Meet the Fall-Winter 2022-23 Team
Written by Paul Kaita, Senior Project Assistant, Master of Education, Higher Education
Meet our team and learn about our current projects for the new academic year. Stay engaged and get hyped for what the year has in store.
Sidney Smith Hall Redevelopment: Call for Participants
Call for Participants: Tell Us About Your Experiences With Mental Health
Project Insights: Future of Dining at Chestnut Residence
Written by Eli Rose, (Design Research Team Lead), Bo Phi, Kimberly Mak, Yin Chen Wan (Design Researchers)
In this project, we partnered with Chestnut Residence to gain a deeper understanding of the student experience at the dining hall and help Food Services build a positive and collaborative relationship with students and staff. In this work, the Food Services Design Research Team reflects on their experiences.
Connecting to Campus as a Team
Written by Anchana Kuganesan – Design Research Team Lead Transforming the Instructional Landscape
After joining the design research leadership team at the Innovation Hub, I had the chance to learn more about my colleagues during our team retreat day on August 8th. In the morning we took turns taking the team to different spots on campus that were memorable to us. We shared stories about how these places evoked emotions and memories about our time on campus, and how we are all connected through these feelings. We used design thinking methods to ask one another questions that probe more deeply into each other’s experiences and build empathy and we had great conversations as a team throughout the tour. Not only did this make us pay closer attention to our team members, but it also evoked new ways of thinking when we revisit these spaces on campus in the future.