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Cut and Paste Project Scoops 3 More Design Awards and a Book Chapter

July has been an incredibly busy month for me; with preparing to teach online for the upcoming semester, finalising a few research projects and applying for new ones alongside many other creative projects running in the background. So it's very rewarding to find that all my hard work is beginning starting to pay off.

The Cut and Paste: Preventing Visual Plagiarism project is part of 'Reviewing the Prevalence of Visual Plagiarism Within a Visual Arts Context'. a Tier 1 funded research grant, awarded by Singapore's MOE and NTU's Research Integrity and Ethics Office (RIEO) Meaning that the creative aspect to the work it is also underpinned by academic research. I've created a Press release PDF detailing the project which can be downloaded below:

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This brings me to the first announcement on this blog post...

My book chapter proposal entitled, 'High Impact Pedagogies for Preventing Visual Plagiarism’ has been accepted for publication in the volume, ‘Creating Global Citizens through High Impact Practices in Education’. This volume is part of a series titled Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (IHETL) by Emerald Group Publishing, one of the leading academic publishers! Edited by Patrick Blessinger, Executive Director & Chief Research Scientist, International HETL Association And Enakshi Sengupta Director – Centre for Advanced Research in Higher Education (HETL) and Managing Editor – Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education.

The second announcement is that the awards keep on coming! This month alone The Cut and Paste project has scooped another 3 International Design Awards, has been published in 2 Books, is part of 2 online exhibitions and a physical exhibition in the USA at the UCDA 50th Annual Conference. The UCDA have also selected the work to be part of their permanent design collection archives.

  • Winner in Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art & Design, professional graphic design category (Issue 60)

  • Award of Excellence in The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Awards 2020

  • Gold Award in the Graphis Design Annual 2021

To say I'm thrilled is an understatement but i wont stop here. This project is up for several more awards, there are 2 academic papers in the works and I'll be presenting my findings at the upcoming 11th International Conference on The Image. So the hard work starts now!



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