Designing with data

Data driven innovation is transforming society and the economy. In the Centre for Design Informatics, we design systems for better human data interaction, in diverse settings such as health, culture, mobility and finance. We explore design from, with, and by data: the central concern is the design of flows of data which sustain and enhance human values. Relevant technologies range from the internet of things, through blockchains, to robotics, speech recognition, data visualisation, interaction design, and social computing.

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Highlights

The Latent Image: The 5th International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture

The Latent Image: The 5th International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture

Research seminar: Design and the invisible: material conceits as design activism

After Money: symposium and workshops

Understanding Anonymous and the New Geographies of Online Power

Interviews

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Masters students from our 2013/2014 programme talk through their work in Design Informatics alongside course directors Chris Speed, Jon Oberlander and Design with Data course leader Duncan Shingleton.
 
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Master students talk about work produced as part of the Design with Data course where they used the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh as their case study.
 
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Every project, student or staff, has to address practical challenges ranging over the ways we work, care and play. To do this, we are building up a community of interest of academics, commercial and public sector organisations.