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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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Digital Empathy Project on BBC Click

Digital Empathy Project on BBC Click

The interactive systems we developed as part of our project on Digital Empathy for St Peter De Beauvoir Town Church in Hackney are featured on BBC Click

The has installed a wifi-enabled prayer candle system, digital advent window and a interactive font we created for the congregation...Read full update

Development and preliminary evaluation of a novel low cost VR-based upper limb stroke rehabilitation platform using Wii technology

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Development and preliminary evaluation of a novel low cost VR-based upper limb stroke rehabilitation platform using Wii technology

Purpose: This paper proposes a novel system (using the Nintendo Wii remote) that offers customised, non-immersive, virtual reality-based, upper-limb stroke rehabilitation and reports on promising preliminary findings with stroke survivors. ...More information

Mapping Design for Innovation in Wales & Scotland

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Mapping Design for Innovation in Wales & Scotland

This exploratory research, led by PDR at Cardiff Metropolitan University, aims to understand how best to use design as a method for policy development and provide input for design policy actions jointly developed with design stakeholders. ...More information

Creative Facilitation in Research Workshop

Creative Facilitation in Research Workshop

Researchers and academics from the Faculty of Arts and Social Science attended a workshop on Creative Facilitation in Research on Monday 8th December. The workshop was designed and run by the IDEAS for Impact team, who shared some of their tools and techniques.

Chris May, FASS Associate Dean...Read full update

Liveable Cities mobilities and wellbeing focus groups begin in Lancaster!

Liveable Cities mobilities and wellbeing focus groups begin in Lancaster!

Three mobilities and wellbeing focus groups took place in Heysham, Morecambe and Lancaster during the week of 1 December 2014... with one more to go!

Led by Dr. Katerina Psarikidou (Sociology) and assisted by Dr. Claire Coulton and Dr. Chris Boyko (ImaginationLancaster), 3 focus groups took...Read full update

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RT @LancasterUni: Seabreeze, produced by @LiveAtLica, has been voted No.1 show of 2014 by @GuardianStage! http://t.co/EJie76UIjm http://t.c…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 4 hours 46 min ago

RT @LancasterUni: Over 80% of our research rated ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’ in #REF2014: http://t.co/GuibOA33sc http://…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 5 hours 53 min ago

RT @martyn_evans: RT@TheDukesTheatre: Congrats to @liveatlica @ImitatingtheDog on Sea Breeze no. 1 in @guardianstage's 2014 Top 10: http://…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 day 12 hours ago

RT @LancasterUni: On @BBCClick: Designers at @ImaginationLanc have teamed up with @StPetersDB in Hackney to create a digital church: http:/…

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RT @MikePress: Time to reinvent design education? I think it is. https://t.co/XfnUHQzoud http://t.co/GjhhTQEmwj

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 4 days 11 hours ago

RT @martyn_evans: An Attitude Shift we all Need / via @elephantjournal http://t.co/nclTxjKz9L

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RT @martyn_evans: Video outlining What is Design for Policy? via @Design_Europe http://t.co/ZeP13ylX4m / featuring @christianbason @designc

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RT @martyn_evans: Video outlining What is Design for Policy? @Design_Europe http://t.co/l6BdaJXfYc

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 6 days 16 hours ago

RT @martyn_evans: Video games 'deserve respect' as cultural products equal to TV, film and animation http://t.co/OAAcPjyBS6 / @MysticMobile?

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