Research Events & Conferences 

Fashion and Textile research

The Association actively supports and promotes Fashion, Textiles and related research. Conferences, symposia and events organised by the Association provide opportunities for dissemination and forums for discussion by established and early career researchers.

The FTC Conference brings together educators, established and early career researchers, postgraduate students, practitioners and industry professionals. 


Conference contributions are double-blind peer-reviewed with selected papers featuring in the accompanying conference publication. In addition to research presentations, conferences feature invited keynote speakers from education, industry and related sectors.

The Research Event supports and facilitates presentation and networking opportunities for MPhil and PhD students engaged in fashion and textiles related research in the United Kingdom. This event takes place at different Association member institutions and honorary organisations on an annual basis.