Design Research Journal special issue: design in and for public sector and public spaces (April 2013)

Theme: design in and for public sector and public spaces
Deadline for submission: 1 April 2013
Website: http://bit.ly/VLPEkW

The complete call for papers can be found at http://bit.ly/VLPEkW.

We especially welcome contributions that develop our understanding of and theories for:

  • Embedding design capacity in public organisations
  • Public and community spaces
  • Reconfiguration of structures that promote resourcefulness
  • Design in public procurement
  • Design for health and care

Contributions in other aspects of design in and for public sector are of course welcome.

Intl J of Designs for Learning: Special Issue on Designs of Spaces for Learning (June 2013)

Theme: Designs of Spaces for Learning
Website: http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/ijdl/
Deadline for submissions: 1 June 2013

Environments for learning take diverse forms and include schools, colleges and universities, libraries, museums, and also virtual spaces where learning occurs.  Creating these spaces involves complex decision-making and significant process of thought and planning. You are invited to share your knowledge in an article to be published by the International Journal of Designs for Learning that describes your professional experiences in designing a space where knowledge is imparted and lives changed.

Guest Editor: Jill Pable, Ph.D.
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