Dr. Simon O’Rafferty's Projects

Open Practices

Design for Policy research explores how the Irish government can create better outcomes in terms of sustainable behaviour and practices.

ITERATIONS - design research and practice review

ITERATIONS provides a platform for the dissemination of Irish Design Research and Practice both in Ireland and internationally.

DESIS Ireland

DESIS Ireland is a design lab for sustainability and social innovation


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.

Dr. Simon O’Rafferty's Publications

Open Practices - Project Overview

This document is a brief overview of the project and the key themes of the research.