CfP: Cumulus Conference Milan Italy 2015 – The Virtuous Circle

The Virtuous Circle of Design Culture and Experimentation

Cumulus Conference during EXPO Milan 2015

June 3 -6, 2015

Hosted by Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

Deadline for submission: UPDATED November 24, 2014

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Quantitative, Qualitative and Hybrid Research and Modeling (July 2013, Orlando Florida USA)

Dates: 9-12 July 2013
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Website(s): &
Deadline for submissions of papers/abstracts: 28 February 2013

You are invited to participate in the following related joint conferences on:

•   Design and Modeling in Science, Education, and Technology: DeMset 2013 (
•   Qualitative Research and Methodologies in Science and Engineering: QRMSE 2013 (

The deadline of papers/abstracts submissions and invited session proposals is February 28th, 2013. The deadlines for notification to authors and camera ready upload can be found at the events web site.
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NORDES Summer School: Design on the Move (Aug 2012, Oslo)

Dates: 27-29 August 2012
Location: Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO)
Deadline for submission:  1 August 2012.

Design researchers increasingly do approach complex environments to find new possibilities and solutions. This challenges the research methods as well as the design methods we use. This year we have put together a programme for NORDES Summer School 2012 that will focus on how the research methodologies in several design based research approaches do relate to the complex issues of mobility and urban contexts.

The theme Design on the Move are to do with the shaping of interdisciplinary inquiry and methods following the medley of theory and practice related to the use of designed artifacts or solutions in mobile situations. This year’s summer school will be dedicated to practical workshops as well as formal research presentations and talk focusing on of how methods develop, in accordance to theories and current approaches to designing for mobility and place-making.

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Science and Method in the Humanities (Mar 2012, New York)

Location: Rutgers University
Date: 2 March 2012
Deadline for abstracts submission: 1 Nov 2011

Rutgers University announces “Science and Method in the Humanities,” an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University, Brown University).

The aim of the conference is to explore questions of method and methodology in the sciences and in humanities scholarship that engages the sciences. This one-day event will bring together scholars working across that curricular divide for an interdisciplinary discussion of science and method, ranging from the historical development of scientific methods and their various historical re-articulations to broader concerns of methodology across the humanities.
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12th Intl Design Conference (May 2012, Dubrovnik)

Location: Dubrovnik – Cavtat – Croatia
Dates: May 21 – 24, 2012
Deadline for submissions: 9 Dec 2011

We live in a networked world communicating and exchanging ideas by emails, virtual meetings and social networks. The forthcoming DESIGN 2012 Conference will continue to be a great event founded on tradition and excellence. Opportunity to meet colleagues face-to-face, to exchange and share new ideas in implausible discussions, to build a personal network in a direct contact is the invaluable opportunity of DESIGN conference.

We invite high-quality submissions for DESIGN 2012 covering substantial, original and previously unpublished research. Applied, theoretical and results-oriented papers from both academia and industry, based on thorough analysis or argumentation, will be considered for the conference programme. Submissions should fit into one of proposed conference topics.
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AGideas Intl Design Research Lab (May 2011, Melbourne)

Date: 2 May 2011
Abstracts for peer review: 1 February 2011 to

Where is design practice at today?

In a debate dominated by methodological discourse, the role and importance of design practice is often overlooked. This interdisciplinary forum gives you and other members of the international design community the opportunity to invigorate the design discourse by sharing ways that design practice is being carried out, advanced and used to produce effective results.

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Design Research :: Methods (Book)

Editors: David Durling, Lin-Lin Chen, Keiichi Sato
Proposals due 14 May 2010.

This call for chapters is for a handbook of research methods used in design disciplines. The book will provide an overview of past and present research methodologies and methods typical in design related fields of inquiry that are demonstrably robust and successful.

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