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Event: Social Design Futures – HEI Research and the AHRC

Wednesday 9th July, 4.00 – 5.30pm Room 55, British Galleries, Victoria & Albert Museum Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL Since November 2013 we have been undertaking a review of social design research and practice to help AHRC plan its future … Continue reading

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REPORT: Social Design Talk 13: Thomas Markussen: Design Activism for Social Innovation

Social Design Talk 13 was organized by the UAL (University of Arts London) DESIS Lab. Thomas Markussen’s talk explored the practices of design activism, the specific ways it differs from other forms of activism (art activism, political activism), and how it … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 12: Rewarding Social Design – INDEX Design to Improve Life

Date & time: Friday 20th September, 6pm Venue: The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria & Albert Museum Speaker: Liza Chong, Strategy and Development Director, INDEX: Design to Improve Life (read more about Liza here) Respondent: Jeremy Myerson, Director, The Helen … Continue reading

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Report: Ethics in Practice

The ninth social design talk interrogated the (perhaps overlooked) ethical questions prompted by social design practice. Very crudely, social designers, unlike social scientists, are not required to apply the same rigorous analysis to the appropriateness of intervening, or making certain … Continue reading

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Talk 10: Designing for Sharing

Date/ Time Friday 3rd May 6.30 – 8.30pm Speaker Ben Reason, Director, LiveWork Respondent Prof. Iain Borden, The Bartlett UCL Venue Lecture Theatre, E003 Central St Martins College of Art & Design 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA About the … Continue reading

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Innovation and the NHS – slides

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TALK 9: Ethics in Practice

Date: Wednesday 20th March 7.00pm – 8.30pm Location: The Darryl Forde Seminar Room, Department of Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, UCL Speakers: Dr Adam Drazin, Co-ordinator MA Culture, Materials & Design, Dept of Anthropology, UCL, Mary Rose Cook, Co-founder and managing director, Uscreates This session will focus on … Continue reading

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