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.
This case study describes changes to the interior design of a purpose built children's home in Argyll and Bute, which has been used as a children's home since May 2001. The home contains six bedrooms to accommodate the children and young people.
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.
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.
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 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.
Part of the Iriss Masterclass series, Euan Semple - talks about embedding social media in the workplace. Glasgow, 15 January, 2010.
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.
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.