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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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Future Fruit: 3D designed and printed fruit

Here in Australia we can grow a range of delicious fruits, but in some places the environment makes it difficult to grow some fruits…but what if they could 3D print fruit? At QUT’s Design Lab, Dr Deb Polson and her team have designed an interactive system to create the fruit of the future.

School leads hunt for tomorrow's entrepreneurs

QUT Design Lab’s Natalie Wright has been working with Indooroopilly State High School, leading a consortium of industry, government and education organisations and individuals aiming to nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs. As the workforce continues to be transformed by globalisation and demographic shifts, the need has never been greater to equip students with the…

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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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11 Sept: Journal Peer Review Seminar

The Office of Research Ethics and Integrity is running a series of workshops. Session 2 will cover different aspects of journal peer review. We will have speakers covering various topics along with videos. Topics to be covered include: Forms of peer review History of peer review Conducting peer review Responding to peer review When peer…

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