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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.


The Future of TV

Event6 years and 3 months ago
The Future of TV

28th of March 2011, Imagination Lancaster

The Future of TV-workshop brought together experts from BBC’s R&D (Research and Development) section and students from the doctoral programme HighWire at Lancaster University

Together participants generated visions beyond today’s use...Read full update

Improving Collaboration Between the BBC and SMEs

Event6 years, 3 months and 18 days ago
Improving Collaboration Between the BBC and SMEs

10th of March 2011, The Lowry, Manchester

Using a highly interactive and engaging process that built on the participating parties’ own experience with development processes and collaboration, this session's goal was the identification of challenges and opportunities for a smooth...Read full update

Design in Practice final report

Design in Practice final report

This report summarises findings from our research project 'Design for flexibility and change with Healthcare Service Providers' focused on the implementation of Practice Based Commissioning in North West England.

This project, funded by the EPSRC research centre HACIRIC investigated existing...Read full update

GP Commissioning and Design

Enhancing Creativity and Collaboration a workshop at the Design Council, London

  ‘GP Commissioning and Design’ is an event that brings together Service Designers   and GPs to exchange views and practices related to the newly developed programme   of GP Commissioning. The event...Read full update

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RT @tnw_2017: Only one week left to apply for our TNW studentships: more details on how to apply below https://t.co/uMxml79Tv5

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RT @ProfTriviality: Our storytelling rabbit for @Stories2connect is now fully functional 😄🐰🎩now it's PI powered @ImaginationLanc @LICAatLan

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RT @ProfTriviality: Fully-funded PhDs through NWCDTP in design/digital/creative which can be done @ImaginationLanc @LICAatLancaster https:/…

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RT @ProfTriviality: Our Voigt Kampff #designfiction research feat in german design mag around future of dating https://t.co/im0DD1QlsF http…

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RT @ProfTriviality: New post about our latest research for 'House Training the Internet of Things' @PETRASiot https://t.co/IepzAU6u7J #iot…

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RT @joegalen: My time (so far) at @ImaginationLanc has been incredible... not an opportunity to be sniffed at if you're a designer wanting…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 6 days ago

Join us @PHMMcr on 17 June for Remembering Resistance, an event where you can share memories of #Manchester #protest https://t.co/N6wIiQlOFX

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RT @ProfTriviality: We have a couple of #iot design fiction papers at #acmDIS2017 this week https://t.co/BXicB5Rli3 https://t.co/WNhX4n83cO…

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RT @joegalen: The latest domestic #iot research coming out of @PETRASiot. See the @AllsparkEnergy poster at #acmDIS2017 this evening https:…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 13 hours ago

@_Design4Change's & @RachelFDCooper's 'Design for Health' edited book released this week https://t.co/nkzbY7gY2Z… https://t.co/eRXwgGVtWK

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