• Deadline for abstracts now Mon 16th April.
  • Deadline for posters Mon 14th May
  • Call for Papers here
  • Submit here
Follow the links on the left for full details of this year’s conference, fees, speakers, programme and accommodation information.

Paper and artefact-led abstract submission checklist:

o 300 words (including keywords, references and captions)
o Use Chicago author-date system of referencing
o Paper abstracts and artefact-led proposals are double blind reviewed; do not include your name or affiliation
Paper abstracts: 1 pdf including title, text and max. 300 words, file size under 1MB
Artefact-led proposals: 1 pdf with maximum 3 pages landscape A4, including images, up to 300 words (including all text e.g. captions), file size under 2MB

Download the Call for Papers

Design4Health2018: Sheffield, UK, 4 – 6 September 2018

We’ve had an amazing few days in Melbourne, thanks to Kurt Seeman and the team at Swinburne University’s Centre for Design Innovation.  Let’s continue the conversations… year in Sheffield. Design4Health2018 will be hosted once again by Sheffield Hallam University from 4th to 6th September 2018 in Sheffield, UK. Watch this space for more details or sign up to our mailing list to receive updates and the call for papers:  D4H mailing list.

Don’t forget to share your impressions using #D4H2017 @design4health @cdiengage @lab4living


Melbourne, Australia, 4 – 7 December 2017

Our huge thanks to the Centre for Design Innovation for hosting a fantastic conference in Melbourne’s hallowed Cricket Ground. Our particular thanks go to Kurt Seeman, Deirdre Barron and Siobhan Bahn for making delegates feel welcome and for putting on an excellent conference. We’ve had some excellent conversations, met some inspiring researchers, made connections and, importantly, eaten very well indeed in this beautiful city!

Centre for Design Innovation at Swinburne University, Melbourne in partnership with Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University,  hosted Design4Health2017, the fourth biennial Design4Health Research and Exhibition Conference, in Melbourne, Australia, from 4 – 7 December 2017.

The Design4Health team are looking forward to the opportunity to exploring work and methods with both existing and new audiences, and will be on hand at the conference to discuss publishing opportunities via the new Design for Health journal.

More details by clicking here, or going to the conference website at Design4Health2017.

  • Lab4Living, Art & Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University,
    Cantor Building, 153 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NU
    Phone 0114 225 6740 | Fax 0114 225 6702