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Digital Cities 11 at Communities & Technologies 2019, Vienna

Call for Participation Digital Cities #11: Communities and Technologies for More-than-Human Futures A symposium at the Communities & Technologies Conference – C&T 2019 4 June 2019, Vienna, Austria bit.ly/digitalcities11 Expressions of interest open until 7 May 2019 Today, over half of the planet’s population lives in cities. Predictions…

Design For All Week

8-12 April 2019 Design for All (DfA) Week is a weeklong conversation about Design and its role in enabling social inclusion, equity and accessible everyday experiences for people living with disabilities. Across three free events, researchers, artists, designers and thought leaders from Australia and around the world will share their…

Design for All Week

8-12 April 2019 Design for All (DfA) Week is a weeklong conversation about Design and its role in enabling social inclusion, equity and accessible everyday experiences for people living with disabilities. Across three free events, researchers, artists, designers and thought leaders from Australia and around the world will share their…

QUT Design Lab researchers recognised for understanding our ability to not give a hoot when it comes to reading manuals.

While the Ig Nobel prize is a parody of the Nobel Prize, receiving one is no laughing matter. Originally created to celebrate the unusual and imaginative as well as to encourage people’s interest in science, medicine and technology, being one of the 10 research teams/projects to be awarded each year is still a high honour.   The Ig Nobel…

Design Lab Doctoral student takes out the top gong at 2018's Visualise Your Thesis Competition

Kossinna Wasala, a PhD research student from QUT’s Design Lab has won the first place in the QUT grand finale held on 7thAugust 2018. Visualise Your Thesis is an exciting new competition that challenges Doctoral students to present their research in a 60-second, eye-catching digital display. Kossinna’s research explores  Emotion in…

An opportunity for QUT Master of Architecture students to work with Glenn Murcott

QUT Master of Architecture students have been invited to participate in a master class led by the only Australian architect, to date, to be awarded a Pritzker Prize – Glenn Murcutt. He is best known for his environmentally conscious designs, which each have a strong Australian character. A student will have the chance to assist at the…

Experience and Understanding through Digital Innovations

Event        Experience and Understanding through Digital Innovations Speaker    Ellen Saethre-McGuirk Date          Thursday 31 May, 2018 Time         1pm – 2pm BOOKINGS ABOUT THE EVENT What does it mean to make things after the digital turn, and what are the pedagogical implications of art and design in the digital sphere for art…

Adj. Assoc. Prof. Luisa Bravo

City Space Architecture and The Journal of Public Space

The Design Lab is thrilled to present City Space Architecture and The Journal of Public Space, a guest seminar being delivered by one of our international visiting academics, Dr. Luisa Bravo on Monday 21 May at 5.30pm. City Space Architecture (CSA) is a non-profit organisation based in Bologna, Italy, with a mission to studying, making…

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QUT joins fight to save wombats

Your browser does not support iframes. Click here to view the linked content in a separate window. Australian wombats are in grave danger, especially the bare-nosed variety found in NSW, Victoria, and Tasmania, but a new QUT Design Lab project hopes to reverse the threat of their…

Chaos of Concussion

Concussion is a frequent sport injury. Meet U.S. expert Dr John Sullivan and learn about his work assessing and monitoring concussion for the NFL, NBA, WNBA, Olympic athletes and military elite performers. John is CEO of Clinical & Sports Consulting Services, and a clinical Sport Psychologist and Applied Sport Scientist for Providence…

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Robots Are Art Machines

  Innovative ways of looking at new technologies often come from unexpected places. Industrial robotic equipment can be used for more than mass-manufacturing — it can also be used to create art, art which goes beyond the visual world and into one of data. Artists who work with robots give us new ways to see these technologies as tools…

Championing Design Through STEM Girl Power

STEM Girl Power was on display at QUT in March when the QUT Design Lab again hosted a transdisciplinary campus workshop program for the final day of the annual STEM Girl Power Camp. The event coincided with World Science Festival (WSF) activities that took place in Brisbane. The 56 regional high-achieving Year 10 girls became designers…