Update • QUT Design Lab ➤ Mid-May 2020



Reflections on the Design Lab

In this wide-ranging video interview, Prof Evonne Miller reflects on the origins and mission of the Design Lab, as well as aspirations, processes and building a community of design researchers (NOTE: this was filmed as part of an internal, informal Faculty Research Centre network, so the tone is very relaxed).  Learn more.


Conversation Series

Congratulations Dr Gomez on a fantastic presentation “Wearables – The value of rapid prototyping approach”.  For a copy of the documentation please contact Shelly. The next event will be held on Tuesday, 16th June, with Selen Türkay & Ross Brown presenting “Extended Reality Design”



Program Huddles : Get Involved
All design lab members (including staff, research students & post docs) are encouraged to attend our monthly Huddles.  Members may attend more than one Program Huddle – the more the merrier.



Dr Jeremy Kerr and Dr Oskana Zelenko have been working closely with
Aspro Michael Whelan and academics from the Faculty of Education on inclusionED, which was successfully launched on 18 May by the Hon. Dan Tehan MP.  Learn more.


Cardboard houses used to depict flexible housingMEDIA RELEASE : Flexible Housing

Ms Kirsty Volz will be discussing Flexible Housing with Jacinta Parsons on ABC Melbourne radio at 1:30pm, Tues 26 May. They will further explore Kirsty’s article “We need more flexible housing for 21st-century lives” published on The Conversation in 2018. Listen live here.



Research Emergency Relief Initiative Update 

  • 14 applications in total
    (including 5 ineligibles)
  • 6 approved applications
  • Total funding allocated $2,990

Looking forward to sharing stories of the outcomes, and potentially offering a similar small grant opportunity in Semester 2!

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