PhD course “Research on and into Practice”

On January 26 the Social Design Unit delivered a half-day PhD workshop at SDU for doctoral fellows doing research in which understanding “practices” in various contexts is central. Whether doing research on practice or to contribute to practice, researchers often face the need to go beyond traditional methodologies, roles, and forms of knowledge production. This workshop was designed to offer ideas, inspiration, and room for discussion and reflection on ways to do this. The PhD researchers made several material experiments and built up their projects in 3D models to get a firmer grip on how design research methods could help studying a wide variety of practices in patients’ recovery after brain injury, robot-based rehabilitation, group support of lonely young adults, child-centered co-design in the entertainment industry, construction management and sustainable tourism – wow!

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