Department of Fashion and Textiles

Organization profile

Profile Information

The Department of Fashion and Textiles combines practice-led research expertise in both design and technology, specialising in concept to commercialisation, with strengths in fashion and textile design as well as 3D printing, supported by extensive pilot-scale manufacturing capability to support design translation. There is strong proficiency in science and technology, environmental sustainability, craftsmanship, enterprise and business engagement, with existing R&D collaborations with industry.

 

Academic research

We are nurturing the next generation of researchers be they creative, technical or at the porous interface of the two. As part of a dynamic, diverse and interactive learning community, we foster and develop the talents of our postgraduate students, ensuring that their academic journey is tailored around each individual. We have opportunities for students to develop their research within Fashion and Textiles through studying for a Master’s by Research or a PhD.

 

Applications are welcome in, but not limited to, the following research areas:

  • Sustainable Textile Production
  • Product Innovation with Textiles
  • Technical Textiles
  • Textile Crafts and Textile Futures
  • Textile Technology and Textile Chemistry
  • Costume Studies
  • Creative Pattern Cutting and Technologies
  • Design Pedagogy
  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Fashion Ecology, Economics and Business Engagement
  • Fashion Retail and Social Media

 

Working with industry

The Department of Fashion and Textiles works extensively with industry to generate exciting innovations and opportunities. Our world-class researchers have an established record of addressing the needs of industry through:

  • Collaborative research projects
  • Consultancy
  • Joint funding applications
  • Knowledge transfer partnerships
  • Licensing
  • Training

 

Contact

Our Head of Department, Prof. Parik Goswami (p.goswami@hud.ac.uk) would be delighted to discuss research opportunities at the Department of Fashion and Textiles.

 

Research Centres

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Textiles Engineering & Materials Science
clothing Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
art Social Sciences
artifact Social Sciences
Printing Engineering & Materials Science
learning Social Sciences
Students Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2007 2019

Blue Plaques of Intangible Experiences

Barber, C., Hill, J. & Bowser, L., Jan 2019

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

File
Intangibles
Cloth
Community Center
Inner City
Emblems

Creating a Sustainable Luxury Fashion Brand

Moorhouse, D. & Moorhouse, D., Apr 2019, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases .

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Luxury
Sourcing
Ireland
Product lifecycle
Brand identity

Dry‐jet wet electrospinning of native cellulose microfibers with macroporous structures from ionic liquids

Basel Bazbouz, M., Taylor, M., Baker, D., Ries, M. E. & Goswami, P., 10 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136, 10, 17 p., 47153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Electrospinning
Ionic liquids
Cellulose
Fibers

Activities 2007 2019

To keep, or not to keep? That is the question. Studying divestment from a cross-cultural approach

Bruce Carnie (Speaker), Mark Sumner (Speaker), Pammi Shinha (Speaker), Ana Gabriela Enrico Munoz (Speaker)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Market Gallery

Katrina Whitehead (Participant)
13 Mar 20196 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Clare Hunter

Claire Barber (Host)
8 Jun 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor