Lynn Harles

Lynn Harles
Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO | IAO · CeRRI

Master of Arts
Design Researcher at Fraunhofer IAO (CeRRI/Berlin-based) and PHD Student at Bauhaus-University in Weimar

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Introduction
Design researcher focusing on science communication practice & research. In her thesis „Embodying Uncertainties” she develops and explores new formats for public engagement in science through design. She questions how scientific uncertainties and ambivalent research topics can be communicated to enable public debates. Against this background, she examines how speculative design practices (SDP) can be used to develop discursive formats for „postnormal science communication".

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How to use cultural dynamics for society-based innovations Working as a design researcher on the intersection of society-based future and innovation research, I am often asked what I actually do all day long at work. Explaining my job seems to be a science in itself. It gets even more complicated when I tell people about my current research on inno...
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Many new design approaches that can nowadays be summarised under the term of discursive and speculative design practices arose from Critical Design in the past decades. They form a proper design discipline that is uncoupled from commercial demands and makes use of design practices to create tangible imaginaries of probable futures for stimulating p...
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Due to latest achievements in the field of biotechnology, we are now enable entering a new biological era - one in which we can intervene in nature in a way that was unthinkable just ten years ago. We thus have at our disposal a powerful tool that not only fundamentally changes the rules of evolution, but also challenges our understanding of nature...

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