Project Insights: Digital Scholarship at Robarts Library

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Written by Spencer Ki, Design Research Team Lead, Honours Bachelor of Science, Physics and Statistical Sciences 

The Innovation Hub recently concluded its Innovation in Digital Scholarship on the Robarts Library Fifth Floor project. Spencer Ki, Design Research Team Lead, reflects on the power different perspectives can have when untangling a wicked problem. 

We’re Hiring the Research Coordinator and Digital Communications Coordinator 2023-24

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Are you interested in communication, collaboration, leadership, and project management? Are you wishing to create change and improve the campus student experience at U of T? The Innovation Hub is hiring Research Coordinator and Digital Communications Coordinator. We are seeking innovative, insightful, determined leader to join our team!

Sidney Smith Hall Development: Focused Sessions

We want to hear from you! 

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Early plans are underway to redevelop Sidney Smith Hall as an iconic building that integrates accessibility, sustainability, and inclusivity. In partnership with the Faculty of Arts & Science, the Innovation Hub is looking for feedback to inform the redevelopment. 

Reimagine Access with Sport & Rec

Reimagine Access with Sport & Rec

We want to hear from you! 

Sport & Rec is reimagining access to future programs, services, and spaces to ensure equity across a full spectrum of experiences. In partnership with Sport & Rec, the Innovation Hub is hosting feedback sessions that aim to hear from students about how future programs and services can better serve students with unmet accessibility needs, and be more welcoming to students of all backgrounds, all abilities, all genders, all races, and all bodies from equity-deserving communities.

Work with the Innovation Hub as the Research Lead

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Are you someone who has a passion for research, storytelling, and improving the student experience? We’re excited to share our posting for the full-time Research Lead role here at the Innovation Hub! Apply by January 15, 2023. To learn more about the role and how to apply, take a look below. 

Co-Creating University College Spaces: Redefining the Student Experience

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The University College community values equity, diversity, and inclusivity, and strives to create sustainable spaces. In partnership with UC, the Innovation Hub wants to hear from you to co-create the future of University College spaces. 

Call for New Innovation Hub Projects 2023-24

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Partner with the Innovation Hub!

The Innovation Hub is ready to take on new design thinking projects for the 2023-2024 academic year. We can help your team to co-create programs, services, resources, and spaces with students. Working together, we help you build positivity around your project and ensure the highest possible student engagement in the process. Our student teams are hired and trained specifically for your project and work directly with you and your teams throughout the process.

Making Ideas Concrete: Sketching Helps me Communicate my Thoughts

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Written by Paul Kaita, Senior Project Assistant, Master of Education, Higher Education 

The design thinking process is never straightforward. In fact, it’s usually a bit messy. Paul shares how he uses sketching to prototype ideas, share them with others and refine along the way.