Application of participatory design to facilitate social innovations ideas with charity organizations

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Participatory design (PD) method is widely used in design for social innovations. Current research on design for social innovations discuss variety of design processes for different stakeholders, however, there is a lack of attention to co-design process with charity organisations. This study investigates how to support social innovations creation through co-design with charity organisations to produce solutions that will address local community’s needs. To generate innovative ideas, study will apply creative workshops, as a PD tool, involving charities and volunteers in Dundee, Scotland. This research will aim to contribute to the PD literature by illustrating co-design methodology for social innovation idea generation for the charities, as an actor of social changes.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2020
Event33rd International BCS Human-Computer Interaction Doctoral Consortium: Human Computer Interaction - virtual venue, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Jul 20206 Jul 2020
Conference number: 33rd


Conference33rd International BCS Human-Computer Interaction Doctoral Consortium
Abbreviated titleBSC HCI 2020 DC
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Social innovation
  • Participatory design
  • Co-design
  • Charity organisations
  • Local innovations

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