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arts + design + health innovation

Operating within the College of Arts and Architecture Research Office, ADRI seeks to improve lives through research and application of arts and design practices to health and well-being. In keeping with goals outlined in the College’s strategic plan, ADRI projects are typically collaborative and interdisciplinary in nature, push methodological boundaries, link research and teaching, make innovative use of technology, and engage with university-wide research initiatives and priorities. ADRI also coordinates and hosts a range of programming designed to foster, support, and broadly disseminate innovative arts, design, and health-focused research and practice.

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