CODEX, an international Postgraduate Research network operating in the volatile and dynamic space that frames new interdisciplinary art and design practices is launched in January 2018. The Full-Time PhD consists of an 18-month Residency Period in the UK followed by a Mobility period in the collaborating institution.

The first link in this network is signed between the School of Design, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China and the School of Art Design and Architecture in Plymouth UK.

Professor Zhang Linghao, Dean of the School of Design Jiangnan University and Professor Mike Phillips at the CODEX signing ceremony.