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The Design Disruption Group is small group of design educators, researchers, practitioners, and students based at Northumbria University Design School whose collective objective is to bring about positive change via disruptive design acts . The Design Disruption Group was established

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The Design Disruption Group is small group of design educators, researchers, practitioners, and students based at Northumbria University Design School whose collective objective is to bring about positive change via disruptive design acts . The Design Disruption Group was established

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Dragons’ Den inspired Competition for People Living with Dementia

On Wednesday 5 April, 2017 I will be one of the “dragons” on Making Space’s Dragons’ Den inspired competition for their dementia associates. The event will be held at Lancaster University. In Making Space’s dementia services they have dedicated associates

Dragons’ Den inspired Competition for People Living with Dementia

On Wednesday 5 April, 2017 I will be one of the “dragons” on Making Space’s Dragons’ Den inspired competition for their dementia associates. The event will be held at Lancaster University. In Making Space’s dementia services they have dedicated associates

Defying Dementia

One of the four founding members of the Design Disruption Group, Paul Rodgers, was a panelist at the recent Defying Dementia event held at The Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University. The panelists also included Dr Penny Foulds, Lancaster University and

Defying Dementia

One of the four founding members of the Design Disruption Group, Paul Rodgers, was a panelist at the recent Defying Dementia event held at The Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University. The panelists also included Dr Penny Foulds, Lancaster University and

Disrupting Dementia Exhibition, Stirling

The Disrupting Dementia tartan co-design project will be exhibited at the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum from 25 November 2016 to 5 February 2017.    

Disrupting Dementia Exhibition, Stirling

The Disrupting Dementia tartan co-design project will be exhibited at the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum from 25 November 2016 to 5 February 2017.    

Verdant Works Exhibition

From 23 January to 3 April 2016, the “Disrupting Dementia” tartan produced as part of Paul Rodgers’ AHRC-funded Design Research Fellowship was exhibited at Scotland’s Jute Museum – Verdant Works in Dundee. The exhibition attracted nearly 3,500 visitors.  

Verdant Works Exhibition

From 23 January to 3 April 2016, the “Disrupting Dementia” tartan produced as part of Paul Rodgers’ AHRC-funded Design Research Fellowship was exhibited at Scotland’s Jute Museum – Verdant Works in Dundee. The exhibition attracted nearly 3,500 visitors.  

Disrupting Health & Social Care

Paul Rodgers, one of the founding members of the Design Disruption Group, presented his recent collaborative work “Designing with People Living with Dementia” with Alzheimer Scotland at the Annual Meeting of RESEC (Research in Specialist and Elderly Care) at the

Disrupting Health & Social Care

Paul Rodgers, one of the founding members of the Design Disruption Group, presented his recent collaborative work “Designing with People Living with Dementia” with Alzheimer Scotland at the Annual Meeting of RESEC (Research in Specialist and Elderly Care) at the

Designing with People Living with Dementia

This Disrupting Dementia tartan project was undertaken as part of Paul Rodgers’ Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Design Research Fellowship that aimed to explore how design can contribute to the design and development of a range of enhanced

Designing with People Living with Dementia

This Disrupting Dementia tartan project was undertaken as part of Paul Rodgers’ Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Design Research Fellowship that aimed to explore how design can contribute to the design and development of a range of enhanced

Perfect Day

PERFECT DAY is a service for people living with dementia that comprises a series of activity cards based on over 75 “authentic” accounts of people living with dementia’s PERFECT DAY. The service is aimed at dementia care support workers and

Perfect Day

PERFECT DAY is a service for people living with dementia that comprises a series of activity cards based on over 75 “authentic” accounts of people living with dementia’s PERFECT DAY. The service is aimed at dementia care support workers and