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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.


Art and climate change strategy for Germany


Drew Hemment was invited to take part in a discussion on art and ecology to inform an art and climate change strategy for Germany. Convened by Kulturstiftung des Bundes, the German Federal Cultural Foundation, who are leading development of art and climate change strategy in In Germany there has...More information

Environment 2.0 Sandpit: Devising Participation Projects

Event10 years and 28 days ago
Environment 2.0 Sandpit: Devising Participation Projects

24th of March 2009

Collaborative sandpit workshop involving an interdisciplinary group who came together to devise the Futuresonic 2009 Participatory Mass Observation projects.

This workshop at Lancaster University in March 2009 drew together the artists (Christian Nold, Alfie...Read full update

Urban Climate Camp, Singapore

Event10 years, 8 months and 21 days ago
Urban Climate Camp, Singapore

30th of July 2008

Event provoking new thinking on environmental sustainability and at innovative approaches to grass roots and creative intervention on the environment.

The Urban Climate Camp was an invited forum by ImaginationLancaster and FutureEverything at ISEA2008, the...Read full update

Environment 2.0 Workshop, Lancaster University

Event49 years, 3 months and 20 days ago

1st of January 1970

A two day workshop at Lancaster University in December 2007 brought together a diversity of people to pathfind the Environment 2.0 research agenda and future activity.

The workshop featured participants from environmental science and advocacy, the arts,...Read full update

Pilot Carbon Audit

Articleby Drew Hemment, Paul Upham, Philip Boucher, Steve Connor, Holly Waterman

ImaginationLancaster and FutureEverything have worked in partnership with Tyndall Centre Manchester to help FutureEverything (formerly Futuresonic) begin its work on measuring, managing and mitigating the festival's contribution to climate change. The Tyndall Centre brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists who together are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change through trans-disciplinary research...Read full article

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