- August 16, 2018
- CASE-STUDIES, NEWSLETTERS
- anthropology, Durham Energy Institute, Durham University, energy, ethnography, independent living, interdisciplinary, IoT, Kemuri, PEOPLE project, smart power sockets, sustainability, telecare, UK PEOPLE case study
We are presenting four case studies, implemented in the 1st PEOPLE Learning Cycle. In each of the four partner countries, Slovenia, UK, the Netherlands, and Czech Republic, students of social sciences and humanities worked with academic and industry mentors on a real-life, industry-identified research project in the field of energy efficiency and s...
- August 8, 2018
- NEWSLETTERS, PEOPLE Community
- anthropologist, Department of Anthropology, Durham Energy Institute, Durham University, energy, Erasmus+, newsletter, PEOPLE project, people-centred design, Sandra Bell, social sciences
Sandra Bell, Professor at the Department of Anthropology of Durham University and member of the Durham Energy Institute Advisory Board, is working on energy related issues and biodiversity conservation. She has previously published on religion and conducted research on the development of Buddhism in Britain for her PhD. Sandra is interested in inte...
- July 2, 2018
- CASE-STUDIES, Events
- Durham University, innovation, Kemuri, Maria Salaru, PEOPLE project, people-centred development, smart power socket, Thames Valley IoT MeetUp, UK case study
On the 20th of June, an audience of eighty Internet of Things (IOT) engineers, electronics designers and consultants were introduced to the PEOPLE Project at the Thames Valley IoT Meetup in Reading, UK. Maria Salaru, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology from Durham University, illustrated how anthropologists can work ...
- March 27, 2018
- ageing population, Durham University, field visit, Future Homes project, independent living, innovative, Kemuri, Newcastle upon Tyne, PEOPLE project, sustainability, UK case study
By Maryham AbdelMalak, MSc Sustainability, Culture and Development, Durham University The PEOPLE project in the UK is researching the wellbeing of the ageing population and the role of telecare systems in ensuring a sustainable, graceful and a prolonged independent living. Our collaboration with Durham’s industrial partner, Kemuri, entails asses...