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Beautiful nerds: growing a rigorous design research dialogue in the Irish context

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dc.contributor.author de Eyto, Adam
dc.contributor.author Maher, Carmel
dc.contributor.author Hadfield, Mark
dc.contributor.author Hutchings, Maggie
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-05T13:08:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-05T13:08:43Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5101
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract    Ireland is a country with a small and emergent design research community. Relative to other countries, the practice of design itself in Ireland is a recent development with the first formal design courses materialising in the mid-1970s. Without historical legacy and sustained coordinated support from design specific state development agencies, the progress of this nascent Irish design sector has been fragmented and unfocused. Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) a yearlong government backed initiative sought to address this lack of coherence in tandem with increasing the visibility and profile of Irish design. This article reflects on the historical context Irish design research and practice sits within and explores the early success of the ITERATIONS Design Research and Practice review as one of a series of initiatives launched as part of ID2015. It makes the case for robust dialogue and advocacy in addressing the needs of an emergent community of practice  en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Design Research Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartof 2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference en
dc.relation.uri http://www.designresearchsociety.org/
dc.subject Irish design en_US
dc.subject design research en_US
dc.subject design practice en_US
dc.subject practice review en_US
dc.title Beautiful nerds: growing a rigorous design research dialogue in the Irish context en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-07-01T13:49:44Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1643576
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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