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Workshop on User-Centred Design in Developing World Contexts

10th January 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

In January 2018, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Global Challenges SRI, the Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability and Smart Villages, the Centre for Global Equality is facilitating three events on co-creating innovative solutions to global challenges.

  1. Technology for Development Graduate Sandpit
  2. Workshop on User-Centred Design in Developing World Contexts
  3. Masterclass in Design Methods for Global Challenges

Workshop on User-Centred Design in Developing World Contexts – Wednesday 10 January 2018

This workshop will introduce the principles of user-centred design and explore the specific challenges and opportunities that commonly arise when using this approach to co-create innovative responses to global challenges.

The workshop is open to post-graduates and early career researchers, from different research backgrounds, interested in user-centred design for the benefit of the bottom half of the world’s population.

To apply,please send

  • a 2 page CV, and
  • a letter of motivation explaining why you would like to attend and how you hope to apply what you learn

to  sophie.mower@centreforglobalequality.org. If you have any queries, they can also be sent to Sophie.

The application deadline is Friday 15 December 2017, and we will let you know whether your application has been successful by Friday 22 December.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

 

Details

Date:
10th January 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://centreforglobalequality.org/

Organiser

Centre for Global Equality
Phone:
+44 (0)1223 351713
Email:
info@centreforglobalequality.org
Website:
https://centreforglobalequality.org

Venue

The Maxwell Centre
Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory
Cambridge, CB3 0HE United Kingdom
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