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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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UAVs – Unmanned aerial vehicles in landscape practice

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UAVs – Unmanned aerial vehicles in landscape practice

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have direct applications to landscape practice. Operating between human scales of landscape observation and low-flying light aircraft – usually between 10-120m – drones offer new survey possibilities by providing near-range visual information, among other...More information

Funding Accelerator - First Bid Writing Workshop

We will be holding our first bid writing workshop at Blackburn College on 25th January 2018.

Part of the scope of this project is a series of co-design workshops to generate ideas for funding bids and facilitate the development of robust partnership bids for those ideas for connected...Read full update

Introduction to the Funding Accelerator : Co-design for Health and Wealth

Articleby Sharon Summers

This project builds on a new collaboration between Imagination, FHM, FST, Blackburn College and Blackburn and Darwen Council and is formed around a funding opportunity to place ‘wellb ...Read full article

Co-design research methods with people living with dementia

Co-design research methods with people living with dementia

held in FACT as part of the CreativeEconomy Health and Wellbeing Hub.

The  workshop held in FACT, on the 16th of November, as part of the AHRC CreativeEconomy Health and Wellbeing Hub explored the different reesarch methods of co-designing with people living with dementia. The...Read full update

Night Moves for the Royal Academy of Arts

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Night Moves for the Royal Academy of Arts

Nick Dunn's ongoing work exploring spatial practices and cities at night has resulted in a book chapter, 'Night Moves: Dissolving Time and Space in the Nocturnal City', published as part of a new book from the Royal Academy of Arts, Sensing Architecture: Essays on the Nature of Architectural...More information

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