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Inclusive Design Advisor: Understanding the Design Practice Before Developing Inclusivity Tools

Emilene Zitkus, Patrick Langdon, and P. John Clarkson

Journal of Usability Studies, Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2013, pp. 127 - 143

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About the Authors

Emilene Zitkus

Emilene Zitkus

Ms. Zitkus is a PhD candidate at the Engineering Design Centre (EDC) interested in industrial design practice and inclusive design, particularly in accessibility and usability of everyday products. She has spent over 10 years in industry as a product designer and an ergonomist. She has an MSc in Human Factors for Inclusive Design.

 

Patrick Langdon 

Patrick Langdon

Dr. Langdon has been conducting research in the EDC since 1998 and is recently managing and leading an Inclusive Design project (i~design3). He is part of the EU research group (GUIDE project) and the India-UK project IU-ATC. He is editor of five books in the field on Universal Accessibility & Assistive Technology and has published a number of journal and conference papers.

 

John Clarkson 

John Clarkson

Prof. Clarkson is the director of the EDC since 1997. His research interests are in the general area of engineering design, particularly the development of design methodologies to address specific issues, for example, process management, healthcare, and inclusive design. He has published over 450 papers and written and edited a number of books on medical equipment design and inclusive design.