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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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Leapfrogging to Denmark

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Leapfrogging to Denmark

8th of March 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

Seminar at Center for Codesign Research, CODE part of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Design

Leon Cruickshank led a discussion and presentation of Leapfrog research at CODE recently. This group jointly...Read full update

Dust Bunnies Workshop in Ghana: Outcomes Report

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Dust Bunnies Workshop in Ghana: Outcomes Report

Executive Summary Dust Bunnies is a pilot EPSRC project aimed at co-designing and scoping with key stakeholders in Ghana (i.e. local communities, health professionals, environmental scientists, etc.) the full application of further international research into the area of antimicrobial resistance...More information

Workshop on AMR and domestic hygiene practices in Ghana

Workshop on AMR and domestic hygiene practices in Ghana

helps develop AHRC proposal!

The co-design workshop run in Ghana in February 2017 helped in establishing the research context, local challenge, research methodology and dissemination strategy for a research bid targeting a relevant AHRC Call on AMR in Real World. The workshop also created a...Read full update

Derbyshire Matrix Tools Launched to 150 People

Derbyshire Matrix Tools Launched to 150 People

The Derbyshire Matrix tool was officially launched on Monday 6th February to 150 social workers, clinicians, police and fire offices, housing and environmental health officials and drug and alcohol specialists. Dee and Laura share their experience...

The tool, co-​designed in one single day...Read full update

Festival of Art and The Future City

Festival of Art and The Future City

Nick Dunn invited as keynote speaker at international festival in Brussels.

What might the city look like at the end of the 21st century? In his first keynote presentation,'Futures Past: the art of imagining cities' Nick explored how cities look, feel and operate has long been (and...Read full update

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RT @ProfTriviality: Our #EAD12 paper on "Design Fiction and Vaporworlds: the role of intentionality" will be presented by @joegalen at 11 i…

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RT @ProfTriviality: I'll present our #EAD12 paper 'Why the Internet of Things needs Object Orientated Ontology' in room 2 at 14:15 #designf…

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