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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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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

Funding Accelerator Launch Event

Articleby Sharon Summers, Leon Cruickshank
Funding Accelerator Launch Event

On Wednesday 28th November we held a launch event in Blackburn for the second stage of the HEIF funded Funding Accelerator project. We held the event in the Victorian Gallery at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, an open and inspiring space reminding us of all the innovative ideas which blossomed in the Victorian Age.  ...Read full article

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RT @ProfTriviality: The Internet of Things Game created by @haideraliakmal from @ImaginationLanc for @PETRASiot will be on display @RTD2019

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RT @ProfTriviality: Some unusual 3D printing activity going on in today’s speculative design studio @ImaginationLanc @LICAatLancaster #desi…

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RT @alan_hook: I spent today in @ImaginationLanc with @sere_miru, @paulstweet & @ProfTriviality talking about speculative methods for Inter…

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RT @emax: Download a free copy of our "Little Book of Philosophy of the Internet of Things" here and read about our vision for Moral, Respe…

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RT @ProfTriviality: Getting artefacts ready for @RTD2019 where we will present 'Research Through Board Game Design' and 'Experiencing the…

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RT @Andy_PBCToday: The new #BIM Today is out now! Featuring the #goldenthread of building information, @_Operam's @paulshillcock on #ISO196…

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RT @embedded_iot: Had a very informative and thought provoking day with everybody @ImaginationLanc. And have come away with some reading ma…

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RT @alan_hook: Speculative Design proposal for an Interspecies Design Toolkit I’ve been working on at @ImaginationLanc which critiques the…

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RT @PETRASiot: Addressing knowledge needs of IoT cybersecurity – PETRAS is proud to present this final Stream Report https://t.co/fSOMhuRLu…

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