Design4Health2020 proceedings published

Design4Health has published its biggest set of official proceedings yet. The Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Design4Health, Amsterdam, 2020 are now available in four volumes at www.design4health.org.uk. When the Design4Health2020 conference organising committee collectively chose ‘The Future is Now!’ as the theme for the 2020 conference we had not anticipated a future shaped by the emergence and ensuing […]

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Call for papers: Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Call for Papers D4H2020

The call for papers is now out and registration open for the 6th Design4Health conference, which takes place next July in Amsterdam. DesignLab at University of Twente, Waag | technology & society, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University are pleased to invite papers from researchers and practitioners for the sixth European Design4Health conference 2020, in Amsterdam, […]

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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design4Health, Sheffield, UK, 4th – 6th September 2018

Proceedings of Design4Health2018

The proceedings of the 5th Design4Health conference have been published online at Design4Health. The 90 individual peer reviewed papers were published online in September 2018 and have now been brought together in two online volumes, edited by Lab4Living staff Kirsty Christer, Claire Craig and Dan Wolstenholme. The papers were presented at the 5th international conference, which was hosted once more by Lab4Living and […]

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Save the Date! Design4Health2020 Amsterdam, 1-3 July 2020

Date announced for Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Lab4Living in collaboration with WAAG-CARE and the University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam NL are pleased to announce that the 6th European Design4Health conference will be held in Amsterdam from 1st to 3rd July 2020. Established in 2011, Design4Health is a conference that brings together designers and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users to discuss, disseminate and test their […]

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Call for papers: Design4Health 2018

Design4Health banner image - Call for papers. Courtesy of Kirsty Christer

Call for papers: Design4Health 2018 Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University is pleased to invite papers from researchers and practitioners for the fifth European Design4Health conference. Established in 2011, Design4Health is a conference that brings together designers and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods. Our events provide an opportunity […]

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Design4Health 2015

Design4Health 2015, #D4H2015 came to a close after running from the 13th-16th July. The event encompassed a conference, exhibition and 24 hour design4health challenge, Lego Serious Play, Open Space, a Yarn Lounge, Giant Operation. With headline sponsor Yorkshire and Humber AHSN – we created an environment focused on creative practices that enable healthcare innovation, that challenge people to think differently […]

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Design4Health – The 24-hour Design Challenge

24 hours is a long time to be working, especially on a tough subject and in a genuinely participatory setting. Still, for the three teams that made up the 24hr Design Challenge participants on the 13th and 14th of July this is exactly what they did. The Design Challenge ran across the first two days of the 2015 Design4Health conference, […]

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HSRN 2014 – Design4Health Space

In the Health Services Research Network (HSRN) Symposium 2013, Trish Greenhalgh suggested that new, more engaged research approaches “are strangled at birth in the name of rigour”.  She argued that the research establishment was hostile to the kind of health services research that might make a difference, providing insight into the complexities of the NHS (from Tara Lamonts’ blog http://taralamont.blogspot.co.uk/).   […]

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