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  • Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Linkoping University Electronic Press http://www.svid.se/sv/Forskning/Design-Research-Journal/Forskningsartiklar/Forskningsartiklar-2013/Effective-Approaches-For-Innovation-Support-For-Smes/, 2013)
    MALINS, J. and GULARI, M. N., 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.13, pp. 32-39.
    Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the ...
  • Enhancing the capabilities of small producers in developing countries to meet global challenges: an investigation into the contribution of international craft development initiatives. 

    Reijonen, Eeva Katriina (The Robert Gordon University Grays School of Art, 2010-08)
    Worldwide, externally supported craft development initiatives aim to enhance the capability of local craft producers to succeed in globalized markets. However, the contribution that these organizations make towards the ...
  • Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McKillop, Chris (Intellect http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/adch.4.1.31/1, 2005-09)
    MALINS, J. and McKILLOP, C., 2005. Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 4 (1), pp. 31-48.
    Personal development planning (PDP) is a phrase that encompasses a number of activities including reflecting on learning, recording of achievement and career planning. Embedding these activities is a goal widely shared ...
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2014-12)
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth and job creation. Governments have devoted considerable resources to increase their competitiveness in the market. Several design support ...
  • An exploration of hybrid art and design practice using computer-based design and fabrication tools. 

    Marshall, John James (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-02)
    The researcher’s previous experience suggested the use of computer-based design and fabrication tools might enable new models of practice that yield a greater integration between the 3D art and design disciplines. A ...
  • Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Robertson, Sara; McIntyre, Lisa; Cruickshank, Leila; Scott, Kirsty (Robert Gordon University., 2012)
    MALINS, J., STEED, J., FAIRBURN, S., ROBERTSON, S., MCINTYRE, L., CRUICKSHANK, L. and SCOTT, K., 2012. Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    A report prepared for the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, which examines the potential of new textiles solutions for health applications. Following a Sandpit event hosted by the Scottish ...
  • A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McDonagh, Deana (Design Society., 2008-09)
    MALINS, J. and MCDONAGH, D., 2008. A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. In: A. CLARKE, M. EVATT, P. HOGARTH, J. LLOVERAS and L. PONS, eds. New perspectives in design education: Proceedings of the Engineering and Product Design Education Conference held at Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 4-5 September 2008, Volume 1. Design Society. Pp. 198-203.
    Design education is facing some interesting and challenging times. Students need to be equipped with all the necessary designing skills, whilst being effective interdisciplinary team players and sensitive design researchers. ...
  • Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs 

    Malins, Julian Paul (SVID, 2011)
    MALINS, J. P., 2011. Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.11, pp. 25-31.
    Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)1 are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be achieved. One possible reason for this may be because of a lack ...
  • Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (University of Porto, School of Fine Arts/European Academy of Design. http://endlessend.up.pt/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/EAD9-Conference-Proceedings_r.pdf, 2011-05)
    MALINS, J. P., 2011. Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs [online]. 4-7 May 2011. Porto: University of Porto, School of Fine Arts. Available from: http://endlessend.up.pt/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/EAD9-Conference-Proceedings_r.pdf [Accessed 2 December 2013]
    Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be brought about. One possible reason for this may be because of a ...
  • An investigation into the communication exchange between small business client and graphic designer. 

