Art from Research exhibition 10.-27.11.2009

At the Summer School 2009 Design Connections Doctoral School students were encouraged to work with their research topics in a creative [...]

Graduate School Decisions

The steering group of Design Connections Graduate School has in its meeting 28th September decided to propose the following persons to be chosen for student positions:

- Karthik Acharya
- Krista Kosonen
- Tjhien Liao
- Tatu Marttila

The Academy [...]

Open positions at Design Connections Doctoral School

The Design Connections Doctoral School opens four research student positions for applications. All the positions will be appointed for a period [...]

New funding for the Design Connections Graduate School

The Academy of Finland has granted the Design Connections Graduate School funding for four doctoral students for the years 2010-2013. Joining the University of Art and Design Helsinki and the University of Lapland in the [...]

The Art of Research conference 24-25 November 2009

The new institutional connection between research and art/design has promoted much discussion concerning the dialogue between theory and practice, or ‘reflecting’ [...]

Thematic seminar during the spring term 2009

The DCDS thematic seminar will take place during the spring term 2009 every second Monday on the School of Design / research unit from 10.15 to 11.15. The seminar will form a platform where

(a) to [...]

The Industrial Designer of the Year - Tuuli Mattelmäki

One of the leaders of Design Connections Doctoral School Tuuli Mattelmäki has been elected the Industrial Designer of the Year 2008. Mattelmäki works as a professor of industrial design in the School of Design.

The Finnish [...]

Publication: Design Connections - Knowledge, Value and Involvement through Design

Design Connections doctoral school publication titled Design Connections – Knowledge, Value and Involvement through Design have been published in University of Art and Design Working Papers series. It is available here (PDF, 5.09 MB).

Contents:

Turkka Keinonen [...]

Salu Ylirisku to Palo Alto

Design Connections status student Salu Ylirisku joined the PARC research groups in Palo Alto California for four months during spring 2008. This visit is part of his doctoral studies. He will be back in Helsinki [...]

Tero Heikkinen received a grant from Wihuri foundation

Wihuri foundation gave a grant for one year’s research to doctoral school student Tero Heikkinen. His research topic is “Tilan tavoittaminen – tietotekniset välineet tilasuunnittelussa”. Congratulations!