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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

3rd European Conference on Design 4 Health July 2015 UK

Design4Health2015 will be held at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK from
Monday 13th to Thursday 16th July 2015.

Deadline for abstracts - Mon 5 Jan 2015

Design 4 Health 2015 provides an opportunity to reflect on how the disciplines of design and health might develop new ways of thinking and working, and how we might impact positively and sustainably on the social, economic and cultural factors within our communities and beyond.  We invite papers from researchers and practitioners across the areas of design and health in order to develop new dialogues and offer different perspectives.

The Call for Papers with full details of the conference themes is attached but they are summarised briefly here:

Design4Health2015: Synergies of Practice

key themes
Design encompasses a wide range of methodologies of practice and of research. Papers exploring the synergies of design and health methods are encouraged.

Design has strengths around envisaging both problems and solutions to help all stakeholders explore the world of health in new and exciting ways. Papers exploring innovative methods and case studies are encouraged.

The disciplines of design and health have different ways of both doing and defining ‘measurement’. Papers exploring the differences and opportunities around this area are encouraged.

areas of interest

  • Participatory approaches to design and research
  • Transdisciplinary working
  • Opportunities and barriers to innovation
  • Current and future landscapes in design4health
submission formats
This year, we are introducing some new elements to the conference and invite submissions in the following forms:
  • Abstract submissions: abstracts that address the conference themes, followed by short full papers before the conference
  • Poster proposals:  visually engaging poster describing research that address the conference themes
  • Exhibition proposals: creative responses to healthcare issues from across the art and design disciplines.
conference deadlines
Online submission opens: Mon 3 Nov 2014
Paper abstract deadline: Mon 5 Jan 2015 23:59 (GMT)
Submissions accepted: w/c 26 Jan 2015
Poster & exhibition proposal deadline: Fri 20 Feb 2015 23:59 (GMT)
Full paper deadline: Sun 8 Mar 23:59 (GMT)
Delegate registration opens: Mon 13 April 2015
Delegate registration closes: Mon 22 June 2015
Conference opens: Mon 13 July 2015

Online submission opens on 3 November 2014 at:

For announcements and news about D4H2013 [proceedings], please sign up to our email list at www.jiscmail.ac.uk/DESIGN4HEALTH or visit www.design4health.org.uk

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Kind regards
Kirsty Christer
Conference Organiser

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