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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.


ECSCW 2011 Collective Intelligence - CfP

Discuss design for collective intelligence at ECSCW 2011

There are potentially rich synergies between socio-technical innovation in collective intelligence, mobilities research and Computer Supported Cooperative Work IT Design. ...Read full update

Next Generation Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Workshop 3: Next Generation Sustainability in Policy 13th May 2011, Innovation Space, BIS, London

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International Doctoral Seminar: The Convergence of Design + Management in Kolding

Roughly twenty international doctoral students will gather in Kolding from 7th – 10th June 2011 to learn about the current convergence of Design + Management

This four-day research seminar is hosted by the Centre for Design, Culture & Management (CDCM), which is established and run as a...Read full update

EAD 2011 Paper Presentation

Event7 years, 7 months and 11 days ago

4th of May 2011, European Academy of Design Conference, Porto, Portugal

Can the Chile Miner Rescue Operation in 2010 help us understand practices, methods and concepts of human-centered design? If so, what can we learn?

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Urban Futures workshop with Lancaster City Council

Event8 years and 4 days ago

9th of December 2010, The Storey, Lancaster

Workshop with local authority and private sector decision-makers to understand the sustainability issues of an urban regeneration site in Lancaster city centre

The aim of the workshop was for the Urban Futures team to meet with...Read full update

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