2013 - 2014
FIREup is a one-year initiative based at University of the Arts London (UAL), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. FIREup intends to unlock the potential of industry and academic collaboration for the UK designer-fashion industry. Acting as Research Assistant on one the funded knowledge exchange projects, completed in March 2014. FIREup is designed to help designer-fashion businesses in London access knowledge based in the University of the Arts London's research centres and academic staff across three prestigious colleges: Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London College of Fashion and Chelsea College of Art & Design and four world leading research hubs Textile Futures Research Centre, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, Fashion Digital Studio, Socially Responsive Design and Innovation Hub (Design Against Crime Research Centre).