Three UID alumni won prizes at the American International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Learn more about projects stretching from self-sufficient solutions for the watering of the urban greenery to monitoring low-birth-weight-babies and also relieving pain potins for arborists through technical innovation.
With three vastly different projects, ranging from health care to epidemic outbreaks to educational toys, UID alumni managed to steal the spotlight at this year's Core 77 Awards.
As the UID Degree Show draws closer by the hour, students often find themselves in a whirlwind of emotions, trying to prioritize and manage their time as best they can. UID graduates Caroline Larsson, Isabel Andersson and Adam Hägg give their take on the hectic final weeks of their degree projects.
How can we increase collaboration between universities and civil society for the sake of democratic and sustainable communities? Welcome to a lunch seminar about science shops and a workshop where we discuss possibilities for a science shop at Umeå University.
How are theories produced in design research? In his new book, Johan Redström challenges traditional conventions of theory vs practice.
The self-labelled 'Gender Photographer', Tomas Gunnarsson, visited UID to challenge students' norms and perceptions about gender in design.
Experienced car designer Anne Asensio, previously at Renault and General Motors, had a clear message to students as she spoke from the stage at UID17. She urged the designers of tomorrow to embrace technology and use it as a positive tool to meet the important social needs of our day.