Exploring breathing and breathlessness at the interface between arts, humanities and medical practice

A Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

Led by Durham University and University of Bristol

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The Restricto-Box: Research without Borders

The Restricto-Box: Research without Borders

Life of Breath PhD student Tina Williams writes: The 2017 Research Without Borders Festival showcase exhibition ran at Bristol’s Colston Hall on May 12th. I, along with ninety-nine other research students, took part in this engaging research exhibition, with the aim … Read more…

The uses and abuses of air (1)

The uses and abuses of air (1)

The header shows Ascent of Lunardi’s Balloon from St George’s Fields, London, 1788-90 by J. C. Ibbetson, which will be part of the Royal West of England Academy exhibition ‘Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017’, as does this … Read more…

Breath Control: Note Collection

Breath Control: Note Collection

Artist Caroline Wright writes: Earlier this year, a two-day project called Space to Breathe took place at Somerset House in London, a building that is located in one of the most highly polluted areas of the city. Commissioned by the … Read more…

Breathless in Bristol (3)

Breathless in Bristol (3)

Please note that audio files of all the talks given at this conference will be available shortly. Life of Breath PhD student Tina Williams writes: On the 16th and 17th March, The University of Bristol hosted a conference on phenomenology, anxiety … Read more…

COPD, culture, climate and the sensation of breathlessness in Uruguay

COPD, culture, climate and the sensation of breathlessness in Uruguay

Dr Megan Wainwright is an international collaborator on the Life of Breath project. She is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cape Town (Division of Social and Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health and Family Medicine), and an … Read more…

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