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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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Next Generation in Sustainability - Policy Workshop

Event7 years, 2 months and 12 days ago

7th of April 2011

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The Future of TV

Event7 years, 2 months and 22 days 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

Event7 years, 3 months and 9 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 @LICAatLancaster: As part of their Studio Context module our third year #design students have #redesigned a space in #Manchester. The st…

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RT @SerenaConnor: Challenges and opportunities for applying #Design for #Safety by @RachelFDCooper at @lr_foundation #bringingsafetytolife…

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