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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.


UK Future Infrastructure Workshop

Event8 years, 3 months and 10 days ago
UK Future Infrastructure Workshop

11th of January 2011, BIS, London

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Recommendations for GP Commissioning Consortia

Recommendations for GP Commissioning Consortia

Instead of focusing exclusively on GP responsibility for commissioning, the focus should be on the broader communities that could be involved in commissioning (communities of co-creation) as an integral part of the consortia or federations, and not only as a point of reference for individual...Read full update

Journal Paper

Cruickshank, L., Designing Creative Frameworks: Design Thinking as an Engine for New Facilitation Approaches. International Journal of Arts and Technology, in press.

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SERVICE DESIGN & HEALTHCARE INNOVATION: from consumption to coproduction and co-creation

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In the last decades the economy saw two significant changes in the way value has beenconceived and created: the introduction of the value-constellation model and the advent ofthe open innovation movement. This paper will report on how these paradigmatic changesare mirrored in public services reform,...More information

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