This collection is a record of WIRAD's submission to the RAE 2008.

Recent submissions

  • Charade 

    Pope, Simon (2006-01-01)
    Charade (2005-7) was commissioned by the BBC and the national office of the Arts Council England as a work of art which would explore the impact of new distribution technologies on current broadcast networks. As such, it ...
  • Art for Networks - on-line publication and curated exhibition exploring the ways in which contemporary art addresses the relationships between networks and human interaction. 

    Pope, Simon (2002-09-28)
    Art for Networks was initially commissioned by the BBC as an online publication and archive of interviews with artists working with technical and social networks (2001), but subsequently developed into a touring exhibition. ...
  • Action is Drawing: Acute Zonal Occult Outer 

    Stitt, Andre (2006-01-28)
    A number of international performance artists were selected by the Center for a project that aimed to position performance, frequently a collaborative undertaking, in relation to drawing, which is often a solitary act. ...
  • Abstract Realities 

    Robertson, Carol (2004-10-08)
    The Abstract Realities exhibitions occurred simultaneously at three locations. The first was a single painting responding to van Gogh’s Rain Auvers (1890), exhibited alongside the original in the Impressionist Gallery at ...
  • 'Memorial Walks' in group exhibition 'Waterlog' 

    Pope, Simon (2007-02-03)
    The Memorial Walks project was commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella, London, for inclusion in their exhibition Waterlog. The method used in making The Memorial Walks was the principal outcome from a Wellcome Trust Sci-Art ...
  • 'Glow' in group exhibition 'Like Gold Dust' 

    Lawrence, Philippa (2002-11-13)
    In my work I apply a range of processes to found and manufactured objects, with a view to creating associations between process and object, and between different objects. Transform an object, for example, by wrapping or ...
  • Local Comics 

    Unknown author (2006-11-28)
    This 3-screen video projection forms part of an extensive series of films that each consist of regional comics being filmed in conditions of duress as they perform their stand-up routine to an empty club. Playing to an ...
  • A case study of flexible tooling solutions for a small healthcare company 

    Millward, Huw; Byrne, C; Howells, T; Penman, R (The International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 2007-11-01)
    This paper is based on a collaboration between PDR and Performance Health Products (PHP) Ltd. The case-study methodology employed outputs from commercial activities and interviews with supervisors on a two-year KTP ...
  • BuddySync: Thinking beyond cell phones to create a third-generation wireless application for US teenagers 

    Loudon, Gareth; Sacher, H; Yu, L (Instituto de la Juventud, 2002-03-01)
    This work formed part of the research carried out by Ericsson and the US design consultancy GVO, to investigate reasons why youth culture in the US was slower to adopt mobile communication technology in comparison to their ...
  • Mobile communications device 

    Loudon, Gareth (2002-10-01)
    Entering Chinese text into a mobile phone is a particularly difficult task as simplified Chinese has 6763 characters, and therefore to enter a character using just a numerical keypad is a challenge. However, this is of ...
  • Recognition process  

    Loudon, Gareth (2001-04-01)
    This patent was granted in recognition of the novel way Loudon (with co-authors) developed a new solution for Chinese users to interact with computer-embedded products such as PCs, PDAs and mobile phones. This patent also ...
  • Bouncers 

    (2006-09-05)
    Common Culture is a collaborative art group that consists of Mark Durden and David Campbell, from University of Ulster. Since 2006, Ian Brown from Staffordshire University has joined the group. All contribute equally to ...
  • Variable Capital 

    Campbell, D. (Liverpool University Press, 2008-10-17)
    The fascination with Pop culture and commodity aesthetics has a long history within art practice. While much of this art has concerned itself with a celebration of commodities as desirable objects, relatively little attention ...
  • Beyond Translation: Approaches to interactive products for Chinese consumers 

    Loudon, Gareth; Sacher, H; Tng, T (International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 2001-01-01)
    This paper summarises some of the high level issues with regards to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and the localisation of interactive digital products for other languages and cultures, in particular, the Chinese language. ...
  • This is America: Documentary Photographs from the 1930's and 1940's 

    (2004-10-02)
    Durden was invited to curate this major exhibition of 250 Farm Security Administration and related documentary photographs for The Lowry in Salford. It is the most comprehensive show of such photography in Britain in the ...
  • Use of CAD/CAM technology to fabricate a removable partial denture framework 

    Williams, Robert; Bibb, Richard; Collis, J.; Eggbeer, Dominic (Elsevier, 2006-08-01)
    This research formed part of a long-term research project in the design and manufacture of Removable Partial Denture Frameworks (PRDs) undertaken by PDR-MAG. This paper represents the most recent stage of research in ...
  • Barriers to successful new product development within small manufacturing companies 

    Lewis, Alan; Millward, Huw (Emerald, 2005-09-01)
    This research was based on the analysis of three PDR-based Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects. PDR employs the KTP model as an effective mechanism for collaborative design and development work with companies, ...
  • Enhancing the design capabilities of small and medium-sized enterprises through knowledge transfer 

    Millward, Huw; Byrne, C; Lewis, Alan (The Design Journal, 2006-05-01)
    This research was based on the analysis of 12 PDR-based Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP). PDR employs KTPs as an effective mechanism for collaborative design and development, particularly small and medium-sized ...
  • The relationship between technology management and product development boundaries in small and medium-sized enterprises 

    Millward, Huw; Byrne, C; Lewis, Alan; Walters, Andrew (IEEE, Piscatawy, NJ, USA and PICMET, Portland, OR, USA, 2008-10-17)
    This research study was based on the analysis of 15 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects. The KTP programmes generate comprehensive case-study material that facilitates research into the product development process, ...
  • A technique for fabricating patterns for removable partial denture frameworks using digitized casts and electronic surveying 

    Williams, Robert; Bibb, Richard; Rafik, Tasheen (The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2004-01-01)
    This paper formed part of a long-term research project undertaken by the Medical Applications Group of PDR into the application of advanced design techniques for the needs of the dental technology profession; in particular ...

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