Heriot-Watt University

Textile Design and Clothing Manufacture MPhil/PhD

Heriot-Watt University
In Currie

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Typology PhD
Location Currie (Scotland)
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  • PhD
  • Currie (Scotland)
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Home Postgraduate study Fashion, Textiles and Design Textile Design and Clothing ManufactureTextile Design and Clothing Manufacture MPhil/PhDHow to apply »Programme typeResearchStudy locationScottish BordersEntry dateSeptemberOverviewResearchEntry requirementsFees & scholarships Overview The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RIFleX), under the leadership of Professor George Stylios, carries out leading research at the textile/clothing interface, for example, in methods for measurement of textile aesthetics and for fabric mechanics. In addition, computer-aided 3D modelling and visualisation techniques, linked to human body and face modelling, are being developed to simulate garment drape. In addition to opportunities in MPhil/PhD research, the School houses a unique collection of historical textiles within the Archive Resource Centre and accommodates research related to the history of art and design. Research Research projects A number of projects integrate textile design with technology. A current example includes a study of the aesthetic concepts associated with the incorporation of shape memory materials into textiles to produce fabrics with ‘intelligent’ properties. There is also exciting research in the design of multi-sensory textile products utilising the light-emitting properties of optical fibres, combined with novel applications of electronic sound technology. Entry requirements Contact the School to discuss. You should also refer to our Before you apply pages for advice on undertaking a research degree and developing your research proposal. Tuition feesFees for this programme can be found on the tuition fees page.Scholarships & bursariesWe aim to encourage well-qualified,...

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Currie (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Design
Textiles
Textile Design
School
Materials
Technology
Professor Training
Aesthetics
Visualisation
Drape
Mechanics
3D
3d training
3D Modelling
Art design
Art
Leadership

Course programme

Overview

The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RIFleX), under the leadership of Professor George Stylios, carries out leading research at the textile/clothing interface, for example, in methods for measurement of textile aesthetics and for fabric mechanics. In addition, computer-aided 3D modelling and visualisation techniques, linked to human body and face modelling, are being developed to simulate garment drape.

In addition to opportunities in MPhil/PhD research, the School houses a unique collection of historical textiles within the Archive Resource Centre and accommodates research related to the history of art and design.

Additional information

Research Research projects A number of projects integrate textile design with technology. A current example includes a study of the aesthetic concepts associated with the incorporation of shape memory materials into textiles to produce fabrics with ‘intelligent’ properties. There is also exciting research in the design of multi-sensory textile products utilising the light-emitting properties of optical fibres, combined with novel applications of electronic sound technology. ...

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