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SIG Workshops at ICED 17

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The first day of ICED17 (Monday, 21st of August) will feature Workshops run by the Design Society's Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These are a chance for you to meet specialists from a field, for example for in-depth discussions on a particular topic or to help set the future research agenda. They are also a great opportunity for networking and informal discussion! Please visit the ICED website http://iced17.org/sig-workshops/ for a brief overview of the aims of the workshops. Please note that some workshop chairs have asked interested participants to email to express their interest. Contact details are available in the workshop overview, but whether you are able to email or not, please come along!...

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Voting for Design Society Board of Management Elections is now open

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Voting for the Board of Management Elections is now open. To vote, please visit: https://designsociety.simplyvoting.com/. You will need to have your Design Society website username and password to enter the voting system. Please use your DS website username as Elector ID, and your DS password as the elector password. Please follow the links below to view the candidates' CVs. 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...

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DS Fellow Armand Hatchuel made Knight of the Legion of Honor

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Professor Armand Hatchuel, Fellow of the Design Society, was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur on 3 July 2017. The Légion d'Honneur is France’s highest order of merit for military and civil merits, established 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte. Professor Hatchuel receives the award in recognition of his contribution to the understanding of innovative design processes and to management sciences. http://www.i-3.fr/en/evenement/armand-hatchuel-chevalier-de-la-legion-dhonneur/...

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NordDesign 2018, Linköping, Sweden on 14th-17th August 2018

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Monday, 14 August 2017 - Thursday, 17 August 2017, Linköping University, SE Welcome to NordDesign 2018. We are pleased to announce that NordDesign 2018 will be hosted in Linköping, Sweden on 14th-17th August 2018. The conference will take place at Linköping University and is organized by the Division of Machine Design at the Department of Management and Engineering. Norddesign is a bi-annual Nordic conference, covering design, design engineering and design education in its full width. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, aesthetics, emotions, ergonomics, sustainability, and business. Norddesign is known for its friendly and informal atmosphere. The main theme of the 2018 conference is ‘design in the era of digitalization’, which...

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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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