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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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NEXT TALK: Experience based design, Innovation and the NHS

Social Design Talk  8 Date: Thursday 28 February 6.30 – 8.30pm Location: House of Lords, Committee Room 4A Speaker: Dr. Lynne Maher, Director for Innovation and Design, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement Respondent:  Yashu Reddy, Healthbox Lynne Maher discusses her experience … Continue reading

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Report: Talk 7, Collaborative Change

Social Design Talk 7 was given by Steven Johnson, Director of Collaborative Change, and co-founder of social design agency The Hub. Steven outlined his ambition to develop a socially engaged ‘collaborative community’ within the creative industries. He began by introducing … Continue reading

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Andrea Siodmok/ Cornwall Council – Report

Q: How can a local council be ten times better without increasing their budget? This was the central question that sparked a new approach to tackling local challenges in Cornwall. The answer: to work with the public in more creative … Continue reading

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Considered Creative: Social Design for the other 90%

Date: 26th November 2012, 6 – 8pm Location: Central Saint Martins, The LVMH Lecture Theatre (E003) Speaker: Steven Johnson, Director, Collaborative Change Respondent:  Charles Leadbeater The urgent social, economic and environmental challenges we face demand radical innovation on a global scale. If we … Continue reading

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