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Jon Spruce

Programme Leader
BA (Hons) Product Design and Craft, BA (Hons) Product Design

Research

A selection of recent research outputs.

Conference Papers

Spruce, J., douglas, M., kiernan, L., ryan, AM., 2018. 'HAVE WE REACHED PEAK DESIGN THINKING? Are we entering a new paradigm for how it is used within practice and business?', Design Research Society Conference 2018, Design As A Catalyst For Change, Limerick, Ireland, 25/6/2018 - 28/6/2018, in http://www.drs2018limerick.org/participation/proceedings.

Spruce, J., Evans, M., 2013. 'Supplying the demand: Aligning product design curricula and the professional practice of design', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Design Education - Growing our Future, Dublin, Ireland, 5/9/2013 - 6/9/2013, in The Design Society, Institute of Engineering Designers.

Spruce, J., 2012. 'DEVELOPING THE DESIGN CURRICULUM', IE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2012, london, 28/3/2012 - 29/3/2012.

Spruce, J., Evans, M., 2012. 'Supplying The Demand (Conference Presentation)', in International Journal of Art & Design Education.

Spruce, J., evans, M., 2012. 'Working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living: Industry expectations of junior designers', EPDE 2012 Conference in Antwerp on 6 -7 September, antwerp, 6/9/2012 - 7/9/2012.

Spruce, J., 2011. 'AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO DEVELOPING HIGHER GRADUATE SKILLS IN DESIGN EDUCATION', INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, london, 8/9/2011 - 9/9/2011, in ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, pp. 373-378.

Spruce, J., 2011. 'An integrated approach to developing higher graduate skills in design education', LJMU LEARNING & TEACHING CONFERENCE 2011, liverpool, 14/6/2011 - 15/6/2011.

Spruce, J., evans, M., 2011. 'THE LEGACY OF DESIGN: WHAT CONTRIBUTION DOES A DEGREE MAKE TO YOUR FUTURE DESIGN CAREER?', INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, london, 8/9/2011 - 9/9/2011, in 13th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, pp. 385-390.

Spruce, J., 2010. 'Developing integrated approaches towards higher graduate skills in design education', The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference (ISSOTL), Liverpool, UK, 19/10/2010 - 22/10/2010, in no.

Spruce, J., dunlop, D., 2010. 'Developing the Design Curriculum: A case study of student centred professional framework modules', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 2/9/2010 - 3/9/2010, in yes, 1 (1), pp. 72-76.

Spruce, J., evans, M., 2009. 'Knowledge Networks: Collaboration between industry and academia in design', D2B2: International Design Management Symposium, Tsinghua, China, 24/4/2009 - 26/4/2009, in yes, 1 (1), pp. 427-435.

Spruce, J., Evans, M., 2008. 'Life after the party: Student experiences and graduate expectations', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, 4/9/2008 - 5/9/2008, in yes, 2, pp. 761-766.

Spruce, J., 2007. 'Examining the role of the studio environment within design education', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Shaping the Future, Newcastle, UK, 13/9/2007 - 14/9/2007, in the design society.

Spruce, J., Wilkie, T., 2007. 'The implementation of PDP within a practice based curriculum', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Shaping the Future, Newcastle, UK, 13/9/2007 - 14/9/2007, in the design society, institute of engineering designers.

Spruce, J., Evans, M., 2005. 'Knowledge Networks: Collaboration between industry & academia in design', Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, Crossing Design Boundaries, Edinburgh, 7/9/2005 - 10/9/2005.

Other Outputs

Gandy, RJ., Spruce, J., 2018. 'Celebrating Stan & Joe: Wellbeing benefits of celebrating heroes through Art'.

Spruce, J., Buckley, C., 2018. 'George Garrett Archive Exhibition'.

Spruce, J., Hollywood, G., 2018. 'Ruby Slippers, Set Design & Construction'.

Spruce, J., Duckett, R., 2018. 'Writing on the Wall Festival 2016 'Time Machine' installation'.

, 2012. 'Immersive Experiences'.

, 2012. 'Liverpool World Museum, Human Evolution Gallery'.

, 2012. 'Roberts (along with Jon Spruce [LJMU] and Fang Bin Guo [LJMU]) has been awarded funding for 250,000 from the Arts & Humanities Research Council's Newton Fund 'Development through the Creative Economy in China'. The team of three will now act from Octobe'.

, 2012. 'Stan Cullis & Joe Mercer Memorial'.

, 2010. 'Celebrating Age: Arts and Cultural Organisations Leading Change'.