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Liam Mc Comish

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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Liam McComish is a Senior Lecturer in graphic and advertising design at Ulster University. Following a professional career during the 1980s and 1990s working for Remus Uomo, British Coal, Consumer Council, Scottish Curriculum Council and BBC among others, he began lecturing in 2000.He researches in the area of typographic communication—the construction and communication of meaning through graphical/typographical means in physical, digital and other locations; semantic and semiotic intentions in designed communication and the corresponding perceptions of users/audiences; the relationship between graphic design and notions of identity and commercial and cultural discourse through field, archival and practice research.He has given research papers at Nordic Design Conference (Copenhagen), Design&Emotion Conference (Gothenburg), Association Typographique Internationale Conference (Dublin) and FaceForward Typography Conference, (Dublin). Publications in graphic design pedagogy include LesEnfonts and Machine for Experiential Urban Learning.Liam has been external examiner for Bolton University BA Graphic Design and BA Animation and Illustration, MA Design Master’s Theses at IADT Dublin and co supervised two successful PhD students. He is a member and international assessor for the International Society of Typographic Designers and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Research Output 2008 2017

God is the Word and the Word is God

McComish, L. & Montgomery, I., 8 Dec 2017, (Accepted/In press) 1, 1, p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ethos
Deity
Lettering
Religion
Doctrine

Machine for Experiential Urban Learning: Interdisciplinary Design Research

Golden, S. (ed.) & McComish, L. (ed.), 6 Sep 2012, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 123 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

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Lead
Feedback
Planning
Testing
Industry

Urban Research Belfast Inter-Disciplinary Partnership

Golden, S. & McComish, L., 17 Oct 2012. 0 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Open Access
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Teaching
Lead
Planning

Urban Research Belfast-Lessons from Empty Space: Inter-disciplinary Tools for Urban Enquiry and Place Investigation

Golden, S. & McComish, L., 2 Apr 2012, Designing Place International Urban Design Conference Proceedings. Borsi, K. & Durmaz, B. (eds.). Nottingham, UK, p. 179-200

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

urban research
machine tool
learning
architect
narrative

Visual Communication:Pedagogy, Practice and the URB project

McComish, L., 6 Sep 2012, Machine for Experiential Urban Learning. Belfast, Vol. 500. p. 79-103

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

visual communication
learning
educator
Teaching

Activities 2010 2010

  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

What's Wrong With This Place?

Saul Golden (Organiser), Liam McComish (Organiser)
10 Feb 201017 Feb 2010

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