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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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SERVICE DESIGN & HEALTHCARE INNOVATION: from consumption to coproduction and co-creation

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In the last decades the economy saw two significant changes in the way value has beenconceived and created: the introduction of the value-constellation model and the advent ofthe open innovation movement. This paper will report on how these paradigmatic changesare mirrored in public services reform,...More information

Creating Sustainable Frameworks for Service Redesign at Practice Level in the NHS

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The National Health Service (NHS) in England is pursuing a programme of transformation through innovation, aiming to ‘provide High Quality Care for All in an NHS fit for 21st century and beyond’. Practice Based Commissioning (PBC) is one key strategy, devolving responsibility for commissioning of...More information

Knowledge Exchange in LICA - Creative Industries

Event7 years, 11 months and 6 days ago
Knowledge Exchange in LICA - Creative Industries

14th of July 2010, Lancaster University

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Integrated Care Workshop

Event7 years, 11 months and 8 days ago
Integrated Care Workshop

13th of July 2010, Health Centre, Morecambe

A workshop facilitated by Imagination with one of the local GP practices, involving a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders exploring the issues and possibilities of integrated care.

Integrated care was chosen as the focus of the...Read full update

Research Outcomes: Presentations and Publications

Research Outcomes: Presentations and Publications

Within the IDEAS collaboration we developed new research hypothesis and questions and used engagement with companies as a component of the testing and exploration of these ideas in an action research process that proved to be very productive in pure research terms in addition to strong positive...Read full update

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RT @HayleyAlter: Play-tested the latest version of @haideraliakmal's cooperative game for @PETRASiot on security, vulnerability, digital+ p…

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RT @LancasterUni: You’re all invited to the @LICAatLancaster class of 2018 degree show ‘Under Construction’. This free exhibition opens on…

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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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