Imagination Lancaster



“Future Design”

“Democratic Design”

“The Core of Design”

These were the buzz-words of this Design PhD Conference called “Imagination Lancaster”.

We just came back from a very nice trip to Lancaster, UK. Together with Northumbria University, Lancaster arranges a once a year conference for Design PhD students to get together and present their work. Highly recommended, we are thinking about the possibility of arranging something similar at our department.


About Brita Fladvad Nielsen

I'm a Postdoctoral researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. My focus is on Smart Energy Communities in urban settings as well as design of energy-devices for emergency settings and design for humanitarian markets, especially for refugee camps in rural areas of Africa. I blog about my research approach Design Thinking on and about humanitarian design at . I am also a mother of a child who is deaf, and I blog about her language development on
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