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LCM 2017 - Life Cycle Management conference

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LCM 2017 - Life Cycle Management conference Sunday, 3 September 2017 - Wednesday, 6 September 2017, Luxembourg, LU The Life Cycle Management conference series is one of the world’s leading forums for environmental, economic and social sustainability. The focus is on practical solutions for the implementation of life cycle approaches into strategic and operational decision-making, whether in science, industry, NGOs or public bodies. Demonstrations of LCM whether at the stage of methodology development, tools and methods experimentation,...

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Call for papers: A special issue of Research in Engineering Design on the topic of Design and Development Processes

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Full manuscript submissions are due 01 September 2017. Summary of the topic and scope: Understanding and supporting the design and development process is critical to creating good designs and bringing them to market or deploying them successfully. However, design and development processes can be difficult to execute and manage. They are becoming more complex and more distributed, and increasingly transcend disciplinary boundaries such that products or systems, services, manufacturing and maintenance processes are designed together. To address this complexity there is a need for greater understanding of design and development processes, as well as for practical approaches, tools and methods to support design and its management....

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Job Posting - Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Engineering Design and Innovation

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The University of Bath are advertising for a new lecturer in Engineering Design and Innovation to support a new studio-based MEng programme in Integrated Design Engineering. Mechanical Engineering Salary: Starting from £38,511, rising to £45,954 Closing Date: Friday 14 July 2017 Interview Date: To be confirmed The Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic lecturer in design, innovation and management. The candidate’s research record should be in area of mechanical engineering or technology development, and could be supplemented with some experience in industry or entrepreneurship. There are eight research centres within the Department broadly covering the activities of staff...

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ICED 17 Young Member Event (YME)

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The young member event (YME) at ICED will continue to provide young members a venue to present research ideas and their vision of The Future of Design. The event is focusing on meeting other young professionals in design research, practice, and entrepreneurship and have the opportunity to discuss grand design challenges that humans face. The topic for this year is D­esign in 2030 – The Future of Design The format at the YME is a high paced event with short TED-talk style presentations. The event will also create the opportunity to network, collaborate and together create a vision for the future. This year the YME has partnered with Design Science Journal (DSJ). So that selected will be invited to submit a short text along with a...

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What Design Can Do launches global Climate Action Challenge

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Challenge calls on creative community to submit game changing ideas to help people adapt to climate change. http://www.whatdesigncando.com/challenge-2017/climate-action/ What Design Can Do, the IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation proudly announce the launch of the Climate Action Challenge. This new global design competition calls on designers and creative thinkers to submit practical and inspirational solutions to fight climate change and help people cope with its effects. It focuses on the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities, who will suffer the most from the changing climate. Adapting to climate change So far, most climate action has focused on reducing carbon emissions to try and limit global warming. But as natural...

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Job posting: A PhD candidate in Design toward Circular Economy at Linköping University (Sweden)

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In a resource-constrained world the need for a transition from linear to circular economy is urgent. Mistra REES - Resource-Efficient and Effective Solutions based on circular economy thinking - is a 4-year research program that addresses design of products, services, businesses models and policy for resource efficiency. The program brings together leading Swedish universities, large and small companies and societal actors to advance the transition of Swedish manufacturing industry towards a circular economy. One of the projects in Mistra REES addresses design. The project will hire one PhD candidate in Engineering Design toward Circular Economy at Linköping University (Sweden). To know more and apply for the position, visit: http://liu.se/jobba/lediga-jobb?l=en&&rmpage=job&rmjob=5764&rmlang=UK...

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2017-Summer-School-ESD-Research-Methods, Clemson University, 15th - 26th May 2017

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Monday, 15 May 2017 - Friday, 26 May 2017, Clemson University, US https://cecas.clemson.edu/cedar/sample-page/2017-summer-school-esd-research-methods/ CEDAR, with the support (pending) of the National Science Foundation, will be hosting a two week Summer School that will introduce graduate students to three research methods of case study, protocol analysis, and designer experiments. This summer school is developed in direct response to needs expressed through the Design Society’s North American Committee and through NSF sponsored Design Circle Workshops of 2015 @ Clemson University and 2017 @ Georgia Tech. Through NSF support, scholarships will be made available to 15 students to cover travel, housing, and program costs. Students can...

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Two Open PhD Positions at the Technical University of Denmark

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There are two open PhD positions in the Engineering Systems Division at the Technical University of Denmark. The two PhD students will complement three ongoing PhD projects, and are part of a larger DTU-NTNU collaboration on advanced risk management practices in the context of complex socio-technical systems. The projects cover design, management as well as technical aspects. ·         PhD scholarship in Robust Decision Making for the Management of Large Engineering Projects http://www.dtu.dk/english/career/job?id=b18430d8-e8aa-4f87-9913-e06f0f365caf ·         PhD scholarship in Safety and Security Risks for Cyber-Physical Systems http://www.dtu.dk/english/career/job?id=76174603-bf92-45f1-acc8-562177d6d7d6 Application deadline is...

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9th CIRP IPSS Conference - 19th - 21st June, DTU, Denmark

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Monday, 19 June 2017 - Wednesday, 21 June 2017, DTU, DK The 9th CIRP IPSS Conference will take place at DTU in Denmark from 19th - 21st June 2017. The theme of the conference is 'Circular Perspectives on PSS'. This conference is run in collaboration with the Design Society. http://www.conferencemanager.dk/ipss2017/about-the-conference.html...

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Design Society Board of Management and Advisory Board Elections

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This summer the Design Society will run elections for the Board of Management (BM) and the Advisory Board (AB). The elections will run electronically over the following dates: BM election: 10th July - 31st July AB election: 2nd August - 23rd August 11am PDT The results of the election will be ratified at the Design Society General Meeting which will take place on Wednesday 23rd August at ICED 17 in Vancouver, Canada. The slate for the Board of Management has been confirmed. There are 3 open spaces on the BM this year. Georges Fadel will be seeking to be re-elected to the BM for a second term. The following new candidates will be seeking election to the BM: Gaetano Cascini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) Claudia Eckert...

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