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Article publications


The interview study of customers and enterprises in the humanitarian market has been accepted for publication in “International Journal of Learning and Change”: http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijlc Also, the article “Key challenges for Product Design for Humanitarian Markets” will be presented at the … Continue reading

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Drafting a paper for the GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE 2013 in Sillicon Valley


Together with Ana Laura R. Santos at TU Delft, I am working on a paper for the GHTC conference. The paper looks at the challenges of offering sustainable product innovation in humanitarian markets, and what can be done to improve … Continue reading

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Participate! Questioning the link between participation and empowerment in design for development


ABSTRACT Participatory design methods are embraced by most design professionals, teachers in “the field” and academics working with design that aims for empowerment and poverty alleviation. That participatory methods lead to empowerment amongst the poor, marginalized participants and communities is … Continue reading

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Keys to performance in humanitarian design – first conference paper submitted!


My first conference paper has been submitted, to the International Social Innovation Research Conference at London South Bank University and the Nordcode Conference at Roskilde University. Please contact me if you would like me to e-mail you the full-lenght version: … Continue reading

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