Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Design


Tian Tian awarded Design Research Society Bursary

October 25th, 2017

Image of Tian Tian.

Tian Tian, PhD student at the School of Design has been awarded the Design Research Society Student Research Bursary.

The bursary is one of three awarded by the Design Research Society (DRS) and will fund research to into the uses of visual language for Chinese character learning.

Tian’s PhD study is being supervised by Dr Maria Lonsdale and Dr Dian Li.

Visual language research into Chinese characters learning.

Visual language research experiments into Chinese character learning.

Tian commented:

“The DRS bursary will be very important to the success of this research.

It will be used to reward participants for their time, and will also help towards achieving high-quality research outputs.”

The DRS Student Research Bursary Scheme offers grants of up to £500 to student members of the society.

The purpose of the scheme is to help research students progress towards a publication in the design research field.


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