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Design for Life Exhibition at Brantwood, Cumbria

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A new exhibition entitled 'DESIGN FOR LIFE' will take place at Brantwood, John Ruskin’s former home in the English Lake District April – June 2016. There will be a Public Forum event on May 14th at Brantwood, 1:30-3:15pm: If you are interested in this exhibition please visit the website http://www.designforlife.website/...

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Summer school "Ecodesign of complex systems"

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Summer school "Ecodesign of complex systems" Monday, 30 May 2016 - Friday, 3 June 2016, Paris (Chatenay-Malabry), FR This summer school is funded by EcoSD, and also supported by the Design Society. It is hosted by CentraleSupélec and co-organized by CentraleSupélec, Supméca and AgroParisTech, three French “Grandes Ecoles”. It is validated by the doctoral school “Interfaces” of Université Paris-Saclay. IT IS FREE up to 5 doctorates of the Design Society. MORE INFORMATION Please visit our webpage to get more information on this training...

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18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, E&PDE 2016, Aalborg University, Denmark

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18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, E&PDE 2016, Aalborg University, Denmark Thursday, 8 September 2016 - Friday, 9 September 2016, Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology of Aalborg University, Denmark, DK Design Education: Collaboration and Cross-disciplinarity The 18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education will be hosted by the Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology of Aalborg University, Denmark. The conference is organised in partnership with the Design Education Special Interests group (DESIG)...

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Job Posting - Research Assistant/Associate in Creativity and Fixation in Engineering Design (qualitative methods), Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

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Please follow the link below for further information. http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/9960/ An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Assistant/Associate to investigate creativity and fixation in Engineering Design. The role involves studying how designers can become blocked by the presence of particular ideas and how they overcome those blocks to move forward. This connects with previous work on creativity and 'fixation' (also related to mental set, satisfaction of search, entrenchment, paradigm blindness and other forms of cognitive bias). To date, the study of fixation has primarily adopted an experimental approach, but there are many important questions to ask about the phenomena that are better suited to qualitative enquiry. In...

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Job Postings: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Stockholm, Sweden

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Four academic positions at KTH, Sweden KTH is developing a brand new research and education department in the subject area of Sustainable production. Four faculty positions are now open for application: 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors and 1 Assistant professor: The Leif Östling Professorship in Industrial Production Management, Associate Professor in Production Systems Technology, Associate Professor in Sustainable Production and Assistant Professor in Operative Industrial Production Control. More information regarding the research areas and to find the detailed job postings, please follow the link below: www.kth.se/en/sustainableindustry Application Deadline: 27th March 2016...

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 18TH INTERNATIONAL DSM CONFERENCE 2016, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 29-31 AUGUST, 2016 SUSTAINABILITY IN MODERN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Monday, 29 August 2016 - Wednesday, 31 August 2016, Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo,, BR CALL FOR PAPERS: 18TH INTERNATIONAL DSM CONFERENCE 2016, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 29-31 AUGUST, 2016 SUSTAINABILITY IN MODERN PROJECT MANAGEMENT Dependency and Structure Modelling (DSM) techniques support the management of complexity by focusing attention on the elements of a complex system and how they relate to each other. DSM-based techniques have proven to be very valuable in understanding, designing, and optimizing complex system architectures such as those of products, organizations, and processes. The International DSM Conference provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, and developers of DSM-related tools to exchange experiences,...

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18th Summer School on Engineering Design Research (ssedr’16), June 27th - July 3rd, Samobor, Zagreb, Croatia and 24th July - 30th July, Birkerød, Denmark

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18th Summer School on Engineering Design Research (ssedr’16), June 27th - July 3rd, Samobor, Zagreb, Croatia and 24th July - 30th July, Birkerød, Denmark Monday, 27 June 2016 - Sunday, 3 July 2016, Hotel Lavica, Samobor, Croatia, HR The 18th Summer School on Engineering Design Research (ssedr’16) takes place from June 27th – July 3rd, 2016, at Hotel Lavica, Samobor (near Zagreb), Croatia (please note: this is Mon-Sun!) and July 24th – July 30th, 2016, at Magleås Kursuscenter, Birkerød (north of Copenhagen), Denmark (as usual: Sun-Sat). Organisers are Prof. Mogens Myrup Andreasen (Technical University of Denmark), Prof. Lucienne Blessing (Singapore...

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Design Society 'Rigi' meeting

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 - Friday, 18 March 2016, University of Erlangen, Nuremberg, DE Every year the Board of Management, Advisory Board and SIG and Chapter Leaders of the Design Society meet to discuss the development and administration of the Society and, in a day of scientific discussions, to explore important issues in design research. The meeting is called the Rigi meeting after the location in Switzerland where the Society was founded in 2001. This year the meeting will be held on 16-18 March at the University of Erlangen- Nuernberg....

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A new design book - Design. History, Theory and Practice of Product Design

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Design. History, Theory and Practice of Product Design For students of design, professional product designers, and anyone interested in design equally indispensable: the fully revised and updated edition of the reference work on product design. The book traces the history of product design and its current developments, and presents the most important principles of design theory and methodology. 2nd edition, Basel/Switzerland 2015, ISBN 978-3-0365-0403-...

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