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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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Talk on the Wild Side - Narrative Urbanism

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Talk on the Wild Side - Narrative Urbanism

The latest issue of MONU #29 Narrative Urbanism, one of the most innovative and progress publications in its field, features an article co-authored by Nick Dunn and Dan Dubowitz. The abstract for their contribution, Talk on the Wild Side: Moving Beyond Storytelling in Cities is...More information

The Future Starts Today, ImaginationLancaster contribute to latest Global Strategic Trends report

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The Future Starts Today, ImaginationLancaster contribute to latest Global Strategic Trends report

The sixth edition of Global Strategic Trends: The Future Starts Today, published by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre, describes a future context for defence and security out to 2050. Nick Dunn, Chris Boyko and Serena Pollastri contributed to the report through their research into...More information

Workshop at Petrosains provides interface between the science with the social.

Workshop at Petrosains provides interface between the science with the social.

On 28th September 2018, the ImaginAging team held another successful workshop at Petrosains, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre.  The aim of the co-designing workshop is to pilot an exploration that will interface the science with the social. Participants from diverse...Read full update

ImaginAging represented in the recent Social Innovation Live Asia

ImaginAging represented in the recent Social Innovation Live Asia

on October 8-9, 2018 at ImpactHub Kuala lumpur

ImaginAging was invited to be on the panel for “Building Knowledge and Narratives between Social Innovation and Science and Technology” under one of the conference’s deep-dive session, “Building Shared Knowledge: Rethinking Research Practice,” on...Read full update

Cleaning & hygiene practices survey in Ghana completed

Cleaning & hygiene practices survey in Ghana completed

The team at Noguchi have been running for the past month a survey on the hygiene and cleaning practices across different domestic environments (i.e. urban vs rural, private vs communal dwellings) and a range of social scales (i.e. low, low-middle, middle, upper) within Accra, Ghana. ...Read full update

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RT @joegalen: I and @ProfTriviality and @adriangradinar (although only two of us will actually be there 🧐) are running a workshop at this…

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RT @StuartWalkerUK: BOOK LAUNCH THIS EVENING for Design Realities 6:30pm at The Storey Gallery, Lancaster @ImaginationLanc @LICAatLancaste

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RT @studioscientist: #DESIGNREALITIES Book launch, reading + exhibit of work by the extraordinary Prof. @StuartWalkerUK from @LancasterUni

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RT @FraMazzarella: Snapshots of yesterday’s snack chat seminar @ImaginationLanc with @StuartWalkerUK and Gemma Coupe talking about their re…

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RT @paulstweet: At The Storey Gallery, Lancaster. Visiting @ImaginationLanc @LancasterUni colleague @StuartWalkerUK latest exhibition. Wond…

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RT @martyn_evans: Two Fifths of Crafts in the UK are in Danger of Dying Out https://t.co/Ta3lDaoSc5 https://t.co/Ta3lDaoSc5

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RT @McrSchArt: ‘It Will Never Work’ - a new exhibition celebrating 25 years of Manchester regeneration firm @urban_splash, is now open on t…

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RT @martyn_evans: Thanks to all for attending today for the @Plan4Design steering board meeting at @designcouncil including @RachelFDCooper

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RT @martyn_evans: That’s to all for expert input at today’s @ahrcpress funded @Plan4Design steeeing board meeting hosted by the @designcoun

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