Posts for March 2021

QUT Design Lab celebrate International Women's Day 2021

The women of the QUT Design Lab share some insight into their roles as Women, Leaders and Designers. Professor Evonne Miller – Professor in Design Psychology What does International Women’s Day mean to you? Remembering and celebrating the pioneering women who came before us – we talk about breaking the class ceiling, and we have, but…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Veronica Garcia Hansen

A/Professor Veronica Garcia Hansen – A/Professor in Architecture What does International Women’s Day mean to you? It is a day to remember the work and sacrifices done by women before us to enjoy the rights we have today. It is also a day to remember all the things that still need to be done to achieve a safe world full of opportunities…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Deb Flanders Cushing

A/Professor Deb Flanders Cushing – A/Professor in Architecture What does International Women’s Day mean to you? Is a chance to publicly acknowledge and recognise the contributions that women have made and continue to make. Although we should do this all year, sometimes setting aside one day means that we have time to reflect and…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Glenda Caldwell

A/Professor Glenda Caldwell – A/Professor in Architecture What does International Women’s Day mean to you? International Women’s Day is a day or week that creates a space in time for all of us to reflect on the role that women play in society and to acknowledge the challenges that women encounter and success women create in their every…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – Prof Evonne Miller

Professor Evonne Miller – Professor in Design Psychology What does International Women’s Day mean to you? Remembering and celebrating the pioneering women who came before us – we talk about breaking the class ceiling, and we have, but there is still much more to do! What does it mean to be a woman in the Higher Education / Design…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Natalie Bradford

A/Professor Natalie Bradford – Principal Research Fellow, School of Nursing What does International Women’s Day mean to you? Time to stop and reflect on the strength, determination and courage of the women who have come before me and who paved the way. What does it mean to be a woman in the Higher Education / Design sector? Its…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Marianella Chamorro-Koc

A/Professor Marianella Chamorro-Koc – Associate Professor in Industrial Design What does International Women’s Day mean to you? A moment where we pause, reflect, acknowledge and feel proud about the achievements of women from all walks of lives in the world. From scientists, to advocates, to community leaders, to researchers and…

QUT Design Lab: International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Janice Rieger

A/Professor Janice Rieger – Associate Professor in Architecture & Built Environment What does International Women’s Day mean to you? It is a day that celebrates all women across the world and recognises the important contributions that women have made, and still make everyday to create a better and more just world. What does it mean to…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – A/Prof Alice Payne

A/Professor Alice Payne – Associate Professor in Fashion What does International Women’s Day mean to you? A day to celebrate the contributions and perspectives of all women while acknowledging how far the world has to go towards equality. What does it mean to be a woman in the Higher Education / Design sector? For me in Fashion, much…

QUT Design Lab : International Women's Day 2021 – Prof Lisa Scharoun

Professor Lisa Scharoun – Head of School, School of Design What does International Women’s Day mean to you? When I was born, women earned 62% of what men earned. 45% of women finished high school and amongst those only 17% went on to get a bachelor degree and higher (US Bureau of Labour Statistics). My mother and grandmother are both…

Focus on Student Research : Valeria Macalupu

Valeria Macalupu is a QUT Research Student. In the later years of undergraduate, Valeria was a research assistant and consultant within GRID (Industrial Design Research Group). She focused on research and design applied to the Human-Robot Interaction field, as well as applying Design Thinking to hackathons (coined diseñaton). It is in…