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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.

Latest

Density survey goes live in May 2011!

Event7 years, 2 months and 14 days ago

3rd of May 2011

Views needed on aspects of density and decision-making in the urban environment

The aim of the Urban Futures density survey is to obtain views from informed practitioners, policymakers and academics on aspects of density and decision-making in the urban...Read full update

Commissioning and Design event

Event7 years, 5 months and 7 days ago

8th of February 2011, Design Council, London

Event bringing together Service Designers and GPs to exchange views and practices related to the newly developed programme of GP Commissioning

‘GP Commissioning and Design’ was a half-day event that brought together Service...Read full update

New User-Led Design Processes for Digital Fabrication

New User-Led Design Processes for Digital Fabrication

Looking at rapid manufacturing and 3D printing this conference presentation explores the issues fro the design profession and draws comparisons with the aspirations of the Arts and Crafts movement, radical design groups such as Archigram and presents a set of conceptual tools to provoke further...Read full update

13th June 2011 _ Workshop 01

Event7 years, 1 month and 2 days ago
13th June 2011 _ Workshop 01

13th of June 2011, Imagination Lab, LICA Building, Lancaster University

The Role of Service Thinking in Product Orientated SMEs

This first workshop focused on the value of service thinking in the generation of new business opportunities. It supported companies moving from...Read full update

20th June 2011 - Workshop 02

Event7 years and 26 days ago
20th June 2011 - Workshop 02

20th of June 2011, Imagination Lab, LICA Building, Lancaster University

Customer Centred Innovation

This second workshop focused on how Service Design as a methodology can support identifying and defining new or improved service offerings. It helped generating new ideas based...Read full update

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RT @maker_doer: Fantastic news for @Griffith_Uni Design team securing #DRS2020 conf in Brisbane. Delighted to be part of organising team, w…

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RT @joegalen: Fwiw: The @ImaginationLanc version of the futures cone with the requested adaptations for plurality, and inerpretation, i thi…

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RT @LancasterUni: Lancaster researchers are bringing to life the role of women in protest and political change in the North of England over…

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RT @SpringerPhil: Great session on Philosophy and Design @DRS2018 https://t.co/jY5McPM1Xx

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 4 days ago

RT @boyeunlee: Insightful and intensive talk by @ImaginationLanc 's @haideraliakmal on #designfiction @PETRASiot #drs2018 https://t.co/7wcv…

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RT @ProfTriviality: Looking forward to papers by @joegalen and @haideraliakmal at #drs2018 today ‘Turning Philosophy with a Speculative Lat…

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RT @haideraliakmal: Going to be presenting today on philosophy for #iot in KBG11 TS46, if you like Foucault you might find this interesting…

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