Research allows us to explore a variety of themes and scenarios beyond the scope of many conventional projects. We at TEDS see it as a key avenue through which to innovate and collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders. Over the years we’ve worked on a numbers of research council funded studies (see a selection below). These have often involved community engagement, the creation of mixed media outputs and teams that comprise of government, industry, academic and local representatives.
Over the years we're developed a number of different research tools and methods that help us gather data from the field. These help up consider the physical, social and environmental contexts in a given location.
We have experience of designing and hosting a range ot different types of workshops (particularly community engagement). These are tailored to suit the research focus and stakeholders particular needs.
Our research methodologies encompass both quantative and qualitative analysis. The analysis often has a spatial and temporal element to it, which when set alongside TEDS visualisations help provide a unique perspective.
The conscise communication of research outputs and methods is very important to us. Our findings are shared in peer reviewed journals, industry good practice guidance, through media outlets and as educational material.
WE ENGAGE & COLLABORATE WITH
THE RETROFITTING RESILIENCE STUDY
A three year EPSRC funded research study focused on developing a methodology for assessing the flood resilience of existing communities.
An ESRC funded study to develop new tools for the communication of flood risk. Run in collaboration with Public Health England and the Environment Agency.
Researching the design of a flood resilient coastal settlement in Par Docks, Cornwall, UK. Shortlisted in the Landscape Institutes International Flood Ideas Competition
We’re always interested in exploring potential collaborations for research proposals and / or projects that would benefits from TEDS unique expertise in the field of environmental design.
If you have a project in mind you’d like to discuss with us, do get in touch.