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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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Speculative Newspaper and Product Catalogue for Sugar-free Malaysia 2050

OutcomeDigital or Visual Products
Speculative Newspaper and Product Catalogue for Sugar-free Malaysia 2050

During the ImaginAging workshops food and nutrition was identified as a critical issue to be tackled by policy. Several ideas were discussed and developed. Reducing the amount of sugar consumption in all foods was highlighted as a key area of focus of future policy. This led one of the workshop...More information

Landscape & Infrastructure

OutcomeExhibition
Landscape & Infrastructure

LANDSAPE & INFRASTRUCTURE Creating a National Park for the West Midlands 21 – 22 June 2018 | Birmingham City University ...More information

Funding Accelerator - A Retrospective

Articleby Leon Cruickshank, Sharon Summers
Funding Accelerator - A Retrospective

Putting the FUN into Funding Bidding for project funding can seem a lot of hard work (and it is) however there is no reason you can’t have some fun while you’re doing it.  The HEIF funded Funding Accelerator program aimed to make creating ideas and developing them into funding bids an enjoyable process that brought together people from various organisations and different backgrounds in order to collaborate on co-design projects to benefit...Read full article

Funding Accelerator - Bid Writing Retreat: Day Two

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

See here for Day One. Despite discussions around projects (and football) lasting til midnight all were bright-eyed and ready for more work early the next morning. After a quick round-up of what everyone planned for today and making sure all the support they needed was available it was time to get on with writing their bids.  ...Read full article

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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