DESIRE: Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology

Grupo de investigacao: 
Computação Musical e Sonora
Investigação e Desenvolvimento
Investigador principal: 
Álvaro Barbosa

DESIRE is an Initial Training Network funded by the European Comission, Framework 7 under Marie Curie Programme. It aims to make theoretical contributions to the field of creative design by bringing together expertise in human computer interaction, psychology, arts and design. The network aims to advance our understanding of creative design processes applied in the scientific and technological problem solving. This will lead to the elaboration of: theories and models of creative processes in general, and those involved in creative problem solving in particular, and; methods, techniques and systems to support both creative design processes and creativity training. These 3 year positions are funded through the European Commission Framework 7 and are offered with excellent financial conditions including competitive salary, mobility and travel allowance, contribution to the participation expenses in research and training activities, as well as career exploratory allowance. An attractive training programme will be offered to the successful candidates consisting in expert research supervision by world leading researchers, access to training courses on foundation and advanced topics in creative design, access to complementary training and industrial secondments within network’s over 10 industrial partners, as well as participation to networks’ summers schools and conferences.

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DESIRE: Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology 2009-2012


DESIRE:Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology