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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is delighted to be collaborating with Marist180, Orange Sky Laundry Service, Common Ground, 139 Club, Wesley Mission, and River City Labs to host Australia's first homelessness hackathon. When: Fri., 02/06/2017, 5:00 pm – Sun., 04/06/2017, 9:00 pm Where: Common Ground Queensland 15 Hope Street South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Homelessness hackathon will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and community members to create innovative technologies to help address pressing social problems related to...

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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is delighted to be collaborating with MDA Ltd, Marist180, Access Community Services, MultiLink, Australian Red Cross, and the River City Lab to host the first Techfugees hackathon in Brisbane.   When: Mar 17 – 19, 2017 Where: River City Labs, 2/282 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia   TechfugeesBNE will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneur,s and community members to create innovative technologies to help refugee...

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The QUT Design Lab is hosting the Social Lightscapes Workshop 13-16 December, which will bring together leading international researchers, government representatives, students and local community stakeholders.   The workshop offers students the opportunity to participate in social research and to better understand the role that such methods can play in urban design and community engagement. Exploring key elements of social life in Brisbane’s West End, students will...

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We're delighted to invite you to the following two events with Anne Galloway, who’s leading the More-Than-Human Lab at the Victoria University of Wellington.   1. SEMINAR: Multispecies Ethnography & More-Than-Human Design Thursday, 28 July 2016, 5pm | Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point campus, B Block Room 122 Our impact on the earth has been so significant that scientists have proposed that our current geological era be renamed the...

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The QUT Urban Informatics Research Lab is turning 10 years old this year (2006 – 2016), so what better occasion to celebrate this anniversary as part of the ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS'16) After Party!   We have exclusive use of the Tiki Bar at Alfred & Constance in Fortitude Valley.   There will be 80s music. And cake! Not to be missed!   http://www.dis2016.org/program/social/   Driven by curiosity, initiative and interdisciplinary exchange,...

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