Congratulations CARIAD for winning three prestigious SIP (Strategic Insight Programme) Awards this term.
Cathy won an International SIP with Arts and Health in conjunction with her ‘Making a Difference’ project investigating the ways new technologies and smart materials can be used to extend individual experience of creative playful activity for the elderly. She will be off to Australia in the next few weeks to work with the Powerhouse Museum, develop ongoing projects and cement new relationships internationally. Leah won her SIP to further scope the creative potentials of sensory and immersive technologies and the ways they can facilitate the well-being of young people in hospitals.
The SIP is a part of CARIAD’s i-Magine project http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/English/CARIAD/Pages/iMAGINE.aspx and will bring in Richard Crandon from On-PAR productions to continue the project planning.
Our final SIP was awarded to Wendy to work with the Artis Community, to widen participation with the arts and well-being. The project will create closer links between the CARIAD research centre and communities in the South Wales Valleys and signal the importance and benefits of engaging with the local community to provide meaningful and important research across Wales. Well done to all, these promise to be exciting projects and thank you to Cardiff Met for your support in providing us with the means to continue our research 🙂