Openings

Design students who are interested in working with DIOPD researchers, can participate with a research project. You can either participate in one of the on-going research DIOPD projects, or formulate a new project that fits with the general DIOPD intentions.
With your project, you will get acquainted with setting up, executing, and reporting a research project. Important activities are reading relevant literature, formulating research questions, data collection, data analysis and writing a report or scientific article.

You will be tutored by one or more of the regular DIOPD researchers. Moreover, during your research project, you will be in the DIOPD team: you will get to know the researchers, their research, and additional DIOPD activities. You will compete your research project with a report or a paper.

A research project count as IDE master Elective, and can represent 6, 7, 8, or 9 ECTS.
ID5502 Research 6 ECTS (21 days)
ID5503 Research 7 ECTS (24,5 days)
ID5504 Research 8 ECTS (28 days)
ID5505 Research 9 ECTS (31,5 days)

Library of Interaction Qualities (closed)

Research internship opportunity: Library of Interaction Qualities Emotions like joy, contentment, love, interest, amusement, and pride, are evoked by different eliciting conditions and they also differ in how they influence…

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Effect of Design on Mood

We developed a picture scale that measures mood in a quick and user-friendly way. The aim of this study is to (a) test the test the tool by comparing it…

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Happiness profiles for products

Currently we are working on developing a happiness profiling tool for products. The aim of this tool is to get an indication of the contribution to enduring happiness of a…

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Diversity of Happiness & Diversity of Design

Design for happiness can be targeted to enhance different components of subjective well-being – some are more of hedonic, some more of eudaimonic nature. Furthermore, different roles that design can…

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Tiny-Task – happiness-enhancing product-service system

Tiny-task is a concept for a product service system that aims to enable and inspire people to engage in activities that enhance their happiness. A study has indicated that tiny-task…

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Meaningful Design

We are working on a classification of ways in which design can contribute to well-being. The aim of the study is to collect examples of meaningful products and see how…

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