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C3RI Research Seminar: See me, Feel me, Touch me; talking about the older generation and packaging access with Alaster Yoxall

Date: Wednesday 13 February 2013
Time: 01.00 PM to 02.00 PM
Venue: 9132 Cantor

Speaker: Alaster Yoxall

Dr Alaster Yoxall is Principal Research Fellow in the Art & Design Research Centre - Sheffield Hallam University.

Title: See me, Feel me, Touch me; talking about the older generation and packaging access

As we age there are significant changes in strength, dexterity and cognition that effect our ability to pull, twist, manipulate and understand how to access packaging. Inability to access packaging whilst at first a seemingly trivial problem can effect nutrition and health and general wellbeing.

Sheffield Hallam University is at the forefront of enabling and generating solutions for this problem that have implications for researchers in other disciplines attempting to study older people and product and service use.

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