Posts for John Meyer

John Meyer

Co-creation in the smart city: Prof Marcus Foth

This webinar will move the smart city discussion beyond IoT and public wifi. It will introduce insights from applied research to realign the smart city agenda with the needs of people and the urban environment. International case studies will trace different stages of smart city maturity from city services to models of co-creation and…

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6 Nov: QUT Design Lab Seminar – The Radical Centre: a design led approach to reconciling biodiversity conservation and bushfire safety

QUT Design Lab presents a seminar by Dr Ian Weir. In Australia alone, over 800 people have died in bushfires in the last 100 years. Most people die in or very close to their homes. With a warming climate and increased development in bushland interface areas around the world, many more people will die in bushfires unless we address the…

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18 Oct: QUT Design Lab Seminar – Seeing Better Cities: Q&A with Chuck Wolfe

QUT Design Lab invites you to join us for an evening with long time urban writer, photographer, affiliate associate professor and land-use attorney/consultant Chuck Wolfe. Wednesday 18 October, 6-7.30pm QUT Kelvin Grove campus, Z9 Building, Level 6 Chuck provides a unique perspective about cities as both a writer about urbanism worldwide…

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9 Oct: QUT Design Lab Seminar – Dr Megan Strickfaden – Design-Able: ‘Learning from a Village’ and Other Ethnographic Stories for Designers

QUT Design Lab invites you to a guest lecture by Dr Megan Strickfaden, University of Alberta, Canada. Dr Strickfaden is a scholar, anthropologist, complex problem solver and designer. She has lived and worked as a designer, educator and researcher globally in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Mexico, USA and Canada. Most recently her…

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12-13 October: QUT Action Research Master Class

This is a two-day workshop that will integrate the concepts, processes and practical skills of action research. It will also provide participants with opportunities to practice some of the processes. Action research is a research approach that enables outcomes of research (learning, understanding) and change (improvement) to be achieved….

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