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An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University
We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions.
We work with a variety of organisations to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation.
We offer Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD study opportunities. All our staff are active researchers with extensive expertise in teaching.

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Working With Young People: Universal Challenges?

Working With Young People: Universal Challenges?

There seems to be an emerging case that some challenges of engaging with young people are universal, across all types of engagement, from one-to-one working up to national policy. As unlikely as this seems our tentative analysis of our first activity exploring public sector engagement with young...Read full update

Schools and education chiefs need to up their game...

Schools and education chiefs need to up their game...

...published by leading magazine in education technology!

The article published in Education Technology draws from research conducted on the use of games in education by studying all relevant published research work. ...Read full update

Fostering Creativity with the Schools, Families and Young People Team at the V&A

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Fostering Creativity with the Schools, Families and Young People Team at the V&A

The IDEAS for Impact project has produced a magazine style report on the workshop the project ran for the Schools, Families and Young People team at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  The workshop helped the team reflect on their professional roles and think about ways they could be...More information

Tracking Inspiration at the V&A

Tracking Inspiration at the V&A

Following the 'Fostering Creativity' workshop for the V&A Museum, IDEAS for Impact has produced a tool for tracking the team's inspiration.

At the end of February, the IDEAS for Impact team ran a workshop for the Schools, Families and Young People team at the Victoria and Albert Museum in...Read full update

We are Recruiting: Collaborative Web App Developer

We are Recruiting: Collaborative Web App Developer

ImaginationLancaster is seeking a talented programmer to develop collaborative digital tools

Over the past half decade ImaginationLancaster has developed and deployed a range of digital tools for collocated collaborative activities. Mixing interaction design, visualisation and facilitation,...Read full update

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RT @FictionWare: Our FictionWare internet of things product sheet for workshops is available here http://t.co/J4ZyrelU1g #iot

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RT @participatory: The haves and the have nots: is #CivicTech impacting the people who need it most? http://t.co/oPAymMoanW #OpenGov

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That's two roles going at Imagination - web developer https://t.co/dvmsvsnxtj and PA to the bosses: https://t.co/YG9xjeoEqu

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RT @ideas_team: We are hiring! We're looking for a Collaborative Web App Developer. Interested? http://t.co/c8BNJoXdv5

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RT @RachelFDCooper: I am looking for someone to work with me and the team to 'keep Imagination Brilliant' @ImaginationLanc http://t.co/LUES…

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RT @sarah_teasley: @sarah_teasley: Excited for day one of the #ProtoPublics Sprint Workshop at @ImaginationLanc, with @lixindex @guyjulier

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RT @MyCommunity21: Mapping human assets in #social design #protopublics @MyCommunity21 @ImaginationLanc @artsbrighton http://t.co/2cL14hOSSo

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RT @danlockton: On my way to Lancaster @imaginationlanc for @ahrcpress Protopublics workshop w/ @lixindex @guyjulier @LeahJArmstrong http:/…

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RT @annegalloway: What is the purpose of universities that no longer ask "what is a life worth living?" http://t.co/o264TSGrWD

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