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2nd Tutorial on Design Theory - Introduction to design theory for PhD students

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Venue: MINES ParisTech (Ecole des Mines), 60 boulevard Saint Michel, Paris 75006, FRANCE, France

3-day Tutorial - Introduction to design theory for PhD students (January 31st-February 2nd)

Target audience is scholars, especially PhD students, who are interested in research topics related to design theory. The objectives of the session are:
• To learn some of the foundational models used in design theory and research, their relationship and the historical context within which they were proposed,
• To develop skills in applying a variety of design methods in various situations for different purposes – including for research,
• To interact with and learn from specialist researchers in the field to develop and refine their own research questions and to build future collaboration opportunities.
Detailed program of the special session will be shortly available. Registration details are given below.

NEW: Grant of the chair of Design Theory and Methods for Innovation
The Chair of Design Theory and Methods for Innovation will announce a grant for a visiting period for PhD-student (from 12 weeks to 3 months) or Post-Student (from 3 months to 2 years). Applicants should have attended the Design Theory Tutorial.

Participation to the 3-day tutorial

a. To participate to the tutorial day, please send us a short summary of no more than two pages on your PhD project. We will accept the participation requests based on limited available capacity. Submission deadline is October 31, 2017

NOTE: Senior scholars are also warmly welcome – please send a short note of now more than two pages on your research program and the reasons for your interest in attending the tutorial.

For any question please contact : Stéphanie Brunet <stephanie.brunet@mines-paristech.fr>


Location
MINES ParisTech (Ecole des Mines), 60 boulevard Saint Michel, Paris 75006, FRANCE.

MINES ParisTech is located in the heart of the Latin quarter of Paris, near the Pantheon, Sorbonne University and the Luxembourg gardens. It is really easy to access our school as it’s 50 m from the Luxembourg subway Station (RER)

Scholarships for 3-day tutorial: The 3-day tutorial fee is 100€. Doctoral students and senior scholars accepted for the tutorial day and who are in need of funding can apply for a limited number of scholarships to cover accommodation costs. Number of scholarships is limited and will be allocated by the organizing committee. Please contact Stéphanie Brunet for further details.

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