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Lim, Chris

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  • 47 Citations
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20052017
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Biography

Dr Christopher Limholds a lectureship (assistant professor) in product design and interaction design at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee. He has a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore and holds a BEng (1st Class Hons) in Product Design Engineering and PhD in Design from the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), a member of the Design Research Society and ACM (Association for Computer Machinery).

Prior to his appointment in Dundee, Chris worked as a research lead at design consultancy Nomad-RDC and as a Research Fellow at the Digital World Research Centre (DWRC), University of Surrey.  As a research fellow, he was involved in a cross-disciplinary project funded by the ESRC New Dynamics of Ageing programme looking at the engagement of older people in the co-design process of developing new and innovative ICT products. He was also involved in the development of Com.Cam, an open source media sharing device funded by EPSRC University of Surrey Knowledge Transfer Account for communities with low textual and computing literacy and limited power and network coverage. Chris also co-secured £73K from the Nominet Trust to fund the Tailoring Technology project which brought together groups of older people with design experts, experienced product developers and manufacturers to co-design new internet-enabled ICT devices and services.

Chris is currently a Co-Investigator in a EPSRC funded BESiDE (Built Environment for Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy) project (http://www.beside.ac.uk/) led by Professor Vicki Hanson. The project aims to improve the mobility and well-being of older people through better built environment design. Chris is also Principal Investigator of a project funded by Scottish Funding Council (SFC) looking at the design and 3D printed adaptive equipment.

Chris’s research interests are in the area of design for the aging population, co-design practice and 3D printing. In particular he is interested in the design of technology and/or products that support wellbeing as well as the relationship between interface design, product interaction, cognitive ageing and prior generational technological experience.

Chris is an advisor to several PhD candidates (both in the Glasgow School of Art and DJCAD) and has been a PhD examiner at Loughborough University.

He welcomes PhD candidates and research collaborations.

 

Research

Research Interests

Ageing and well-being, Design methodologies, processes and methods, cognitive capabilitities for Incluisve Design

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Glasgow

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Research Output 2005 2017

Design Thinking for Social Innovation in Health Care

Valentine, L., Kroll, T., Bruce, F., Lim, C. & Mountain, R., 2 Nov 2017, In : Design Journal. 20, 6, p. 755-774 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health care
Innovation
Health
Knowledge acquisition
Bioelectric potentials
11 Citations

Book or screen, pen or keyboard? a cross-cultural sociological analysis of writing and reading habits basing on Germany, Italy and the UK

Farinosi, M., Lim, C. & Roll, J., May 2016, In : Telematics and Informatics. 33, 2, p. 410-421 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Packaging
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1 Citations

Co-designing a diversity of social media products with and for older people

Frohlich, D. M., Lim, S. C. & Ahmed, A., 1 Dec 2016, DSAI 2016: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 323-330 8 p. (ACM International Conference Proceedings Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
Text messaging
Communication
Application programs

Crafted with Care: Reflections from co‐designing wearable technologies with care home residents

Lim, C. S. C. & Nevay, S., 2016, Proceedings of DRS2016: Design + Research + Society - Future-Focused Thinking. Lloyd, P. & Bohemia, E. (eds.). Design Research Society, Vol. 8. p. 3295-3311 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
home care
resident
architect
creativity
engineer

Design Thinking for Social Innovation in Health Care: a local perspective, the City of Dundee, Scotland

Valentine, L., Kroll, T., Bruce, F., Lim, S. C. & Mountain, R., Sep 2016, p. 1-26. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

health care
innovation
health
dementia
equality

Datasets

Dundee ADHD continuing care proforma (revised)

Coghill, D. (Creator), Lim, S. C. (Creator), Gomez Flores, L. (Creator), Seth, S. (Creator), University of Dundee, 2015

Dataset

File

Prizes

Best Poster Prize Award

Sze Chong Lim (Recipient), 14 Jun 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2010 2010

  • 1 Participation in conference

British Society of Gerontology Scotland Conference - Involving Older People: Meanings and Methods

Christopher Sze Chong Lim (Participant)
14 Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Thesis

Local And Global Explorations Through Design Research

Author: Birnie, S. J., 2014

Supervisor: Rogers, J. (Supervisor), Pullin, G. (Supervisor) & Lim, S. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The Development and Use of Non-Screen Based Interactive Textile Objects for Family Communication

Author: Mcnicoll, J., 2018

Supervisor: Lim, S. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Towards the Uncanny Object: Creating Interactive Craft with Smart Materials

Author: Vones, K. B., 2017

Supervisor: Wilson, S. (Supervisor), Lim, S. C. (Supervisor) & Duplock, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy