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UC San Diego Health Launches New Center To Spur Patient-Centered Technologies

UC San Diego Health Launches New Center to Spur Patient-Centered Technologies

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UC San Diego Receives Community-Engaged Research Grant

UC San Diego Receives Community-Engaged Research Grant

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J. Tanner Cusick

J. Tanner Cusick joins the Design Lab as a Designer-in-Residence

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Don Norman To Receive Sir Misha Black Medal

Don Norman to Receive Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education

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Steven Rick on Designing for Healthcare | Design Chats

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San Diego Profs Tackle Dying Oceans

San Diego profs tackle dying oceans and idea cross-pollination at global exhibition

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How To Reduce Obesity Among Latino Children

How to Reduce Obesity among Latino Children, with Precision

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San Diego/Tijuana Is Finalist To Become A World Design Capital

San Diego/Tijuana is finalist to become a World Design Capital

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Mai Nguyen

Meet Mai Nguyen, UC San Diego New Director of the Design Lab

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UCSD & Design Lab Students Participate In The Civic Digital Fellowship Program

UCSD & Design Lab Students participate in The Civic Digital Fellowship Program

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Tricia Ngoon

Tricia Ngoon, UCSD & Design Lab PhD Graduate, Discusses “Adaptive Conceptual Guidance”

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San Diego -- Tijuana

Can San Diego — Tijuana region be World Design Capital?

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Grace Rieger on Designing for Healthcare | Design Chats

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Sean Cross

Sean Kross explains the uses of The Wizard of Oz Technique in Design | Design Chats

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Brian LeDuc

Brian Leduc on Learning Agility & Career Changers | Design Chats

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How I Talked To My Daughter About Body Image

How I talked to my daughter-and myself-about body image

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Earth2 Project Challenges Vaccines

Earth2 Project Challenges Vaccines, 10 to 100, Ten Days to Vaccinate Everyone

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Enrique Zavala

Enrique Zavala on Empathy in Design | Design Chats

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Design@Large UCSD Design Lab

Design@Large Spring 2021

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UX Design Tips From Experience Designer Emilia Pucci

UX Design Tips from Experience Designer Emilia Pucci | Design Chats

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Philip Guo

Philip Guo on Storytelling in Design | Design Chats

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Mai Nguyen

Announcing Appointment of Mai Thi Nguyen, Director of The Design Lab

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Eating Disorders

Health Tracking Apps Provide a Worrying Pipeline to Eating Disorders. Better Tech Design Can Fix That.

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Ford People-centered Automation

Ford Gifts $50K to Design Lab People-Centered Automation

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Daniel Suh Designer-in-residence

Meet Designer-in-Residence & Data Analyst Daniel Suh

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Benjamin Bergen

Design Lab member Benjamin Bergen featured as an expert in “History of Swear Words”

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Albert Lin National Geographic

Design Lab member Albert Lin hosted 3 National Geographic series, using technology to uncover lost cities, treasures, and secrets

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Idea Lab Design Lab

IDEA LAB Spring 2021

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Ailie Fraser UCSD Design Lab

Ailie Fraser Aims to Support People Doing Creative Tasks with Software

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San Diego Design Week Scripps

San Diego Design Week Celebrates Creativity and Innovation

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Design Lab Faculty

New Design Lab Faculty Working to Shape the Future of UC San Diego

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Ucsd Extension Design Bootcamp

Design Lab and UCSD Extension Team Up for Design Bootcamp

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Ucsd Designers In Residence Community Driven

Designers in Residence Support Community-Driven Design Initiatives

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Sd Design Trek Ucsd

Design Trek Brings San Diego Design Community Together

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Benjamin Bratton Ucsd Design Lab

Benjamin Bratton: Social Theories for Planetary-Scale Computation

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Diabetes Design

Diabetes Design Initiative Presents Community Challenge Designs To Over 50 Stakeholders

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Surveillance Technology San Diego

In San Diego, ‘Smart’ Streetlights Spark Surveillance Reform

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Subtance Addiction Digital Health

The Digital Health Landscape in Addiction and Substance Use Research: Will Digital Health Exacerbate or Mitigate Health Inequities in Vulnerable Populations?

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Designathon

Designing UC San Diego’s New Trolley Stop | Pepper Canyon Mobility Hub Designathon Video

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Design Lab Ucsd Elderly

Design for older people sucks. Here are four ways to fix it

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Anti-racism Ucsd Design Lab

Studio Sessions – Power, Privilege, and Ethical Responses: Anti-Racism

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Cancer Care Kentucky Design Lab Ucsd

Experiencing Cancer in Appalachian Kentucky

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Design Education Don Norman

The Future of Design Education

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Surveillance Technology San Diego

San Diego council committee unanimously approves ordinances targeting surveillance technology

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Human-centered Design

Community-Based, Human-Centered Design

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Surveillance Drones San Diego

Chula Vista PD Approved For Broader Use Of Drones In Law Enforcement

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Design Lab Uc San Diego Don Norman Creative Education

Rethinking Design Education

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Ucsd Logo Design Lab

Design Lab statement on protests, violence following George Floyd’s death

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Ucsd Logo Design Lab

Message from Don Norman on Power and Prejudice

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Productivity

Bringing Order to Chaos: How to Increase Productivity By Mastering Unstructured Time

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Mobile Health

Focus on mobile health: Scientists develop app to diagnose, treat leishmaniasis

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Waste Management

Waste is an enormous problem. But recycling is the wrong solution.

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Recycling

I’m an expert on complex design systems. Even I can’t figure out recycling.

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Design Lab Global

Design Lab Gains Global Perspective with New Student Program

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LAUNCH_Design Lab

LAUNCH: A new community innovation platform will empower rural cancer patients

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Ucsd San Diego

Civic Design – DSGN 160: Open Enrollment

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FCC Connect2Health L.A.U.N.C.H.

FCC’s Connect2Health Task Force has released the L.A.U.N.C.H. Senior Leadership Think Tank

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Healthcare Biases

Researchers Receive $2.8 Million Grant to Study Hidden Biases in Healthcare

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Grand Entrance Design And Innovation Building

UC San Diego breaks ground on first piece of its historic ‘grand entrance’ project

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Smart Streetlights Data San Diego

San Diegans Shouldn’t Be Lab Rats for Innovation

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Smart Streetlights

Community members call for end to ‘Smart Streetlights’ in San Diego

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Ucsd Designathon

Designathon Ideas Imagine New Trolley Stop as a Vibrant Destination

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CHI 2019 Conference In Glasgow, Scotland

Design Lab Weaves the Threads of CHI 2019

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Don Norman Interview Design Usability

“I Think We Have to Start Over”: Usability Guru Don Norman on the Next Internet

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Tristian Harris STX Tech Society Interaction

To Really ‘Disrupt,’ Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers

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Seniors Technology

More Seniors Are Embracing Technology. But Can They Use It? UCSD Researchers Suggest Asking Them.

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Anna McCowan Melanie McComsey Ucsd Design Lab

UK Markey Center and UCSD Seek to Improve Cancer Care with LAUNCH

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UCSD Trolley Station

UCSD to create grand entrance to manage crushing growth, and welcome the public

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Don Norman Emphatic Design

Why I Don’t Believe in Empathic Design

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UCSD Giving Day

Giving Day Begins Now. Support the Design Lab Today

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UCSD Design Lab Fingerprint Biometrics

How many billions are the last billion’s biometrics worth?

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Don Norman On User-friendly Design

I wrote the book on user-friendly design. What I see today horrifies me

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Overcrowded Verganti Design

Don Norman: Overcrowded, by Roberto Verganti: In favor of criticism

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Trolley Stops Designathon UCSD Design Lab

Designathon Seeks to Reimagine Trolley Stops

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Ucsd Design Lab Mikael Walhström

Designer in Residence & Social Psychologist Mikael Wahlström Leads Projects to Explore Autonomous Ships

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Don-Norman

What is the Future of Design in 50 Seconds?

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Don Norman Design Fund

Announcing the Norman Design Fund!

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UCSD Ed Ngai Salesforce

Where are they now? Ed Ngai

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Don Norman

Design a Better World, with Don Norman

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Ucsd Design Lab Platforms

How pizza could save the world

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Ucsd Design Lab Don Norman

Don Norman’s Favorite Book, Famous UC writers on their favorite books

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Design Lab UCSD Maya Azarova

Design Lab Anthropology Graduate Student Wins Prestigious CRES Award

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Uc San Diego Design Lab Viasat

Viasat Invests in UC San Diego’s Design Lab

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Uc San Diego Design Lab Design At Ucsd

Design at UCSD Students Reflect on Summer Internships

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Uc San Diego Design Lab

Design Lab and MIT Media Lab Join Forces to Organize a Design·a·Hack·a·thon

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Uc San Diego Design Lab Emilia Pucci

Design Lab’s ‘Designer in Residence’ Merges Theory & Intellectual Practice with Craftsmanship

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Ucsd Design Lab Biometric

Researchers Develop Biometric Tool for Newborn Fingerprinting

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Design Lab Uc San Diego Dexcom Automation

A New Partnership Seeks to Inject User Trust into Diabetes Management Technology

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Design Lab Ucsd Lara Mangravite

Future of Public Health Research: Joint-Collaboration Event Sparks Agile Healthcare Discussion

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Design Lab Ucsd Design At Business Summit Amsterdam

Exploring Design at Business in Amsterdam

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Design Lab Uc San Diego Ailie Fraser Tricia Ngoon

CHI 2018 Conference Spotlights Design Lab Work

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Design Lab Self-driving Nissan Toyota Ford Duke Stanford E-hmi

Design Lab Collaborates with Amgen to Explore Adoption of Medical Therapies

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Design Lab Remanufacturing Circular Economy Law

Spotlight on Peggy Zwolinski

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Design Lab Uc San Diego Don Norman Creative Education

“I’m Not Distractible…I’m Curious and Creative.” – Don Norman Interviewed by Triton Magazine

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Design Lab Communitycrit Narges Mahyar Steven Dow

CommunityCrit Gives Community Members a Newfound Voice

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Design Lab Interaction Design Scott Klemmer Mobile Web Application

Students Participate in Interaction Design Final Project Showcase

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Design Lab Eric Hekler Public Health Technology

Eric Hekler Joins Design Lab Team

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Design Lab Designatucsd Adobe Wish Salesforce

Design at UCSD Students Visit Leading Silicon Valley Companies

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Design Lab Amy Fox Gordon Research Grant

Design Lab’s Amy Fox Awarded Gordon Research Conference Visionary Grant

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Design Lab #wearenotwaiting Nightscout Openaps

How DIY Designers are Impacting Healthcare

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Design Lab Melanie Mccomsey Geriatric Thornton Hospital

Improving Senior Care Through Geriatric Emergency Department Research

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Design Lab Connect2health National Cancer Institute

UC San Diego Design Lab Joins FCC, NCI to Champion Critical Role of Broadband in Rural Cancer Care

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Design Lab Design@large Wednesday Philip Guo

Design at Large Tackles Human-Centered Computational Tools

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Don Norman Zdnet Over Automating Uc San Diego

Software Developers and Designers Risk Over-Automating Enterprises

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Design Lab Self-driving Nissan Toyota Ford Duke Stanford E-hmi

Design Lab Helps Lead Self-Driving Car Workshop with Experts from Nissan & Toyota

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Design Lab & UCSD Spaces strive for Educational Equity Through Design

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Design Lab Michele Morris Design Forward Summit Xconomy Uc San Diego

Lab Focused on Human-Centered Design Moves to Put San Diego on Map

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Design Lab Microsoft Adobe Workday Students

Design Lab Students Team with Microsoft, Adobe & Workday for Summer Projects

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Design Lab Michele Morris Forward

Why Does Design Matter: A Q&A With Design Forward Founder Michèle Morris

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Design Lab Launches City-Wide Civic Design Challenge

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Design Lab Cat Hicks Signalio

Cat Hicks Q&A: A Conversation about Google & her new start-up Signal IO

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Design Lab Steven Dow Scott Klemmer Student Presentation

Information & Interaction Design: Students Present Ideas to Esteemed Panel

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Design Lab Don Norman Healthcare Designforward

San Diego is Getting Serious About Healthcare Design

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Design Lab Ibm

IBM Design Thinking Workshop at The Design Lab

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Design Lab Michele Morris Greg Horowitt Scale

Smart Cities: Urban Innovation & Design Thinking

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First-Ever UC San Diego Design Conference sponsored by Design Lab Unites Students with Leading Design and Business Professionals

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Trust your Gut: Vineet Pandey and Team win First Prize at HDE Conference

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Design Lab Michael Meyer Navy Thebridge

Design Lab Faculty Reflects on Inspiring the First Design-Thinking Workshop on a Warship

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San Diego Regional EDC teams up with Design Lab on Link2 Project

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Design Lab Students Swarm CHI Conference in Denver

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Design Forward Panel Discussion: Focusing on 2017

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Design Lab John Torous Healthcare App

Studio Session with John Torous – Engagement as #1 Barrier to Health Apps

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Design Lab Michael Meyer Ignite Business

Michael Meyer Highlights Design-Driven Innovation in Business

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Derek Lomas and Philip Guo Recognized by Premier International HCI Conference

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Telestration: How Helena Mentis Applies Design Thinking to Surgery

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Design Lab Stroke-kinect Nadir Weibel

Team behind Stroke Kinect Receives Funding

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Design Lab Sheng-feng Qin

Spotlight on Sheng-feng Qin: His take on Design from China to the UK and US

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SAP collaborates with Design Lab students

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Don Norman debates John Maeda of Automattic, the company behind WordPress

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Design Lab Heads Downtown to Present New Strategies and Program to Take on Society’s Most Daunting Challenges

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Autodesk teams up with David Kirsh and the Design Lab on Dreamcatcher, a Next-Generation Design Tool

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Design Lab Ailie Fraser Adobe Fellow

Adobe Selects Design Lab Student Ailie Fraser as a 2017 Adobe Fellow

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Steven Dow And His Team Tackle Innovation In Crowdsourcing

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Don Norman speaks on The Future of Design at the New School of Architecture

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UCSD Design Lab & the National Cancer Institute organize workshop on Human Systems Integration

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The UC San Diego Design Lab

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The Worst F&#%ing Words Ever

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