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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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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

Future of the workplace and the Government Estate

Articleby Nick Dunn
Future of the workplace and the Government Estate

Professor Nick Dunn was recently invited to contribute to the workshop, Future of the workplace and the Government Estate, held in London on 3rd December 2018. The event was run by the Cabinet Office's Open Innovation Team, who help Whitehall departments generate analysis and ideas by deepening collaboration with academics. Nick's involvement forms part of his ongoing work on futures and examining alternatives beyond current path...Read full article

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RT @StuartWalkerUK: We are looking for a Part-time Project Officer in the Imagination Design Research Lab at Lancaster University - 0.6 pos…

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