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Niklavs Rubenis

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Niklavs Rubenis

Senior Lecturer
Object Design
School of Creative Arts & Media

Centre for the Arts , Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6336 4300 (phone)

Niklavs.Rubenis@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Fine arts (360602)
  • Visual arts (360699)
  • Design history, theory and criticism (330304)
  • Crafts (360601)
  • Culture, representation and identity (470208)
  • Cultural and creative industries (470204)
  • Social theory (441005)
  • Environmental assessment and monitoring (410402)

Research Objectives

  • The creative arts (130103)
  • Design (130101)
  • The performing arts (130104)
  • Expanding knowledge in human society (280123)
  • Waste management services (110501)
  • Waste recycling services (110502)
  • Social impacts of climate change and variability (190103)
  • Climate change models (190501)
  • Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise) (130603)
  • Teacher and instructor development (160303)

Publications

Total publications

1

Other Creative Work

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Rubenis N, 'Design Is', Australian Design Centre, Sydney, Australia, pp. 36 pages (2020) [Minor Creative Work]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$9,997

Projects

The Pet Project - Covid companions (2021)$9,997
Description
The projects aim is to understand how Tasmanians are experiencing and adjusting to the social, political and economic responses to COVID-19, in particular the project aims to explore the potential benefits, connections and impacts of human-companion animal relationships during and after home isolation and COVID 19 disruptions, and document the connections formed between humans and animals in home isolation situations through an arts based workshop methodology.
Funding
Regional Arts Australia ($9,997)
Scheme
Grant-Project
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Rubenis N; Keating MJ; Carson S; Watt YM; Terhell A
Year
2021

Research Supervision

Current

2

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDJewellery as Specimen: Considering intersections between nature, museums and jewellery practices as a method to produce new objects that intercede human-animal relationships, with a focus on Tasmanian invertebrates2020
MastersWhat prevents the inclusion of women in furniture and industrial design: an investigation into gender bias and the structural and institutional barriers within contemporary design2021