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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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Funding Accelerator: Our third bid writing workshop

Articleby Sharon Jackson
Funding Accelerator: Our third bid writing workshop

The third of our bid writing workshops was held in Blackburn with Darwen council offices on the 28th March 2018.  This workshop included a range of representatives from various third sector organisations from the Blackburn with Darwen area. We'd sent out a 'what are your interests' form beforehand to prime people to come prepared - we wanted to not only give them an idea of what themes and bids were already being worked on but also allow...Read full article

Check out the Liveable Cities video archive!

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Check out the Liveable Cities video archive!

As a result of a 3-day Communication Symposium held in March 2017 in Lancaster, Liveable Cities has produced a series of informative videos. Please follow this link to the Liveable Cities official website, where we have all 37 videos available to watch, download and...More information

Funding Accelerator: Our second bid writing workshop

Articleby Sharon Jackson
Funding Accelerator: Our second bid writing workshop

We held the second of our bid writing workshops here in the Imagination Lab on the 28th February 2018. Despite the snow we had partners travelling from the depths of East Lancashire and the wilds of Glasgow and after warming up with a hot drink and a biscuit we got down to business.  This workshop focused around six key themes ...Read full article

Successful pilot workshop paves the way forward

Successful pilot workshop paves the way forward

in developing future speculative design for ageing well

Fifteen older adults from Klang Valley, between 60 and 85, attended the pilot workshop that saw the deployment of speculative design as a qualitative research methodology for drawing out issues that are of greatest concern...Read full update

Co-design for Health and Wealth: Bid Writing Workshops FAQ

Articleby Sharon Jackson

What is a bid writing workshop? Our overall aim is to share and discuss ideas for collaborative research and engagement projects that will have a positive impact on people’s health and wealth. These workshop events are the first stage and allow people from local government, third sector organisations, the NHS, academics, and other interested parties to get together and develop new ways to collaborate together. ...Read full article

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