On November 13th, the School of Industrial Design welcomed Dr. Lysanne Rivard, a professional researcher at the University of Montreal In fieri program, to discuss her findings in her studies surrounding responsible innovation in health. Dr. Rivard touched on issues that arise with open source innovations in healthcare, environmental impacts associated with designing for healthcare, as well as other ethical concerns in the field. The fourth year industrial design students also presented on this topic, highlighting the designer’s involvement in policy, barriers to healthcare, individualized healthcare, as well as sustainable innovations. The seminar was hosted and run by the fourth year industrial design students, under the direction of Professor Chantal Trudel. Bjarki Hallgrimsson, Director of the School of Industrial Design, gave the closing remarks.
This was the final seminar of a two-part series surrounding the theme of design ethics.
More News Posts
Win at Lexus Design School Challenge
Congratulations to Jun-Won Kim and Chris Lee, 2nd year students in our program, for winning the grand prize at the Lexus Design School Challenge. Open to students across Canada, the... More
40th Annual Seminar Gift
As part of the preparation for the Annual Seminar events, a series of gifts were created for the guest speakers. These pieces were designed and manufactured by a team of... More
FutureFunder: Seeking donations by Nov 27, 2018
A fourth year major project group are travelling to Longido, Tanzania are trying to collect as much funds as possible. The funds raised will be matched by Carleton University through... More