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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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Pilot Carbon Audit

Articleby Drew Hemment, Paul Upham, Philip Boucher, Steve Connor, Holly Waterman

ImaginationLancaster and FutureEverything have worked in partnership with Tyndall Centre Manchester to help FutureEverything (formerly Futuresonic) begin its work on measuring, managing and mitigating the festival's contribution to climate change. The Tyndall Centre brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists who together are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change through trans-disciplinary research...Read full article

Futuresonic Pilot Carbon Audit

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ImaginationLancaster and FutureEverything collaborated with Tyndall Centre Manchester on a Pilot Carbon Audit of the Futuresonic 2009 festival which resulted in a set of tools available to other event organisers. A Pilot Carbon Audit of the Futuresonic 2009 festival by...More information

Environment 2.0 Launch at Futuresonic 2007

Event48 years, 11 months and 11 days ago
Environment 2.0 Launch at Futuresonic 2007

1st of January 1970

Launching the Environment 2.0 project connecting the arts and innovation in mobile and social technologies with the renewed urgency surrounding climate change.

Environment 2.0 is a 3 year project by ImaginationLancaster and FutureEverything exploring new...Read full update

Spreading the Net - ImaginationLab with Senior Managers from Huddersfield University

Spreading the Net - ImaginationLab with Senior Managers from Huddersfield University

Building on the ImaginationNets approach to promoting innovation through networks we developed and delivers this workshop and toolkit in a the Imagination facilitation space.

ImaginationNets is a series of tools we have developed over the past 3 years, and in particular with the IDEAS...Read full update

'Design for Services' book is out

'Design for Services' book is out

Finally after so much work, the book with Anna Meroni and many other contributors is out!

In Design for Services, Anna Meroni and Daniela Sangiorgi articulate what Design is doing and can do for services, and how this connects to existing fields of knowledge and practice. Designers previously...Read full update

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