Design for Sustainability & Society
Through the lens of Cycles (personal monthly, life, and material cycles), our research forges new directions in participatory co-design and radical collaboration for menstrual health and wellbeing.
ShareRepair aims to decrease WEEE from consumer products by scaling up citizen repair initiatives through the design and development of innovative open-source digital tools.
The DRS (Design Research Society) Conference is one of the leading international conferences on Design Research. UL is collaborating with our partners in LSAD to host the 2018 conference in Limerick.
Circular Design focuses on learning for innovative projects to enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.
iBUS Horizon 2020 Project - an integrated business model for customer driven custom product supply chain.
Design for Policy research explores how the Irish government can create better outcomes in terms of sustainable behaviour and practices.
E-waste is one of the world's fastest growing waste streams and contains valuable precious and critical materials. Repurposing facilitates material recovery and creates a second life for products.