    Cumming, Deborah (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2007-08)
    Graphic designers encounter particular difficulties when undertaking work for small business clients. Identifying the core business values is an essential step to ensure that a successful design solution results. An ...
  • Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150181, 2015-09)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J. and SALMAN, H., 2015. Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 205-216.
    This paper presents the application of a Conceptual Design Stages Protocol during feasibility stages within a multidisciplinary design team, for the purpose of bridging the gap between ideas generation and their representation ...
  • The monitoring and control of specialist ceramic kiln atmospheres and emissions. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1993-05)
    The ceramic glazing techniques of vapour glazing, reduction lustre, Raku and fuming all require specialised firing conditions with the use of potentially hazardous kiln atmospheres and specialist kiln designs for their ...
  • The post disciplinary digital practitioner. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Pengelly, Jon; Marshall, John (Design Society http://www.designsociety.org/publication/28433/the_post-disciplinary_digital_practitioner, 2007-09)
    MALINS, J., PENGELLY, J. and MARSHALL, J., 2007 The post disciplinary digital practitioner. In: E. BOHEMIA, A. CLARKE, K. HILTON and C. MCMAHON, eds. Shaping the future: proceedings of the 9th engineering and product design education international conference. 13-14 September 2007. London: Design Society. pp. 437-442.
    As new models of digital practice emerge, new pedagogies are being developed which are adopting a transdisciplinary approach to learning. The paper examines the concept of transdisciplinarity drawing on a range of examples ...
  • Projectspace: linking design education with business. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Murray, Annette (Design Society. http://www.designsociety.org/publication/30976/ds_69_proceedings_of_epde_2011_the_13th_international_conference_on_engineering_and_product_design_education_london_uk_08-09_09_2011, 2011-09)
    MALINS, J. and MURRAY, A., 2011. Projectspace: linking design education with business. In: A. KOVACEVIC, W. ION, C. MCMAHON, L. BUCK and P. HOGARTH, eds. Design Education for Creativity and Business Innovation: the 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education. 8–9 September 2011. London: Design Society. Pp. 11-15.
    Design graduates are increasingly called upon to work in cross-disciplinary ways in order to respond to the challenges of designing services and products. Working in multidisciplinary teams on live projects involving ...
  • Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. 

    Bunnell, Katie (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1998)
    BUNNELL, K. 1998. Re:presenting making: the integration of new technology into ceramic designer-maker practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    See Coversheet for system requirements. The aim of the research is to integrate computer technologies and environmentally - sensitive materials and processes into the practice of the ceramic designer-maker, in order to ...
  • Research procedures/methology for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Malins, Julian Paul (Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University. http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/subj/ats/Research-VisualizingResearch/publications.htm, 1993)
    GRAY, C. and MALINS, J., 1993. Research procedures/methodology for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper attempts to put into context the issues which surround the endeavours of researchers working in the field of Art and Design, in particular the philosophy and context of research procedures / methodologies. ...
  • 'Stories about ... assessment': understanding and enhancing students' experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using on-line storytelling and visual representations. 

    McKillop, Chris (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2006-09)
    This thesis aims to investigate students’ qualitative experiences of assessment in art and design higher education using storytelling and visual representations. It aims to investigate whether collaborative storytelling ...
  • Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Boru, Asli; Malins, Julian Paul (Design Society. http://www.designsociety.org/event/117/e_pde_2011_design_education_for_creativity_and_business_innovation, 2011-09)
    GULARI, M., BORU, A. and MALINS, J. 2011. Towards an evolutionary understanding on the success of participatory design. In: A. KOVACEVIC, W. ION, C. MCMAHON, L. BUCK and P. HOGARTH, eds. Design Education for Creativity and Business Innovation: the 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education. 8–9 September 2011. London: Design Society. Pp. 721-726.
    The notion of `participation, and the democratization of design' is not just a movement for social innovation but it is also a powerful methodology for the innovation of products and services. However, the complicated ...
  • Transformative design thinking: a human-centred model for innovation. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (University of Gothenberg http://meetagain.se/papers/three/ead10_malins_.pdf, 2013-04)
    MALINS, J. P., 2013. Transformative design thinking: a human-centred model for innovation. In: M. DENNERT, ed. Crafting the Future: The 10th European Academy of Design Conference, 17-19 April 2013. Gothenberg: University of Gothenberg.
    In recent years there have been a number of Innovation Centres established in the UK and associated funding calls to support the development of new ones, however there is no common theoretical framework, which underpins ...
  • "Trust me, I am a designer", why is there a lack of trust in design expertise? 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Malins, Julian Paul (European Academy of Design http://ebkonferens.se/papers/ten/ead_2013gulariexpertisefinalfeb1.pdf, 2013-04-17)
    GULARI, M.N., FAIRBURN, S. and MALINS, J. 2013. "Trust me, I am a designer", why is there a lack of trust in design expertise? In Proceedings of the 10th European academy of design conference [EAD 10]: crafting the future, 17-19 April 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden. Lancaster: European Academy of Design. Available from: http://ebkonferens.se/papers/ten/ead_2013gulariexpertisefinalfeb1.pdf
    The design field has broadened to include a wide range of design interventions following the promotion of concepts such as design thinking that are based on a generalist mind-set. Yet, some designers as specialist-generalists ...