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MInD Lab at Geelong Design Week 2021

18-28 March, Geelong Deakin University’s MInD Lab will present the Geelong Digital Outdoor Museum (GDOM) during the Geelong Design Week 18-28 March, 2021. On show is a virtual model of Geelong’s Western Beach area and its hidden past freshly uncovered from the archives. To register for first access and to ask the creators about the …

MInD Lab at World Science Festival 2021

March 25, 2021, Concert Hall QPAC, Queensland Museum Returning to Brisbane 24 – 28 March, World Science Festival 2021 will take a fresh look at the concept of Extremes and Adaptations – what seemed like abstract ideas last year are now our everyday stark reality. How will science lead us out of our current dilemmas? …

The team of Deakin’s A+B researchers successfully completed funded project working in collaboration with the MindLab team

January, 2021, Geelong The project titled “Digital narrative for place making: Diachronic Modelling of the Dennys Lascelles Concrete Wool Store; Geelong,” funded by the internal A+B Deakin Seed Grant, was successfully completed at the end of 2020 school year. The team members include: Dr Md Mizanur Rashid (team lead), Dr Surabhi Pancholi, Dr Chin Koi …

MindLab secured the City of Geelong Art Industry Commission for the year 2020

13 November 2020, Geelong Project Title: (In)tangible Heritage of the Greater Geelong: Public City Space as Virtual Museum Deakin University MindLab teamed up with the artist/curator Malcolm McKinnon to create interactive digital heritage platform that will transform and connect historically significant public spaces of the City of Greater Geelong into virtual museum by using Matterport-3D …

MindLab at UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020

The social, smart and sustainable design of future cities The UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020, which was hosted by Graz in cooperation with St. Étienne, focused on the social, smart and sustainable aspects of urban development. From October 5th to October 7th the conference took place as a hybrid form – online via Zoom and …

MInD Lab is a Gold Award Winner at 2020 Melbourne Design Awards

We are thrilled to announce that the MInD Lab has received a gold award at the 2020 Melbourne Design Awards for its latest project “Experiencing (In)tangible Heritage Through eXtended Reality: Western Beach Park Geelong” In partnership with the City of Greater Geelong and our technology developer Darkspede, the project is part of the newly revitalised …

Digital Placemaking + Green Spine Workshop

Deakin Waterfront Geelong, 9th January 2020 Together with the City of Greater Geelong representatives, MindLab hosted the first workshop “Digital Placemaking + Green Spine Project” at Deakin Waterfront on January 9th. The aim of the workshop was to discuss potential collaboration that will utilise of location-specific digital technologies to create new services, products and experiences …

Innovation Workshop Diadem + MindLab

Diadem Offices Melbourne CBD, 7th February 2020 Following the established MindLab model of compulsory collaboration of research/education institutions with government and industry stakeholders to establish innovation ecosystems that will further drive complex problems solving to create bigger impact, the lab organized three hours long workshop with Diadem’s representatives – company’s leaders, designers, architects, managers, strategists, …

Ambient Intelligence and Interfaces in the Built Environment Workshop

Deakin Geelong Waterfront, 10th February 2020 On Monday February 9th, MindLab hosted Ambient Intelligence and Interfaces in the Built Environment Workshop. The workshop represents one of the initiatives of the MindLab director, professor Tuba Kocaturk, to establish a new area of expertise at Deakin University in applications of embedding “intelligence” into our everyday physical spaces …

A DESIGN WEEK SPECIAL EVENT DESIGN CITY | BUILDING AN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

18 & 19 March 2020, The Pier, Geelong Deakin University, DesignMind and the City of Greater Geelong invite you to attend Design City | Building an Innovation Ecosystem, a unique international symposium that will bring together business leaders, government bodies and research & educational institutions to explore the role of Design & Creativity in driving innovation. The Symposium …