Events

Creative research and development in Asia-Pacific : Reflections on gender inequalities and human rights

Symposium 9th and 10th of April 2018 Queensland University of Technology Z9 Kelvin Grove Campus Summary This symposium brings together researchers, development practitioners, creative practitioners and human rights advocates to discuss the way in which creative processes can be explored and integrated into research, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation in the Asia-Pacific region. Following on…

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QUT Design Teachers Studio 2018

On 9-10 Feb, 2018, QUT Design Lab’s Natalie Wright and Andrew Scott and Dr Nick Kelly from Faculty of Education hosted the QUT Design Teachers Studio 2018, supported by others from the School of Design. 80 high school teachers participated in this two-day programme in preparation for the 2019 introduction of the new QCAA senior Design Syllabus. Teachers…

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30 Nov: QUT Design Lab seminar: Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy was educated at Newcastle and Edinburgh Universities and for four years taught at Edinburgh University and researched the work of the Venetian Architect, Carlo Scarpa, at the Castelvecchio, Verona. Richard founded the Practice of Richard Murphy Architects in 1991 which has since won 22 RIBA, and currently holds the accolades of UK house…

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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…

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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 and an attorney in Seattle, where…

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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 research focuses on…

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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. In other words change can be…

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28 Sept: QUT Design Lab Seminar Series – Doing Grounded Theory – Kathy Charmaz and Roxanne Bainbridge

QUT Design Lab Seminar Series: Doing Grounded Theory: Reflections, Issues & Strategies When: 3-4.30pm, Thursday 28 September Where: QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, Z2 Building, Room 226 “The Hall” A Personal Journey with Grounded Theory Methodology Emeritus Professor Kathy Charmaz The value of grounded theory in anti-colonial research Professor Roxanne Bainbridge Two distinguished speakers will share…

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28 Sept: Living in Aged Care exhibition

Associate Professor Evonne Miller, Director of the QUT Design Lab, invites you to join us for the QUT opening of “Living in Aged Care: A photographic exhibition of laughter, loss and leisure”. Thursday 28 September, 4.30 for 5pm start QUT Kelvin Grove campus, Z9 Building, Level 1 Twenty older residents photographed their daily lives (the highlights…

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28 Sept: Inaugural QUT Design Lab HDR Symposium

Embracing the Design Lab mission of Change by Design, the Inaugural Design Lab HDR Symposium will provide an important opportunity for HDR students to share their research. Twenty students at varying stages of their course will present their research process and findings (where appropriate). Time for comments and questions will enable students to learn from other researchers in…

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