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Creating an intergenerational university hub: engaging older and younger users in the shaping of space and place.
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2019-02)
Intergenerational initiatives in post-secondary settings have demonstrated health and social benefits. However, there is a lack of detail with regard to the process by which such initiatives are conceptualized and the role ...
How does a (smart) age-friendly ecosystem look in a post-pandemic society?
COVID-19 has impacted not only the health of citizens, but also the various factors that makeup our society, living environments, and ecosystems. This pandemic has shown that future living willneed to be agile and flexible ...
COVID-19 and interdisciplinary research: What are the needs of researchers on aging?
(University of Deusto, 2021-11-26)
COVID-19 has had an extreme effect on older people. Now more than ever we need collaborative approaches to address complex issues within research on aging. However, the pandemic has dramatically changed the way we conduct, ...
Designing products for older people’s social and emotional needs: a case study
(Anthropology and Aging, 2023-11)
The products that we use in our living environment greatly assist us in maintaining health and independence as we age. Much research has been conducted on the physical ergonomic needs in product design for older people, ...
The design and development of novel cooking and heating products for irish older adults: a real health need
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2011-07-06)
The world’s population is ageing; researchers have an increasingly important role to play in innovating new products, appliances and services to allow for better everyday living conditions of this ageing demographic. ...
How design thinking offers strategic value to micro-enterprises
(DRS International, 2018-06-25)
Large organisations use design and design thinking to create value; however, there is a low awareness and practice of design and design thinking in smaller businesses. 69% of Irish businesses never use design, or use it ...
A culture of universal empathy in design at the south east technological university carlow.
(Universal Design in Education Conference, 2015-11)
This paper discusses the development of a culture of ‘Universal Empathy’ within Product Design programmes at the Institute of Technology Carlow. The concept draws from the inclusive, holistic nature of Universal Design ...
Designing a domestic heating product for older people within the concept of contained living spaces.
(Universitat de Lleida, 2018-07)
Creating personas from design ethnography and grounded theory
(User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), 2021-05)
Personas can be an effective means of communicating and synthesizing design ethnographic field data by helping designers maintain focus on users and make sense of complex needs. Personas have however been criticized on ...
Ethnography in designing for older people
(Sheffield Hallam University, 2013-07-03)
As the global population rapidly gets older, designers are continually seeking means to gaining understanding and eliciting true user insights into older people’s design, health and wellbeing needs. Comprehensive field ...