design research that solves complex, real world problems
A PhD is humanity’s most serious of all efforts to cut through the fray of ideologies and group think trickery
We have not reached a state of equality in our world. Design is one path to that goal.”
Design is transformative
Design's major emerging role is in brokering humanity’s best knowledge to arrive at workable responses to genuine needs.”
CDI exists to nurture and build PhD students from around the world,
and from a range of design disciplines. This pathway provides information about how to apply.
CDI proactively develops partnerships with industries and communities,
and welcomes the opportunity to demonstrate the commercial and humanitarian value
of design research and innovation.
CDI is responsive to the need for
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