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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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Leapfrog Librarians

Articleby Debbie Stubbs, Leon Cruickshank, Roger Whitham, Laura Wareing, Hayley Alter
Leapfrog Librarians

My first conference trip to Manchester Cilip 2017 with the Leapfrog team was an exciting start for future dissemination events. ...Read full article

New team tools co-designed with libraries

New team tools co-designed with libraries

Tool sharing with Cilip: The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals

The Leapfrog Team set off to Manchester Cilip 2017 to share tools and stories of collaboration, and the positive impact witnessed across Lancashire Libraries because of this work. Our...Read full update

Fully Funded PhD in Computational Design

Fully Funded PhD in Computational Design

This fully-funded PhD will investigate the future of Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) in response to emerging data-driven manufacturing processes that incorporate robotic fabrication, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence. 

Sophisticated data-driven design and manufacturing...Read full update

ImaginationLancaster is leading the Health and Wellbeing by Design Track at DRS 2018

ImaginationLancaster is leading the Health and Wellbeing by Design Track at DRS 2018

Emmanuel from ImaginationLancaster is the leading chair for the forthcoming DRS 2018 track on Health and Wellbeing by Design. The track invites papers in all relevant areas of health and wellbeing where design has had an impact and is contributing to. ...Read full update

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust Co-Design Workshop

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust Co-Design Workshop

Can Leapfrog co-design tools with the governors at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust to help them synthesize information and share it.

In late July, a group of governors from Lancashire Care Foundation Trust explored and documented their thoughts on how they engage with their members...Read full update

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 days 3 hours ago

RT @_makinghome: A short film about the workshop we ran at #CHI2017 in an AirBnB - https://t.co/TD4nqCfUdR - agency, precariaty and the int…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 4 days 9 hours ago

RT @_Design4Change: Interested in Health, Wellbeing & Design? Submit to our track @DRS2018 Deadline 6 Nov https://t.co/hoNjAR9619 @Imaginat

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 5 days 25 min ago

RT @LancasterUni: We're 3rd for #Art & #Design in the @thesundaytimes Good University Guide 2018! #loveLancaster @LICAatLancaster 🎉 https:/…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 12 hours ago

RT @HayleyAlter: Term time! It's so fun to hear & see students in the lab experimenting with cool materials and techniques @ImaginationLanc

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 2 days ago

RT @PETRASiot: Today we launch our content partnership with @IoTUKNews First piece by @RachelFDCooper https://t.co/TFVE7Q6GQt https://t.co/…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 1 week 2 days ago

RT @martyn_evans: #greatdebate #designmanchester @designmcr @McrSchArt @RachelFDCooper @kasperdegraaf @instruct @imagesco https://t.co/t0lE…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 12 hours ago

RT @ProfTriviality: Given the release of Blade Runner 2049 a reminder of our paper "How to Build a Voight-Kampff Machine' #designfiction ht…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 1 day ago

RT @DhruvSharma101: Cheeky plug, why not? Great #designfiction work from colleagues at @LancasterUni #BladeRunner2049 https://t.co/YBVuHUwd…

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 1 day ago

RT @ProfTriviality: Resurrected our minimal viable graphics game for #FunPalaces in Lancaster library today https://t.co/ktfS7J01TM

Tweet@ImaginationLanc, 2 weeks 2 days ago

RT @_DanRichards_: Sneak peak of my Deep Surface project @ImaginationLanc. #octanerender #processing #generative https://t.co/ukY8sZKso7

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