - Bugatti Design Lecture
Apologies about the sound, but we simply had to show you this lecture given by Dr Alex Moulton. Dr. Moulton's professional life has been devoted to the research and development of innovative designs. He developed The Moulton Bicycle, introduced in 1962, and pioneered small-wheeled, full-suspension thinking which was acknowledged as the most radical change in bicycle design for over 60 years. Over 150,000 were made and they still hold world and national speed records, testimony to their fundame
Health Design Technology Institute
The Health Design Technology Institute will be the home of a number of initiatives for designing technologies and ways of working to help people manage their healthcare. This includes designing better products and systems to help the healthcare industry to manage the diverse needs of a number of people with long-term health conditions.
The ‘H’ Factor: Championing the User - Professor Andrée Woodcock
Andrée Woodcock is Professor of Educational Ergonomics and Design in Coventry University's School of Art and Design. She is currently director of the Design 8 Ergonomics Applied Research Group (DEarg). Her work has covered a range of areas related to putting the 'human' back into the design process. This includes working in areas as diverse as Car Design, inclusivity, gender, building design issues and much more. In this lecture, Professor Woodcock discusses the importance of championing the
Computer Simulation in Vehicle Dynamics - Professor Mike Blundell
Professor Mike Blundell, from Coventry University's Faculty of Engineering and Computing, discusses the 'Role of Computer Simulation in Vehicle Dynamics and Safety' and talks about the projects he has been involved in. This Lecture is part of the Professorial Lecture Series at Coventry University.You can also watch it on Coventry University TV.
A Revolution On Wheels: Future Automotive Powertrains - Sir Nick Scheele
Sir Nicholas Scheele is a former Chancellor of the University of Warwick and formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of Ford Motor Company. Prior to being Chief Operating Officer for Ford, Scheele was responsible for European Operations and has also been Chief Executive of Jaguar, then a Ford subsidiary. Here he discusses the future of automotive powertrains.
Dance Injury Biomechanics Research
Dr James Shippen discusses his work that uses biomechanics and motion capture to help prevent injury in dance.
Photographic Mediations - Plenary debate
The plenary debate from the Photographic Mediations Symposium.
Photographic Inventions and Interventions Q&A
Nina Sellars, Jonathan Worth and Joanna Zylinska answer questions from the Photographic Inventions and Interventions session.
Digital futures: who’s afraid of the amateur photographer? - Joanna Zylinska
Joanna Zylinska is a Reader in New Media Communications at Goldsmiths University. Here she discusses the fears around the amateur photographer.
Why can’t I make a portrait of a tree? - Jonathan Worth
Jonathan Worth discusses his work as an editorial photographer.
Recording the anatomical: images from Stelarc’s Extra Ear Surgery - Nina Sellars
Nina Sellars lectures in anatomical drawing at Monash University in Australia. Here she discusses 'Recording the anatomical: images from Stelarc's Extra Ear surgery'.
Remediating Photographic Time - Q&A Session
Sarah Kember, Jonathan Shaw and Sally Miller answer questions from the Remediating Photographic Time session at the Photographic Mediations Symposium.
The Camera As Witness - Sally Miller
Dr Sally Millar is a lecturer in critical theory at the University of Brighton. Here she discusses the camera as witness.
Recollections: Photography, Time and Space - Jonathan Shaw
Jonathan Shaw discusses his photographic work in time and space.
The Virtual Life of Photography - Sarah Kember
Sarah Kember is Reader in New Technologies of Communication at Goldsmiths University. Here she discusses the virtual life of photography.
Introduction to the Photographic Mediations Symposium - Gary Hall
Professor Gary Hall introduces the context of the Photographic Mediations Symposium.
Pupil Participation in School Design - Design and Ergonomics Applied Research Group
A collaboration between ergonomists and children’s geographers to understand factors which effect the participation of pupils in the Building Schools for the Future Programme. The two year AHRC funded project was completed in June 2009. The funding was used to support Coventry and Northampton Universities’ observations of the way and extent to which pupils were involved in the early stages of the design of their schools. The activities of 10 diverse schools in rural and urban areas around t
Designing Health Communications - Dr David Sless
Dr David Sless, CEO of the Communication Research Institute, gives a talk on health information design.