The Visual Communication research group examines the application, impact and process of graphic design and visual communication. We explore the broad field of visual communication from the perspectives of usability, industry/policy, social design and participation, visual culture, cultural significance and creative practice.
Recent projects undertaken by staff in the visual communication research group have included:
- Downsizing: using environmental prompts to understand healthy portion control and appropriate food servings in children, adolescents and caregiver (Dr Tang Tang)
- Information design for sustainability (Dr Maria Lonsdale)
- The impact of information design on improving obesity prevention among university students (Dr Maria Lonsdale)
- Visualising the UK terror threat (Dr Maria Lonsdale)
Staff involved in the Visual Communication research group are: