Project Title: DT.UNI.-Design Thinking Approach for an Interdisciplinary University
The main aim of the project is development of innovation in higher education institutions.
The overall objective of the project is to enhance the level of interdisciplinary at higher education institutions by using a bottom-up approach, i.e. supporting students, researchers, academics and management staff in developing their ability to think divergently, creatively, designery (according to design thinking approach). The project will enable students to adopt a „designerly” way of thinking and facilitate their shift from passive knowledge consumers to active producers of knowledge. The challenge is to accelerate and widen the exchange of skills and opinions of social science and humanities and creative people in general.
The project combines two widely-appreciates and increasingly popular approaches:
Project leaders:The project is coordinated by UMCS (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland)
UvA partner: Faculty of Science, Institute of Informatics.
UvA Project team: Frank Nack, André Nusselder, Natasa Brouwer
Start project: 1-09-2017
End project: 31-08-2020
Funding: EU, Erasmus+ project, Total funding
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