Design Research for Change 2019 – Symposium Programme

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 Symposium Programme is below:

11th December 2019

10:00 – 10:30 – REGISTRATION AND TEA

10:30 – 11:00 – “The Digitisation of Cordillera Weaving: Designing a New Oral Tradition”, Rachel Kelly

11:00 – 11:30 – “The Ripple Effects of Social Design”, Eva Knutz & Thomas Markusen

11:30 – 12:00 – “Redesigning Design for Culture Change: Theory in the Anthropocene”, Ann Light

12:00 – 12:50 – LUNCH

12:50 – 13:20 – “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”, Simone Gumtau

13:20 – 13:50 – “Design Research for Educational Change: Methodologies for Exploring the Future of Learning”, Michael Kerres & Barbara Getto

13:50 – 14:20 – “Material Design Innovation: Fish Leather, a New Environmentally-Friendly Material”, Elisa Palomino & Gustavo Adrian Defeo

14:20 – 14:40 – BREAK

14:40 – 15:10 -“Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing (S4S): Affective Activism”, Fiona Hackney & Joanie Willett

15:10 – 15:40 – “Over the Emptiness: Interpretations and Expression of the Term in the Spaces of Disused Cinemas in Milan”, Ambra Borin & Laura Galluzzo

15:40 -16:10 – “Why Knitting Now? Textile Design Research as a Driver for Educational Change”, Jane Scott, Elizabeth Gaston & Zoe Dennington

16:10 – 16:40 – “So, What do You do? The Role of Design Research in Innovation for Worklife Inclusion”, Lise Amy Hansen

16:40 – 17:00 – BREAK

17:00 – 17:45 – PLENARY

12th December 2019

10:00 – 10:30 – REGISTRATION AND TEA

10:30 – 11:00 – “Tweaking Retirement-Living: Introducing Design Thinking & Coffee Bars to Shared Lounges”, Sam Clark

11:00 – 11:30 – “Creative Interventions in the Juvenile Justice System of India: A Systemic Inquiry”, Aishwarya S. Narvekar, Aishwarya Rane, Kamal & Pankaj Yadav

11:30 – 12:00 – “Material Reality to Materiality: Ocean Plastic and Design Research”, Katharina Vones & Ian Lambert

12:00 – 12:50 – LUNCH

12:50 – 13:20 – “Design meets Neuroscience: Future Directions for Developing and Implementing Design Probes”, Ninela Ivanova & Melanie Flory

13:20 – 13:50 – “Advancing Sustainability at Universities through Design Thinking Education”, Paul Endrejat

13:50 – 14:20 – “Strange Encounters: A Series of Posters Investigating the Hybrid Embodiment of Indo-Canadian Identity”, Krishna Balakrishnan

14:20 – 14:40 – BREAK

14:40 – 15:10 -“Wearing Your Recovery: 3.0”, Laura Salisbury, Chris McGinley & Rama Gheerawo

15:10 – 15:40 – “Metaphors and Imaginaries in Design Research for Change”, Dan Lockton

15:40 -16:10 – “Intervention without Imperialism: An Equitable Approach to Design Research”, Nneka Deandra Sobers

16:10 – 16:40 – “The Fair Energy Mark in the Making: Framing a Citizen-led Campaign by Participatory Design”, Laura Santamaria

16:40 – 17:00 – BREAK

17:00 – 17:45 – PLENARY & CLOSE

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