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Research Projects

Research and Scholarship at Plymouth College of Art is involved externally on regional, national and international levels.

Featured Research Projects:

Making Futures
Contact: Malcolm Ferris
Research Platform which affords an opportunity for an international cast of scholars and makers, curators, campaigner and activists, to investigate contemporary craft as a ‘change agent’ within 21st century society.


Made@EU
Contact: Malcolm Ferris
Made@EU is a collaboration between Europe's top research and education centers on the field of digital fabrication and its ever-growing relationship with the arts, design and traditional craftsmanship. With the support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, this strong international network of leaders in the Fab Lab network come together to join forces on diverse programmes creating opportunities for artists, designers and craftspeople to explore and exchange ideas across borders.


Fab Lab Plymouth
Contact: Fab Lab Plymouth
Fab Lab Plymouth is a digital fabrication laboratory that gives you the power to turn your ideas into reality. Using the latest in digital technology, Fab Lab Plymouth helps businesses, students and the public unlock the power of making.


Making Learning
Contact: Paul Fieldsend-Danks
Making Learning is a biennial symposium convening an international community of expertise and practice in creative pedagogy throughout the full continuum of learning, from early years education to Masters level, research and professional development.


Tate Exchange
Contact: Hannah Harris
Tate Exchange is an ambitious ‘open experiment’ which enables associate organisations to devise and develop creative learning through public participation at Tate.

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  • Making Learning: Pop-up School & Symposium

    Following in the footsteps of Tim Etchells, Guerrilla Girls and David Blandy, we’ll be taking over Tate Exchange on the 23rd, 24th and 25th January to set up a Making Learning: Pop-up School and Symposium. Join us in exploring creative learning in education, drop in, observe, ask questions, take part in our open forum and leave your thoughts in our diary room and graffiti wall.

    23.01.17—25.01.17