Aberdeen academics receive more than £1 million funding for design project

A team of academics from a university have received more than £1 million in funding for a new design project.

The research group from Robert Gordon University will work with Shanghai academics and industry partners in Scotland to educate consumers about the sustainability, craftmanship, heritage and value of traditional fashion and textile products.

They are from RGU’s Computing, Art and Creative and Cultural Business schools and were awarded £1.3 million for this project which is called “Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles”.

It will be led by Dr Yang Jiang and the team will also work with partners in the Highlands and Islands and Glasgow.

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