Design Studies

Design Studies

Guided by Tronto’s (1993) ethic of care framework and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), the authors of this qualitative study focus on the ways in which health innovation designers reason around care and responsibility and translate these notions into their work. The exploratory findings provide a novel empirical basis for scholars to conceptualize health innovation...

Guided by Tronto’s (1993) ethic of care framework and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), the authors of this qualitative study focus on the ways in which health innovation designers reason around care and responsibility and translate these notions into their work. The exploratory findings provide a novel empirical basis for scholars to conceptualize health innovation designers as ‘care-makers’ and to integrate designers within the care relationship alongside caregivers and care-receivers.