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About Design for Government

Are you a civil servant interested in how design can be applied to innovate in policy design? Are you a student interested in designing with … more

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Reflections on the 2016 Final Show

This blog post reports on final presentation and outcomes of the DfG course. The post is written by members from two teams working with the … more

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Deep in the Solution Phase

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by one of the two groups dealing with the Ministry of … more

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Midterm excitement – halfway through and more challenges to come!

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by one of the two groups dealing with the Ministry of … more

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Starting the search for solutions

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by one of the two groups dealing with the Ministry of … more

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View the mid-review presentation slides

Photo: Seungho Lee The 2016 Design for Government (DfG) course is halfway through and promising directions were presented in the mid-review event on 5 Apr at Tieteiden … more

DfG 2015 students after their final presentation at the House of Estates.

Invitation! DfG 2016 Final Show

Are you interested in new and proactive ways of policy-making and public service-provision? What happens when multidisciplinary student teams take on policy design challenges? The … more

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Dancing with mobility systems

  Starting to dance with systems During the past two sessions of the DfG course we deepened our understanding of Empathic Design methodologies with practical … more

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Kick-Off to the 2016 DfG course!

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by one of the two groups dealing with the Ministry of Environment’s … more

A systems model from Re:form, a DfG 2015 project for the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry, team: Eevi Saarikoski, Lee Herold, Panu Autio and Richard Hylerstedt

Projects announced for DfG’16!

We’re thrilled to announce the 3 projects for 2016 Design for Government (DfG) course! These projects are the result of proposals made by Finnish ministries, … more

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Model for Human-Centric Governance

Design for Government (DfG) celebrates the New Year recognising great achievements over 2015 – ‘Design for Government: Human-centric Governance Through Experiments’, which we produced with … more