We are working towards a world with equitable access to knowledge, where thoughtful tools and interventions help us play with complexity and make better decisions, and environmental and social issues are centred and addressed with careful urgency. WHAT'S NEW
WANT TO WORK TOGETHER?

If you have a project you'd like us to collaborate on or help you with, just get in touch. We work in lots of different ways:

  • Research projects - we often collaborate, and help with grant applications.
  • Fellowships - we can be the host organisation for a Future Leaders Fellowship.
  • Commissions - we often do commissions, like software, hardware, exhibitions, workshops and events.
  • Teaching - we regularly do guest teaching for universities all around the world.
  • Other project bids - we can lead or collaborate on projects that aren't research based, for example for Arts Council and National Lottery calls, and can support people to put their bids in.
OUR CURRENT PROJECTS

Nergal - Citizen Science for Epidemiology

A collaboration with Dr. Matthew Silk at the University of Edinburgh, building a game to understand how social networks and decision making affect the spread of diseases.

BostAnlytics - the Farm Crap App for Argentina

We're making a new version of the Farm Crap App system for farmers in Argentina, together with Rothamsted Research.

Algorithmic Pattern

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship hosted at Then Try This, on how ancient and traditional approaches to pattern-making can enrich contemporary creative technologies.

Organised Atoms

An invitation to experiment with the minerals of Cornwall. Can we find what we need in discarded mine waste to create noisy electronic instruments with semiconducting crystals?

Social Microbes

Social Microbes is a collaboration with Dr. Elze Hesse. We curated a series of funded residencies that took place in 2023, and will be running an AccessLab in 2024.

SmogOff

Open source air pollution sensors with on-street data visualisation, that can be left in public places alongside roads or in play parks, and used for local campaigning.

Tidalcycles

A mini-language for live coding pattern, Tidalcycles is for making music (among other patterned experiences) in terms of repetition, symmetry, interference and deviation.

Situated development programme for researchers

Personal development environment for researchers on placements and fellowships with Then Try This.

WHO WE WORK WITH
British Science Association logo Birmingham university logo Iceland University of the Arts Milner Centre logo ECEHH logo Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance Cornwall Council logo University of Oxford logo Rothamsted Research logo University College Cork Deutsches Museum logo Aphex Twin logo Duchy College Rural Business School logo UCL logo Virginia Commonwealth University Eden Project logo Wakefield Council University of Bath logo MNHN Paris logo Zoological Society of London University of Cambridge Natural History Museum University of Exeter logo NERC logo