Academic Papers

Academic Papers

Have a look at a collection of academic papers & presentations from conferences that I have been involved in.
Conference Paper Collaboration Date Location
Changing the Change. Torino 2008. Sustainable Product Design: From delivering sustainable products to enabling sustainable lifestyles. Alison McKay, David Raffo June 2008 Torino, Italy
E&PDE Conference Engineering and Product Design Education, London City University Enhancing student learning through peer review in a wiki-based e-gallery Alison McKay 8th September 2011 London, UK
The 2nd International Conference on
Design Creativity (ICDC)
Creativity And Innovation: Developing Design Thinking And Communication SkillsA. McKay and J. Giard 18th - 20th September 2012 Glasgow, UK
2012 Education Conference hosted by HUIC Hawaii University International Conferences Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa 2552 Kalakaua AvenueDeveloping Design Thinking And Visual Thinking Skills In Non-Designers J. Giard, and A. McKay, The Design School, Arizona State University
31 July - 2nd August, 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii
10th European Academy of Design Conference - Crafting the Future!
Developing Design Thinking And Visual Thinking Skills In Non-Designers J. Giard and A. McKay
The Design School, Arizona State University
17th - 19th April, 2013 Gothenburg, Sweden
International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education Dublin Institute Of Technology Articulating Excellence in the context of Design and Employability Becky Clark, Careers Centre, University of Leeds. 5 - 6th September 2013 Leeds, UK
International Conference on Engineering and Product Reflection on the design development and delivery Gerard Duff 3rd - 4th September 2015
International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reaching across borders between learners and teachers engaging ‘students as designers’ in the process of module review and re-design; using co-design, design thinking and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methods. Dan Trowsdale9th – 12th October 2019Atlanta, Georgia USA
HERDSA 2019Working in partnership with students by applying co-design, visual and design thinking approaches to module and learning review and designDan Trowsdale2nd – 5th July 2019Auckland, New Zealand
RAISE paper, Researching Advancing, Inspiring Student EngagementHow to use the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Methodology for student and staff engagement with module reflection? Dan Trowsdale4th – 6th September 2019Newcastle, UK
TALENT WorkshopHow to use the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Methodology for student and staff engagement with module reflection? Dan Trowsdale22nd October 2019Chengdu, China
The following papers are associated specifically with work done with the University of Leeds
Conference Paper Collaboration Date Location
Learning & Teaching Conference
University of Leeds
LTC8 2011 : parallel session
Use of a wiki-based e-gallery to motivate learners and deepen learning via peer review and tutor feedback Alison McKay January 2011 Leeds, UK
University of Leeds
Student Education Conference (SEC1)
Developing multi-disciplinary design thinking and communication skills Alison McKay School of Mechanical Engineering Jacques Giard Arizona State University6th January 2012Leeds, UK
University of Leeds SEC2012Articulating Excellence in the context of design and employabilityBecky Clark, Careers Centre, University of LeedsJanuary 2013Leeds, UK
Student Education Conference and Digital Festival 2016 Assessment Mapping and its Influence on Programme Design: a case study from the Product Design programme Alison McKay, Lisa-Dionne Morris, Gerard Duff, School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering 7th - 8th January 2016 Leeds, UK
Invited to speak at
Inside Government Event, London
High Level Skills in the UK Forum 28th January 2016Leeds, UK
Design Education showcase and workshop. Instituto Tecnologico de MonterreyINNOVaction GYM Design education showcase and research workshopAlison McKay, Dan Trowsdale, Briony Thomas
18th - 22nd January 2018Monterrey, Mexico
SAAW Share Adopt Adapt WorkshopModule Re-Design: Incorporating inclusivity, diversity & authentic assessmentNina Wardleworth, Jenny Brady, Dan Trowsdale, Samantha Pugh, John Balfour6th November 2019Leeds, UK
University of Leeds student Education Conference 2020Co-creation and evaluation of modules with students as partners using Lego Serious Play Dan Trowsdale7th January 2020Leeds, UK
University of Leeds student Education Conference 2020Student success in online modules, through webinars and discussion forums Gerard Duff and Dan Trowsdale7th January 2020Leeds, UK
PGCAPLego for module re-design and reflectionDan Trowsdale13th February 2019, 18th September 2019 and 12th February 2020 Leeds, UK
TALENT Show & TelWhat does your module look like? Review and co-design of modules using 3D prototypesDan Trowsdale17th December 2019Leeds, UK