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Childs, Kathy

Dr, MA RCA, BA (hons), MA (hons)

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Research Grants Awarded:


The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

Research Incentive Grant - £ 9988 (Principal Investigator)

Project Title: Ocean Plastic – Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

(Project duration 05/2018 – 05/2019)


WEAR Sustain Project – EU Horizon 2020 Innovation Action ICT-36-2016

Creative & Technology Collaboration Funding - € 50000 (Principal Investigator)

Project Title: FutureJewels – Playfully Interactive Wearables for Health & Wellbeing

(Project duration 05/2018 – 11/2018)


  • NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
  • Smart Materials
  • Jewellery
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability
  • Digital Jewellery
  • CAD
  • TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
  • 3D Printing
  • CAD
  • CAM

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Research Output 2012 2019

3 Downloads (Pure)

Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series

Vones, K., 4 Nov 2019, RTD2017 Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial Research Through Design Conference. Durrant, A. & Yee, J. (eds.). Edinburgh: Research Through Design, p. 17-30 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Intelligent materials

Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research

Vones, K. & Lambert, I., 12 Dec 2019. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
material culture
1 Citation (Scopus)

3D-printing 'Ocean Plastic' - Fostering childrens' engagement with sustainability

Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I. & Vettese, S., Sep 2018, In : Materials Today Communications. 16, p. 56-59 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

participant observation
field research

Materials Libraries: A Jeweller's Perspective

Vones, K., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Jewellery Research. 1, p. 34-50 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Activities 2017 2019

  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Invited talk

Supper Club: The Role Of Art And Design In Social Change

Katharina Vones (Speaker)
18 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Research Through Design 2017

Katharina Vones (Speaker)
22 Mar 201724 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference