The PhD by Design conference that took place at Goldsmiths in November 2014 raised many interesting questions that deserved a follow-up, so the team behind the Goldsmiths event is now organising a satellite session at Leeds College of Art, on May 14th:
“Through this study day, we want to make space for tentative yet innovative ideas rather than gathering around polished knowledge and methods of dissemination. Everyone attending will also be presenting and contribute to create a supportive environment for discussion and exploration.
Some of the questions we aim to tackle are:
• Who is the audience for practice-based design research? And how can we reach it?
• What ways of disseminating reflect the inventive ways in which practice-based research is done?
• How to write up research with non-academic collaborators?
• How to push the boundaries of what counts as research and valuable dissemination?
• How to mediate that which is not linguistic in practice-based research?
As an outcome of the day, all the participants will contribute to creating an instant journal. So that at the end of the day, everyone goes home with a record of the knowledge, ideas and proposals generated during the workshop day.”
If you want to participate in the event with a presentation, the application deadline is 16 April 2015. More information can be found on the PhD by Design website.