The Accessibility Conference, University of Guelph, May 29 and 30, 2012

Posted by on Apr 27, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

CONFERENCE MISSION To raise awareness (and encourage action) among educators, IT managers and providers, web managers and content providers, course designers, and individuals who create and disseminate information regarding: Accessibility issues related to the use of information in a range of formats and settings Standards, tools and strategies for identifying and correcting information accessibility barriers […]

Prémio Maria Cândida da Cunha 2011 – candidaturas abertas

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

Prémio Maria Cândida da Cunha – um estímulo para a investigação sobre os fenómenos da deficiência e da reabilitação no domínio das ciências sociais e humanas De 1 de Março a 15 de Setembro de 2011 decorre o período de candidaturas ao Prémio Maria Cândida da Cunha – 2011. O Prémio tem por objectivo estimular e mobilizar os […]

Researching ‘Super Bed Wards’

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

  A pilot project at Herlev Hospital, Denmark, seeks to determine the best design of the in-patient hospital ward of the future. The specific occasion is a large upcoming expansion of the hospital and, in a larger perspective, the construction of new super hospitals all over Denmark. The project, which involves the use of a new observation […]

CRAFTING THE FUTURE

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

Crafting the future The theme of the conference is designer´s practice knowledge. How can the specific knowledge of designers be brought forward, articulated, made visible and be understood and used in contexts like innovation, business development and social change? Invitation text Design is a central field for practice and research in visioning and crafting the […]

The Hospital Foodie

Posted by on Apr 16, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

hospitalfoodie is a total food and nutrition management system which aims to raise the profile of hospital food and thereby improve nutrition. Watch the film to see hospitalfoodie in action. http://www.hospitalfoodie.com/    

Lisboa 21 a 23 Junho 2012

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

A 2ª Edição do 24Hour Inclusive Design Challenge em Portugal, decorrerá nos dias 21, 22 e 23 de Junho em Lisboa. O Workshop Inclusive Design Challenge é um modelo que Julia Cassim tem vindo a fomentar um pouco por todo o mundo e que foi realizado a primeira vez em Portugal em Vila Nova de […]

“O Mercado” Porto Miragaia e Viana do Castelo

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in NEWS | No Comments

Na celebração do Dia dos Centro Históricos, o Mercado desloca-se até à zona de Miragaia, para realizar a sua terceira edição. Sábado 31 de Março, das 11h às 20h, na Rua de Miragaia e no Largo da Alfândega,  o mercado de todos os mercados reúne os vendedores do Flea Market, Mercado de Novos Criadores, Mercado […]