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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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20th June 2011 - Workshop 02

Event7 years, 3 months and 27 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

27th June 2011 - Workshop 03

Event7 years, 3 months and 20 days ago
27th June 2011 - Workshop 03

27th of June 2011, Imagination Lab, LICA Building, Lancaster University

Service Development and Action Planning

This third and final workshop focused on how to develop and embed ideas and insights emerged from the previous workshops. In particular it looked at how new value...Read full update

ISBE 2011 Paper Abstract: Co-Design of Knowledge Sharing Experiences

Objectives We will share insights generated during a research project which applied co-design approaches to the planning and delivery of highly innovative knowledge sharing experiences. The paper suggests the reconsideration of the roles, researchers, KE professionals and other stakeholders...Read full update

Walking The Highwire – New Modes Of Interaction Between Academic Design Research and Business Engagement In UK

Walking The Highwire – New Modes Of Interaction Between Academic Design Research and  Business Engagement In UK

Attached here is a slideshow of a presentation I gave at the very excellent (but quite niche) FISCAR: Activity Theory and Design conference in Helsinki 2010. I presented this paper looking at how impact, has affected innovation in Universities looking specifically at the contribution HighWire, our...Read full update

High-Tempo Innovation

High-Tempo Innovation

Like an elastic band, I keep returning to issues around innovation. I am in the process of writing a large bid (with many other academics) about the Digital Economy and we want to talk about innovation without repeating the rather stale, well-trampled ground of open innovation, user focused bah blah...Read full update

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 3 days ago

RT @ProfTriviality: A short post on our (@joegalen @adriangradinar ) Experiential IoT Future we developed for @PETRASiot and presented at t…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 5 days ago

RT @IETevents: Submit a paper for #TheIET and @PETRASiot conference focussing on realising the socioeconomic benefits of an interconnected…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 5 days ago

RT @StuartWalkerUK: Just sent to print - anticipated publication date: 22 October https://t.co/lqKIc9JnHw #designer #designerproblems @Su

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 8 hours ago

RT @LancasterPress: Now @ProfTriviality is giving @jimreuters from @ReutersUK a taste of Lancaster's Living Room of the Future project, dem…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 6 days ago

RT @ProfTriviality: Shout out to @joegalen for creating a new experience for the Living Room of the Future and @PETRASiot for making it po…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 10 hours ago

RT @Lianne_K123: Thank you to the 97 people that visited us in the V&A museum this weekend! We hope you enjoyed experiencing the Living roo…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 10 hours ago

RT @leotanczt: Experiencing the Living Room of the Future at the V&A. Super interesting work done by UK universities in collaboration with…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 1 day ago

RT @ProfTriviality: I should have brought more copies of Little Book of Design Fiction to #ldf18. To avoid dissapointment grab your copy w…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 2 days ago

RT @cubicgarden: Living room of the future at the #ldf @ImmersiveObject @BBCRD https://t.co/MU3NA2SiG2

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 3 weeks 2 days ago

RT @ProfTriviality: The V&A sofa makes this version of the Living Room of The Future look a bit like a bedroom but looking forward to today…

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