Innovation awards 1996 - 2004
Team of students: Charlie Henry and Mia Harris, BA Theatre and Visual Art – ‘Creative Kids’.
Children's art and educational workshops.
Staff: Anne Mandy (staff), School of Health Professions – ‘Wheel chair designed for stroke patients’.
Development of a wheel chair designed for stroke patients who only have the use of one hand and one leg.
Student: Pia Knight, School of Arts and Communication – ‘Spendnomore’.
A system to reduce over spending on a Credit Card Protector and price converter.
Team of staff: Hal Sosabowski and Dipak Sarker, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, and Robert Piatt, Reprographics Centre – ‘Periodic Table Trumps’.
A new educational card game for children.
Student: Lianne Mallett, School of Architecture - 'Sensual in function'.
Creating intuitive living environment with intelligent fabrics incorporating sensors.
Team of staff: Professor Sergey Mikhalovsky, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences and Kate Springett School of Health Professions - 'Carbon Sock'.
Development of a carbon sock product for chronic wound management.
Student: Lucy Choules, School of Art and Design - 'Notice Board'.
A new notice structure that guides the user to where and how they should pin their notices.
Staff: Karl Pavey, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - 'Quartz Crystal Resonant Sensor'.
Development of a novel sensor technology to follow and monitor the absorption and/or removal of compounds from a solid surface.
Student: Fiona Smith, Chelsea School - 'Kickstart Dance'.
A scheme encouraging schools to promote dance as a physical activity for boys.
Student: Lizzie Lee, School of Art and Design - 'Plasticrap'.
Development of artistic objects and textiles from materials not currently recycled.
Staff: Steve Bunce, School of Health Professions - 'Ultrasound as a Real Time Measure of Muscle Activity'.
Development of an instrument which allows ultrasound diagnostic testing to be used for the measurement of muscle activity.
Student: Leanna Twell, School of Architecture and Design - 'Kinetic Drainage System'.
Proposal for replacing conventional drainpipes with kinetic water sculptures.
Staff: Jon Dale, Student Services - 'Online Private Accommodation Databases'.
A creation of a suite of databases that helps students conduct searches for accommodation efficiently.
Team of staff: Richard Fletcher and Ed Pepper, both School of Engineering - 'Dental Platform for Wheelchair users'.
A hydraulic dental platform for use by wheelchair users.
Student: Nick Sparkes, Chelsea School - 'Circuit training sessions for young swimmers'.
Designing and running of training sessions for young swimmers at Eastbourne.
Staff: Dr Richard Power, ITRI - 'WYSIWYM (What You See Is What You Mean)'.
A new type of editor allowing non computer experts to build complex databases.
Student: Georgina Naish, Faculty of Art and Design - 'Flexible Clay'.
Development of a new type of non-drying modelling clay
Staff: John English, School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences - 'BURKS'.
A CD-rom containing much of the software required for students on computer science courses.
Team of Staff: Careers Team, Student Services -' Recruitment Agency Fair'.
A shift from focusing on employers at the annual Careers Fair (for graduates) to agencies.
Staff: Professor Andrew Lloyd, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - 'Ocular biomaterials research group'.
Development of an ocular biomaterials research group
Staff: Richard Fletcher, School of Engineering - 'Welder for Battery packs'.
Designed, developed and supplied flexible equipment for the manufacture of welded battery packs.