Posts for June 2021

CALL FOR APPLICANTS • Centre Research Services Officer ➤ 6 July, 2021

The Position of Centre Research Services Officer has been advertised, closing 6 July, 2021. Key responsibilities include: Work with academics / teams to facilitate submissions for research grant applications, including the collection and entry of information, coordinating documentation with the relative authorising officers. Provide…

Connecting rehab services across West Moreton • Ipswich & Boonah Hospitals ➤ Health Health Excellence AcceLerator

On 7 June, Professor Evonne Miller, Dr Abbe Winter, and HDR Interns Jessica Cheers and Zoe Ryan from the QUT Design Lab went out to Ipswich Hospital to install an exhibition as the culmination of a six-month project into improving the rehabilitation experience across the West Moreton Hospital and Health…

GOOD READS • Designing cycling and running garments to increase conspicuity, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education ➤ Dean Brough

Fiona Fylan, Laura A. Bentley, Dean Brough, Mark King, Alex A. Black, Neil King & Joanne M. Wood (2021) Designing cycling and running garments to increase conspicuity, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, DOI: 10.1080/17543266.2021.1928758

Mozzie AR Toolkit • Sustainability and Science Showcase, Queensland Museum Whale Mall ➤ Dr Jen Seevinck

The transdisciplinary Mozzie AR Toolkit project reframes science communication into active, citizen engagement that educates and motivates primary school kids and community in environmental health and sustainable behaviours.  The toolkit comprises an Augmented Reality app for…

MEMBERSHIP CALL OUT ➤ 1 July, 2021

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY! Each year, QUT Design Lab requires that members re-join – this process ensures the validity of our membership. In return, the QUT Design Lab provides opportunities for personal growth and career development; will promote your achievements; will give you an opportunity to apply for funding and grant writing…

26 May, 2021 • National Clothing and Textile Waste Roundtable & Exhibition ➤ Presented by A/Prof Alice Payne

Alice Payne represented QUT at the National Textile Waste Roundtable in Canberra on May 26, hosted by Ministers Ley and Evans, and was a signatory to the final communique. The purpose of the event was to discuss product stewardship approaches for tackling the ~780,000 tonnes of textiles, leather and rubber waste going to landfill each…

GUEST LECTURES ➤ Prof. John Gero & Prof. Mary Lou Maher presented by Dr. Nick Kelly

QUT Design Lab was honoured to host Professors John Gero and Mary Lou Maher on 7 June, 2021.  The presentations were well attended and provided valuable insight into : “What we can Learn by Studying Designers’ Brains”  and “Impact of the Design of Human-AI Co-creative Systems on the Human Designer Special thanks to Dr Nick Kelly for…

BOOK LAUNCH ➤ How to be a Design Academic: from Learning to Leading

On behalf of QUT Design Lab, Prof. Thea Blacker hosted a book launch for “How to be a Design Academic – from Learning to Leading” on Friday, 14 May. The event showcased a publication led by Prof. Thea Blacker and Prof. Evonne Miller, which incorporated chapters authored by 28 QUT Design Lab, School of Design, and School of Architecture…