The 10th Biennial International Design and Technology Teacher’s Association Research Conference (DATTArc), previously known as TERC (Technology Education Research Conference) was hosted by Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, 5th to 8th December 2018.
This project was part of the South Australian Department for Correctional Services’ (DCS) exploration of policy options for transforming its current prisoner art activities and a selection of existing prison industry activity into a comprehensive creative industries program for prisoners.
Design thinking does not represent a wholesale or superior replacement for mainstream policy design theory. The case is made in this article that instead, it is a complementary approach that accurately picks up on well‐documented deficiencies in traditional design approaches.
We wanted to rethink how our library supported open access, so we attempted to ask ourselves and our staff why they supported “open” and how they defined “open”. By unpacking our institutional and individual understandings of “open” using design thinking principles, we were able to...
This chapter in "The Handbook of Service Innovation" discusses design integration programs which aim to increase the competitiveness of business through the application of design services and design thinking within the business model.
This report describes an investigation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to establish greater understanding of the extent of design theory and practice within the context of health. Led by researchers from Lab4Living, based within the Art & Design Research Centre at...
Design4Health is an international conference that brings together designers, health professionals and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users from across the world to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods in the ever-changing nexus between design and health.
The Policy Project collaborated with the Government Economics Network (GEN) committee to facilitate workshops following the 2016 GEN conference on ‘People and Policy – how to make better and smarter policies through behavioural insights, design thinking and better use of data’. This document records: