We had an amazing response to the call-for-papers for the Design Research for Change (DR4C) 2019 Symposium that will be held at the Design Museum, London on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 December 2019.
We received 62 papers from researchers based all over the world that included Australia, USA, India, China, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Israel, Greece, Turkey and the UK.
After a thorough paper review process, we have accepted 20 papers for presentation in a single-track session over the course of the two days at the Design Museum, London on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 December 2019.
The DR4C papers and authors are as follows:
Katharina Vones & Ian Lambert, “Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research“
Fiona Hackney, Clare Saunders, Joanie Willett & Katie Hill, “Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing (S4S): Affective Activism”
Ann Light, “Redesigning Design for Culture Change: Theory in the Anthropocene“
Michael Kerres & Barbara Getto, “Design Research for Educational Change: Methodologies for Exploring the Future of Learning”
Ninela Ivanova & Melanie Flory, “Design meets Neuroscience: Future Directions for Developing and Implementing Design Probes“
Paul Endrejat, “Advancing Sustainability at Universities through Design Thinking Education“
Laura Salisbury, Chris McGinley & Rama Gheerawo, “Wearing Your Recovery: 3.0“
Dan Lockton, “Metaphors and Imaginaries in Design Research for Change“
Jane Scott, Elizabeth Gaston & Zoe Dennington, “Why Knitting Now? Textile Design Research as a Driver for Educational Change”
Eva Knutz & Thomas Markusen, “The Ripple Effects of Social Design“
Krishna Balakrishnan, “Strange Encounters: A Series of Posters Investigating the Hybrid Embodiment of Indo-Canadian Identity“
Sam Clark, “Tweaking Retirement‐Living: Introducing Design Thinking & Coffee Bars to Shared Lounges“
Aishwarya S. Narvekar, Aishwarya Rane, Kamal & Pankaj Yadav, “Creative Interventions in the Juvenile Justice System of India: A Systemic Inquiry“
Simone Gumtau, “The Future of Seafaring: What can Design Add? Designing an On-board User-Interface to Predict Engine Faults on Marine Vessels, Lowering Fuel Costs and Emissions“
Rachel Kelly, “The Digitisation of Cordillera Weaving: Designing a New Oral Tradition“
Ambra Borin & Laura Galluzzo, “Over the Emptiness: Interpretations and Expression of the Term in the Spaces of Disused Cinemas in Milan“
Elisa Palomino & Gustavo Adrian Defeo, “Material Design Innovation: Fish Leather, a New Environmentally-Friendly Material“
Laura Santamaria, “The Fair Energy Mark in the Making: Framing a Citizen-led Campaign by Participatory Design“
Lise Amy Hansen, “So, What do You do? The Role of Design Research in Innovation for Worklife Inclusion“
Nneka Deandra Sobers, “Intervention without Imperialism: An Equitable Approach to Design Research“