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Award winners • Planning Institute of Australia Awards for Planning Excellence 2020 ➤ Cutting Edge Research and Teaching

CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH AND TRAINING AWARD WINNER… City Futures Research Centre – QUT Design Lab, UNSW, Omnilink and FrontierSI for The Rapid Analytics Interactive Scenario Explorer (RAISE) Toolkit Congratulations QUT Design Lab team led by A/Prof Markus Rittenbruch, and including Prof Marcus Foth, A/Prof Peta Mitchell, Bryce…

ARC Success • Amplifying voices from the Royal Commission into Aged Care ➤ Prof Evonne Miller, A/Prof Sarah Holland-Batt, Dr T.J. Thomson, Dr Jen Seevinck, & Prof Merryn Gott

ARC SUCCESS Congratulations Prof Evonne Miller, A/Prof Sarah Holland-Batt, Dr T.J. Thomson, Dr Jen Seevinck, & Prof Merryn Gott who have been awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery grant to use design and creative-arts methods to amplify the voices of aged care residents over the next three years, focusing on creatively…

Makeway Lab • A mobile makerspace for hospitals ➤ John Waldron

The Makeway Lab · Hospital Makerspace is a creative health initiative being developed by Blue Sky View and researched by John Waldron through the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). The Makeway Lab provides patient access to innovative technology and participatory programs to improve their health and well being. The Hospital…

Save Australia's Wombats, an interview with Marcus Foth

QUT Design Lab’s, Marcus Foth, features in Al Jazeera’s coverage of Donna Stephan in The Wombat Whisperer.  “At Sleepy Burrows, Stephan and Marcus Foth, a design professor at the Queensland University of Technology, are trialling an alternative treatment method for mange.” They have created “burrow hospitals” which sit on top of real…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…