LUCA School of Arts (http://luca-arts.be/en - co-organiser PDC 2018), part of KU Leuven, has an open vacancy for a PhD candidate. In this context, research unit Inter-Actions (http://www.luca-arts.be/en/research-unit-inter-actions) is searching for candidates who would like to apply and submit a PhD proposal in the domain of Health & Design.

Potential candidates should define a specific PhD research topic within the domain of health and design that fits within the current expertise and research interests of research unit Inter-Actions. Furthermore, each proposal should show clear links with social design and participatory approaches (such as co-design, participatory design).

Research expertise & interests of Inter-Actions:
design, ageing and impairment
design and end-of-life
(participatory) design & dementia
(see for example http://www.dementialab.com/ and www.dementialabevent.com<http://www.dementialabevent.com>)
design as an enabler in care environments (both intramural and extramural)
design and multicultural healthcare
design as enabler for wellbeing and autonomous living
design for positive experience and wellbeing in care

Find more info at http://bit.ly/PhDDesignAndHealth



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Karin Slegers, PhD

Head of research units Inter-Actions and LABOpro  |  LUCA School of Arts
Assistant professor  | Mintlab, KU Leuven

T. +32 16 32 36 52
M. +31 46 26 25 73
http://www.luca-arts.be
http://mintlab.be


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