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Improving research use in the third sector: project report

Improving research use in the third sector

This project report details the process and findings of a project to improve research use in the third sector undertaken between July 2011 - July 2012, funded by the ESRC (RES-173-27-0231).The project involved undertaking an audit of research use prior to the project, undertaking a range of activities aimed at improving research use across the organisation and evaluating the impact of these different activities.

Enabled by Design

Iriss Forum, Designs for the future 2011

Denise Stephens

Denise Stephens is co-founder and CEO of Enabled by Design, which is a community of people who are passionate about Design for All.

Enabled by Design believe that good design can support people to live as independently as possible, by helping to make everyday living that little bit easier.

Designing the practice of design

Iriss Forum, Designs for the future 2011

Joe Heapy

Joe Heapy (Director of Engine) leads the work with the public sector at Engine Service Design. He collaborated with Demos to research and publish 'The Journey to the Interface', setting out the role of user-centred approaches to service design in the public sector.

Iriss Forum 2011: Angela Constance

Iriss Forum, Designs for the future 2011

Angela Constance

Minister for Children and Young People, Angela Constance MSP introduced 2011 Iriss Forum held in Glasgow on 6th December 2011. She has been the Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Livingston Constituency since May 2007, prior to which she worked as a social worker and mental health officer and was a local councillor in Livingston.

bespoken

bespoken is a social media website dedicated to building a community that aims to include disabled people in the design of everyday household products from their own homes, and where they can share ideas and tips on how to overcome everyday challenges that are faced with appliances and technology.

How to best secure continuous innovation - David Gurteen

Composing the Future, Innovation by Design

The Iriss Masterclass series 2009-10 Composing the Future, Innovation by Design saw leading speakers on innovation presenting and leading discussions on a variety topics. The speakers were also interviewed to document their take on innovation. In this video, David Gurteen discusses how to best secure continuous innovation.

Best circumstances for thriving innovation - David Gurteen

Composing the Future, Innovation by Design

The Iriss Masterclass series 2009-10 Composing the Future, Innovation by Design saw leading speakers on innovation presenting and leading discussions on a variety topics. The speakers were also interviewed to document their take on innovation. In this video, David Gurteen discusses the best circumstances for thriving innovation.