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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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Imagination secures £13.2 million investment to expand our research activities.

Imagination secures £13.2 million investment to expand our research activities.

Beyond Imagination, a radical £13.2 million research project, will explore and demonstrate how cutting-edge design research can create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable world.

Lead by Professor Leon Cruickshank, the bold and engaging Beyond Imagination project will put design...Read full update

Living Room of the Future at Tate Modern

Living Room of the Future at Tate Modern

A new version of the Living Room of the Future (LRofTF) was presented at Tate Modern on the 8th and 9th of February as part of the PETRAS living in the Internet of Things by Prof Paul Coulton, Dr Adrian Gradinar, and Dr Joe Lindley.

The LRofTF presents a dynamic data generated version of a...Read full update

ImaginationLancaster and Sunway University have been awarded an international grant...

ImaginationLancaster and Sunway University have been awarded an international grant...

...to empower local communities and Government in Malaysia in addressing social issues in ageing

The 12-month project, ProtoPolicyAsia involves the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Malaysia, Petrosains - The Science Discovery Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Lancaster University,...Read full update

Funding Accelerator Events 2019

Articleby Sharon Summers, Leon Cruickshank

After a very successful stage two launch event at the end of November we have taken the ideas and enthusiasm from the attendees and also others from stage one to create a series of workshops and events for the first half of 2019.  I will add the links to the Eventbrite listing as event details are finalised.  ...Read full article

Funding Accelerator: Updates Dec 2018

Articleby Sharon Summers, Leon Cruickshank

It's been a busy two months since the project restarted, I've been spending the time catching up with our project partners as well as organising our launch event and planning next year's workshops.  As a result of our excellent launch event we have now got a series of events planned for the first half of 2019, the first one being held on the 22nd January at the Imagination Lab in the LICA Building.  ...Read full article

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Come and work for us! 33 people needed in the £13m Beyond Imagination project. Details soon, meanwhile look here… https://t.co/AMX9ly5xnu

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Very proud for Imagination to be co-funding this, its a great opportunity for ECRs and students https://t.co/R51rLCUaxU

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RT @paulstweet: Amazing coasters and placemats from the talented @DanielPCarey and @EuanWinton co-designed with people living with #dementi…

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RT @_DanRichards_: Our IoT-based Chatty Speaker and digital twin demo is at @PerDisAcm with @redspike666 #chattyfactories @jameskthorp @dav

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 5 days ago

Exciting news! Beyond Imagination, a £13.2 million project using cutting-edge design research to tackle some of th… https://t.co/1rIx5SD9E8

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 4 days ago

RT @graceharrison5: @PaulCureton and Elliot Hartley @GarsdaleDesign discussing digital twins, CIMs, data challenges and the practical resea…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 4 days ago

RT @ProfTriviality: Awesome to have Director General of the BBC visit the Living Room of the Future created by @ImaginationLanc and @Horizo

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 5 days ago

RT @adriangradinar: The Living Room of the Future is ready to be experience at #acmtvx19 @joegalen @ProfTriviality https://t.co/412HEvGtXY

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 6 days ago

RT @LFValentine: Brilliant Opportunity £5K for a collaborative+creatively ambitious solution to a global challenge Enter now https://t.co/…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 6 days ago

RT @Steph_PBCToday: Dr Paul Cureton of @ImaginationLanc at @LancasterUni and Elliot Hartley, managing director of @GarsdaleDesign, examine…

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