Jane Scott

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Jane Scott is a Senior Teaching Fellow, teaching across the BA Textile Design Programme in The School of Design at The University of Leeds. She studied for her first degree at The University of Leeds, completed MA Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University and is currently undertaking a PhD through TFRC at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London. A knitted textile design specialist her research focuses on the design and development of knit fabrics and technologies. She has undertaken funded research investigating applications for seamless knit technology, and is currently investigating the potential to create environmentally responsive knitted textiles for architecture. A fascination with materials is fundamental to her work, and current research explores the potential for natural fibres to exhibit smart behaviours. Her work has been exhibited in recent UK exhibitions and she has presented research papers at international conferences on these areas of interest.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal