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Andrew David Morrison


Institute of Design


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Andrew Morrison is Professor of Interdisciplinary Design at the Institute of Design (IDE). As Director of The Centre for Design Research at IDE, he takes part in and leads a range of design research projects. These cover Communication Design, dynamic interfaces and social media; RFID, mediation and activty; Service Design and innovation in leadership; electronic arts installation; narrative and mobile media; and online research mediation.

Andrew has been central to the ongoing redesign and teaching in the last two intakes of the PhD school at AHO. He is currently supervisor for 8 PhD students at AHO, has been a member of the PHD Board and Is Co-ordinator of the 2011 AHO PhD school. He was paper co-chair for Nordes 09, Engaging Artifacts, 3rd Nordic Design Research Conference (www.nordes.org). He has published widely in journals, books and online and has a special research interest in online research mediation. AHO colleagues recently contributed to this latter interest through a project called GRIG (Guild of Reality Integrators and Generators) funded by the EU in an international research seminar on Research Mediation.

Selected publications include: Morrison (A.) (Ed.) Inside Multimodal Composition (Hampton Press, 2010) and in Wagner, I. et al. (Eds). Exploring Digital Design (Springer, 2010). Andrew is currently guest editor for a special issue of the online open access journal FORM Akademisk ( Spring 2010) and Computers & Composition (August 2011).

Andrew joined AHO after leading the Communication Design Group at InterMedia, an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Oslo. Links with InterMedia are continued through joint projects and initiatives that range form designing to co-publication and teaching. In part these are also connected to the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.
For earlier work see: www.intermedia.uio.no/display/Im2/Andrew+Morrison


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