Event

TRAID’s Secondhand First Week 23-29 November

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This week is TRAID’s #secondhandfirst week 2015.  Celebrating the power of secondhand to change the world and keeping the resources we already have in use for longer, this is the 2nd year of the campaign. (more…)

Press

TED writes for the Huffington Post

Prof. Kay Politowicz

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A wee while ago Kay Politowicz was asked to respond to a question for the Huff. We thought it would be nice to share the piece with you on our blog.

Has global warming shifted the direction of textile research and development and how are retailers and manufacturers responding? (more…)

Event

Exploring Textiles, Data and Space – a talk by Dr Yen-Ting Cho

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Anne Marr, TFRC Deputy Director is hosting a talk by Dr Yen-Ting, who is enthusiastic about finding creative potential through connecting different disciplines. (more…)

Conference

Futurescan 3: Intersecting Identities

Anne Marr and Rebecca Hoyes

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On 11 November, Anne Marr, TFRC member and BA Textile Design Course Leader and Rebecca Hoyes, Associate Lecturer and researcher, will be presenting a paper titled ‘Expanded Material Boundaries – Risk taking and Process-led Textile Research’ at Futurescan 3: Intersecting Identities conference at The Glasgow School of Art. (more…)

Research

Trash-2-Cash: Utilising zero-value waste textiles and fibres with design-driven technologies to create high quality products

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20th October 2015

TED have been busy over the summer kicking off Trash-2-Cash, our new EU funded research project. Professor Rebecca Earley and Dr Kate Goldsworthy are collaborating with eighteen partners from nine European countries, and together they aim to design high-quality products from zero-value waste textiles and fibres via design driven technologies. (more…)

Event

PhD Open Evening

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19 Oct 2015, 6pm – 8pm

Come along to UAL PhD Open Evening, hosted at the London College of Fashion and meet staff and students involved with the research degree programme across UAL’s six colleges: (more…)

Award

Global Change Award

TFRC and TED

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The Global Change Award is an innovation challenge by the H&M Conscious Foundation. It takes on one of the biggest challenges facing today’s fashion industry – to create fashion for a growing population whilst reducing its impact on the environment. (more…)

Conference

Making Research/ Researching Making Conference

Bridget Harvey

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TFRC and TED PhD researcher Bridget Harvey recently presented a paper at the Making Research/ Researching Making conference in Aarhus, Denmark. (more…)

Event

Breaking Patterns

Prof. Becky Earley

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On Friday, 18 September, Professor Becky Earley will join Orsola De Castro (Founder of Fashion Revolution), Anna Murray (co-founder of PATTERNITY), Jessica Brinton (Sunday Times Style) and Alex Nobel (Designer and Artist) at the Breaking Patterns round table discussion. (more…)