Design Research for Change 2019 – Symposium Papers & Authors

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 Retirementā€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