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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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Funding Accelerator - Bid Writing Retreat: Day One

Articleby Sharon Summers, Leon Cruickshank
Funding Accelerator - Bid Writing Retreat: Day One

Since January 2018 we have been working with Blackburn with Darwen Council, Blackburn University, and third sector organisations within the Blackburn area to create new and collaborative projects to submit for funding. We have held monthly workshops in both Blackburn and at Lancaster University to give people from these various backgrounds the opportunity to get together and generate ideas.  ...Read full article

Imagination leads the Health and Wellbeing by Design track at DRS2018

Imagination leads the Health and Wellbeing by Design track at DRS2018

Emmanuel led this year's DRS track on Health and Wellbeing by Design, held in Limerick, Ireland, between 25-28th July.  The track explored the role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyles or in their contribution to illbeing is emerging. It provided a...Read full update

Imagination at Design Research Society Conference 2018

Imagination at Design Research Society Conference 2018

Imagination delegation discuss key challenges facing contemporary design theory and praxis

The Design Research Society Conference 2018 (DRS) was held at the University of Limerick, Ireland from 25th-28th June. At the conference, Director of ImaginationLancaster and DRS President,...Read full update

ReTHINK: Policy Identification Workshop with Government and NGO Stakeholders at Sunway University

ReTHINK: Policy Identification Workshop with Government and NGO Stakeholders at Sunway University

paves the way for a new GCRF proposal

On 6th June 2018, the team of ImaginAging gave a warm welcome to the government officials coming from the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KWPKM) and the operational staff from the non-government organisations (NGO) including Rumah Seri...Read full update

Developing speculative concepts with experts and policy makers

Developing speculative concepts with experts and policy makers

in our second workshop in Malaysia

A total of 15 experts (researchers, NGOs, policy makers) participated in the “Speculative design of healthy ageing” workshop, using novel creative research methods to create future scenarios for health ageing in Malaysia The workshop was facilitated...Read full update

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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…

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

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

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

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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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RT @ProfTriviality: Come experience the Living Room of the Future this weeked at the V&A #iot #edge #ai #experientialfutures #designfiction…

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RT @ProfTriviality: With support from @ahrcpress & @PETRASiot we will present the Living Room of the Future at V&A for digital design weeke…

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RT @AHRCDesignLF: If your coming to London for the Design Research for Change Showcase this week why not also drop in to the @Victoriaandal

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RT @_Design4Change: @ImaginationLanc invited to contribute article to the prestigious Longevity Bulletin by @actuarynews on the Internet of…

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RT @The_Ladylark: Happy Friday! Here's an article I wrote about the work I do, and why I spend my time making things up. https://t.co/grmnx…

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