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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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RT @louisemullagh: And we’re off! Prof. Geoffrey Crossick opening our @LivingDesign_UK afternoon. https://t.co/J2kkxbeYSs

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Our own @joegalen and @FranziskaHatton will be showing their #gogglebox of the Future at @CE_Programme #BeyondConf… https://t.co/CC66F0tuGS

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RT @paulstweet: Just published! One output from our recent @AHRCDesignLF @ahrcpress @AHRCPolicy #DoesDesignCare workshop held at @ChibaUniv

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RT @FraMazzarella: Great to see this film that captures some moments of the Design Research for Change 2019 we worked on earlier this year.…

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Fantastic event coming up, city leaders, #innovative thinkers, academics & businesses are being bought together for… https://t.co/VQsFcSgMVN

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RT @studioscientist: Made my day that a manusrpt w @StuartWalkerUK @LICA @ImaginationLanc @LancasterUni outlining our new hypothesis btwn #…

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RT @_Design4Change: Good opportunity to collectively define key project outputs and how to achieve these as a team. Co-design will be a cri…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 6 days ago

RT @_Design4Change: Design Clinic Workshop with community members at the @ahrcpress #ProtoPolicyAsia project helps define speculative desi…

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RT @LancasterUni: Welcome to our new School of #Architecture 👉 https://t.co/CYQqE2UzfQ ❤️ #LoveLancaster https://t.co/ro6KpXuPYu

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RT @LancasterUni: 😍 We're absolutely loving the colour combination surrounding the LICA Pods 🍂🍃 https://t.co/x3Nw5E1ymv

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