PACE Report: Hand Hygiene for Health

Using Interaction Design to boost compliance. The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has made hand sanitization compliance a priority, yet the goal of 100% has not been reached.  An Emily Carr 3rd year Communication Design class was asked to consider the problem and suggest solutions.  Two solutions were selected for implementation:  an innovative print-based campaign and an interactive solution. Download the pdf report Emily Carr HDL (VCH HH)

Emily Carr Researchers Design Data Visualizations for Mozilla's New Lightbeam Firefox Add-On

Emily Carr University’s Research Centre in Social + Interactive Media announces the launch of Lightbeam, a new Add-on for the Firefox browser that enables users to visualize online data tracking in real time.  Mozilla, the developer of Firefox, partnered with the University on a year-long research project to improve Lightbeam’s interactive visualization.    Read more….

Emily Carr alumna Colleen Heslin ('03) received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Emily Carr alumna Colleen Heslin (’03) received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition award Wednesday, October 2, 2013, for her work, Almost Young, Wild and Free. The award for emerging artists is one of the largest in Canada. The national public touring exhibition showcasing the works of all 15 finalists is currently in Ottawa and will travel across the country. Read more here

Emily Carr UA+D Announces Master of Design Degree | A First for BC

For the first time in British Columbia, a Master of Design Degree will be offered by Emily Carr University. This new degree will address an important need for advanced design education regionally and will contribute to a strong professional design community provincially. The full-time research-oriented degree, offered through the Faculty of Graduate Studies, will begin in September of 2013. Building on Emily Carr’s successful Bachelor of Design degree, it will expand upon curricular values and goals in areas of collaboration, … Continued

Reinventing Emily Carr University of Art + Design

The president of Vancouver’s oldest art school has grand plans to create a 21st-century university campus on False Creek Flats by Charlie Smith on Apr 25, 2013 A large crowd has shown up to view a diverse and impressive array of paintings, objects, clothing, and artifacts, all created by first-year students. At times, it’s difficult to see certain pieces because of the number of people, including students’ parents and family members, jammed into the main floor of Emily Carr University’s North Building. … Continued

Emily Carr presents Ekphrasis – an exhibition composed of new work from the first year Master of Applied Arts (MAA) cohort.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – 9:00am – Saturday, April 6, 2013 – 6:00pm Signalling the midpoint of the MAA program, this exhibition explores the cohesion of diverse practices and conceptual approaches in design, media and visual arts. Concourse Gallery *March 26 – April 4, 2013 Closing Reception | Thursday, April 4, 2013, 5 – 7pm Featuring work by: Madeleine Campbell Adam Cristobal Hoda Hamouda Amiel Logan Ann Milligan Michelle O’Byrne Patryk Stasieczek Pascale Théorêt-Groulx Melanie Waddell *Please note that the … Continued


  Largest Individual Gift Received by the University Vancouver, CAN, March 7, 2013 Michael Audain’s $5-million gift to Emily Carr, through the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts, will create an enhanced visual arts learning environment offering a studio-based education reflective of the diversity and complexity of contemporary art. The Audain School of Visual Arts will be a cornerstone for the new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus. The School will be a space where future generation of artists will … Continued

Announcing the Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus

Today, Premier Christy Clark announced the Province’s investment in a new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus. This is a historic moment for our institution and for championing the creative sector and innovation in British Columbia. The new campus will be purpose built and provide students, faculty, alumni, life-long learners and the community with a world class state-of-the-art facility for 21st century learning. Emily Carr will have a home to match our global reputation as a leader in art, design … Continued

Emily Carr's S3D Centre Creates First Variable High Frame Rate Live Action Film

Research conducted at our Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) Centre investigates the use of variable frame rates with the production of “L’ ÂME SOEUR (SOULMATES) 3D”. The short film incorporates scenes at 24, 48, and 60 fps to demonstrate the creative potential of using variable frame rates within a narrative context. The S3D Centre’s variable HFR research offers the creative community a valuable exploration of how variable frame rates can be used to tell compelling stories. Motion artifacts such as judder and blur are often visible … Continued

Emily Carr University of Art + Design has received a rank of 11 by the 2012 Red Dot Design

Emily Carr University of Art + Design has received a rank of 11 by the 2012 Red Dot Design , as one of the most innovative art and design universities in the world. Emily Carr is the only Canadian institution to be named. The Red Dot Design ranking seeks to honour leaders in innovation for their pursuance of design excellence through a compilation of an organization’s achievements in the Red Dot Design Award over the past 5 years. We take this opportunity to … Continued