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CSI Manchester: Smell Exercises for Junior Detectives

Smell and the City had a great time sniffing around Manchester Museum with groups of Junior Smell Detectives and their families earlier this month, as part of an event linking … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smell and the City: Integreat Plus Video Presentation and a feature in the Glasgow Herald Magazine

I was invited recently to present on my research on Smell and the City at a business and community lunch organised by Intergreat Plus, the social enterprise working on Yorkshire’s … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shock, stench and filth: smell and historians of the urban environment

Cartoon from The Wasp of May 26, 1882, promoting the then-common racist myth that diseases were rampant in Chinatown. I attended a fascinating talk last week, delivered by Director of … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Design with Scents Workshop, Kingston University 9th-13th July 2012

Training in perfumery practices is a specialist and frequently expensive business, often requiring trainees to travel overseas to perfume houses such as those located in Grasse, South of France. For … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smell and the City in the International Media

You may have caught a whiff of Smell and the City in the news recently as the media have been reporting about our smellwalks and research activity. It all started with a … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Student Workshop: Representing Smell in the City

This one day inter-disciplinary workshop will explore different ways of representing smells in and of the city and is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students of all levels. The session will be … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Smell and the City Workshop: Manchester, 19th March 2012

Forty sensory experts, students, artists, urban designers and business people from across the UK gathered together at the University of Manchester on the 19th March 2012 for a half-day interdisciplinary workshop … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smell and the City 1

How smells enter our experience of the city As central gathering points for people, products, activities, vehicles and things, cities have famously delivered stimulation to all of our varied senses. … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 1 Comment