Centre for Fine Print Research Open Doors
The Centre for Fine Print Research invites you to explore their research labs. Find out about their research projects— a wealth of curious things to see and get stuck into making and doing including:
3D printing with a robotic arm;
A tentacle - like 'smart puppet' made with smart materials and with flex sensor controller;
A prototype small robot that can draw and paint with inhuman speed.
Meet researchers and PhD students and find out about projects including:
A project to investigate methods for the fabrication of bespoke, patient specific support pads in auxetic foams which will provide improved fit and load distribution for patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis;
A 3D print process based upon historic Egyptian Faience techniques;
2.5D Vector Driven printing - beginning with a re-appraisal of the 19th century continuous tone printing technologies that influenced the development of colour imaging for the inkjet printing industry, our researchers are investigating moving beyond the ubiquitous flat inkjet surface to more dynamic textures and surface effects.
The Centre for Fine Print Research aims to get the most out of digital technologies and the arts that have the power to make a difference to our lives, learn creatively, gain skills and share knowledge.
Make:Shift:Do is a nationwide programme of craft and innovation workshops taking place on 27 and 28 October 2017