As part of the MA/MSc Design Innovation programme, Professor aladin aladin will be delivering a lecture at Loughborough University London to discuss the role of empathy in design research, and will explore how to incorporate the heart and mind in the research process. In advance of the lecture and workshops taking place at 10am on Monday […]
Category archive: Design Innovation
Last month some of our students attended a Hackathon in central London. One of our students, Zamira, tells us about the event.
A Loughborough University London project, which challenges students to help solve real problems set by a wide variety of organisations, was celebrated at an event last week. On Thursday (1 March), staff, students and company partners heard the outcomes and achievements of the latest Collaborative Project module ahead of its completion this spring. The Master’s initiative, which […]
Jin, our recent Design Innovation Management MSc graduate takes another look back at her time at Loughborough University London – this time to tell you about her student experience!
Recent graduate, Jin, shares her thoughts about her time studying Design Innovation Management MSc at Loughborough University London’s Institute for Design Innovation.
Back in March, our campus opened its doors for an event designed to enlighten and explore the ways businesses and organisations can get involved with Loughborough University’s London journey; whether that be through partnerships, the Collaborative Project module, dissertations etc.
Anak Na Bangxang, a Sport Business and Innovation student documents his Collaborative Project group visit to their project partner, West Ham United Foundation, at their office in London. Anak’s team were tasked with the brief: What value does West Ham United Foundation provide to West Ham United Football Club? and they visited the organisation to learn more […]
Though students have now completed their Collaborative Project module, we have lots still to tell you about it! Yi Jin, a Design Innovation Management student documents her group’s visit to the North Highland office in London. Many of the students visited their project partners in November to get a better feel for the company and […]
What is an MRes? An MRes is a Master of Research degree. An MRes places emphasis on the individual to uncover new knowledge and develop their own research expertise whereas a traditional taught master’s degree programme focuses on the development of expertise in a chosen area. An MRes explores the research processes, and uncover the […]
This term, Collaborative Project Group 6 enjoyed the visit of LSE Emeritus Professor aladin aladin. He introduced students to an interestingly unusual approach to market and customer research for business and innovation: a combination of critical ethnographical observation and neuroplasticity (brain science). Students had the chance to experience a ‘contextual immersion’ through a guided exploration […]
This time last week our students were busy creating prototypes for their Collaborative Projects. The students had a schedule combining lectures, seminars, and group work in order to create a model to show to the project partners, module leaders, students and various others who will attend the Collaborative Project Trade Fair on December 13th. Within […]
Felicity, studying Sports Digital and Media Technologies, a student ambassador for Loughborough University London and a Loughborough Alumni has shared her experiences of the Collaborative Project Partner visits that took place at the start of November. Flic’s organisation partner is Flamingo Group and they have visited Loughborough University London on multiple occasions.
Last week most of our Collaborative Project students paid visits to their Collaborative Project Partner’s offices or headquarters to get a real feel for what the businesses and organisations were all about. Owen, a student who visited West Ham United Foundation’s premises has told us about his experience visiting West Ham United Foundation.
Vice-Chancellor Robert Allison shares his thoughts on Loughborough University rising to 6th in the Times Higher Education’s Table of Tables. “The Times Higher Education magazine recently published its annual ‘Table of Tables’, which ranks the UK’s top universities based on the combined results of the three main domestic league tables – the Times and Sunday Times […]
Collaborative Project Site Visits Today, many of our Collaborative Project students are visiting their project partners at their offices. Visits are being made to Blaze, North Highland, Crate Brewery, Digital Skills Solutions, Department for International Trade hosted at China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), HeyBigMan!, Foster & Partners, Two Circles, Active Newham. Our students have also had […]
Design Student, Vicci Fu shares her experience of Three UK’s Reimagined Learning programme and how it has supported her development, both personally and professionally.
Our students and employers are invited to attend a creative and cultural industries networking event on Wednesday 11th May from 4:30pm-8:00pm at Loughborough University London.
Our students are invited to attend the guest lecture ‘Design Insights from NorthHighland Worldwide Consultancy’ by Paul Hutchinson on Friday 29th April.
Our students are invited to attend the guest lecture ‘Wellbeing by Design’ by Kathryn Best on Friday 29th April.
Guest Lecture, Fri 22nd April: Design for social innovation, service design and the experiences of the DESIS Lab in Rio de Janeiro
Our students are invited to attend the guest lecture ‘Design for social innovation, service design and the experiences of the DESIS Lab in Rio de Janeiro’ on Friday 22nd April.
Our students are invited to attend the guest lecture ‘Meaning Making, Awareness and Authenticity’ on Monday 25th April.
Students and aspiring designers are invited to participate in the final round of presentations for the Citizens UK collaborative social innovation project.
Organised by our staff and student volunteers, last month we hosted the inaugural Lufbra Service Jam London. The jam was sponsored by Deloitte Digital UK and formed part of a Global Service Jam that takes place in over 100 locations worldwide.
Our students are invited to attend a guest lecture by Jonathan Chippendale, CEO of Holition, on Monday 7th March.
Our students are invited to attend a guest lecture by Kaajal Modi about design and ‘maker’ culture, on Friday 11th March.
6 places are available for our students to attend a guest lecture on Thursday 10th March by Arthur Chan on Design Thinking.
6 places are available for our students to attend a guest lecture on Tuesday 8th March by Ian Thompson, a Lead Designer at Kohler Company.
15 places are available for our students to attend a guest lecture by Dr Nusa Fain on Wednesday 2nd March, looking at the importance of sustaining the voice of the customer (VOC) throughout the product development process.
Guest Lecture, Tues 1st March: Objects of Desire – Product Design as a Mechanism for Social Legitimation
Our students are invited to attend a guest lecture by Dr. Sarah JS Wilner on Tuesday 1st March, focused on the role of production and representation in design.
10 places are available for Loughborough University London students to attend a guest lecture by Anne-Marie on Wednesday 24th February.
15 places are available for Loughborough University London students to attend a guest lecture by Aysar Ghassan on Tuesday 23rd Feburary.
15 places are available for Loughborough University London students to attend a design workshop on Monday 8th February by Daniel Kraszewski, a Loughborough University Design School PhD student.
A city with numerous creative opportunities, design is one of the most popular subjects for students in London. The capital is truly alive with inspiration and top talent.
Susanna Kelly Engbers will be delivering a presentation on Wednesday 18th November at Loughborough University London on the topic: Constructing Identity in Rhetoric and Design.
Alex and Michelle from North Highland Worldwide Consulting ran an interactive workshop with our students, sharing their way of doing customer experience research.
Caroline Norman will be delivering a presentation on Monday 19th October at Loughborough University London on the topic: why doesn’t my client understand design?