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'Seeing with sound' Lancaster University's VC's Prize for Participatory Research

In December 2021 we were awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Participatory Research for a project exploring audio-only games with blind and partially sighted gamers.

Fixing the Future: The Right to Repair + Equal-IoT

New £1.2m project engaging with technology and the right to repair

MozFest and the Ethical Dilemma Cafe

We had several projects at Mozilla's Ethical Dilemma Cafe in Manchester this year.

Work, Talk, or Play... Presentation at CHI

Workshop paper and talk exploring what embodiment means for humans participating in shared virtual spaces

Trust me? I'm an autonomous machine

Pump-Priming project in association with the EPSRC Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub

The Ultimate Measure of Success for Speculative Design (or Design Research, period) is to Disappear Completely

In this article we argue that once we don't have to explain the value of Design Research approaches like Speclative Design, then the project will have succeeded

Design Research and Ambiguity

A paper published at the European Academy of Design Conference based on interviews with several leading design researchers that argues the field is inherently ambiguous