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An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University
We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions.
We work with a variety of organisations to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation.
We offer Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD study opportunities. All our staff are active researchers with extensive expertise in teaching.

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Efosa Osamudiamen: G Up project partner

Articleby Leon Cruickshank
Efosa Osamudiamen: G Up project partner

Design research has received a lot of attention in the past decades in Europe and America. More recently, some of the works in the area include evaluation of the effectiveness of the systematic design methodology, investigation of evolutionary design, as well as best practices in design pedagogy. These researches are in the context of advancing knowledge in product development especially as it pertains to concept generation, shape design, and...Read full article

Jewel Enyonam Kpoh: G Up partner Introduction

Articleby Leon Cruickshank
Jewel Enyonam Kpoh: G Up partner Introduction

The rapidly changing environment businesses operate in today makes it necessary for them to be innovative in order to remain relevant. This makes innovation vital for the long term survival of businesses. If firms innovate successfully, they thrive and this has a positive impact on the economy of a country. ...Read full article

Dr. Lawrence Boakye: G Up partner introduction

Articleby Leon Cruickshank
Dr. Lawrence Boakye: G Up partner introduction

I am inspired by the relevance of African Epistemology and its impact on change and development. I have passion for African world views and indigenous cultures and knowledge systems as leading inspiration toward a new comprehensive undertsanding of the role of designers, artisans, sculptures, carvers and other local Ghanain inovators or inventors and their contribution towards development. ...Read full article

Coomerene Rodrigo: G Up partner Introduction

Articleby Leon Cruickshank
Coomerene Rodrigo: G Up partner Introduction

As a newcomer to Ghana, I have been fascinated by the colour and variety of arts and crafts in the country: from the intricately carved wooden masks and symbols to the mind-boggling array of fabric; from the beautiful bead work to the country’s unique fantasy coffins, now making a name internationally. Design and innovation are clearly very much alive in Ghana, yet how is the longevity of these crafts guaranteed? How are these skills and...Read full article

Design Value

Design Value

Final report from the AHRC study on the Value of Design in Innovation

Design Value: The Role of Design in Innovation was an eighteen-month AHRC funded research project carried out in collaboration with Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network Special Interest Group on Design. The...Read full update

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