Seeing and communicating linked
The Lighting Research Center (LRC: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) is making available, at the YouTube address noted below, a short tutorial on the best lighting for at-home video conferences; the insights shared by this prestigious research team are also applicable in conference rooms at employer owned/managed facilities. As the LRC team shares “Whether you are taking part in a virtual meeting with colleagues, participating in a job interview, or giving a presentation, you want to make sure that you look your best, and that people can clearly understand you.
Influencing social- and case-related communication
Generating quality conversations
An opportunity to enhance experience
Weijs-Perree lead a team that investigated how university employees and students use spaces for face-to-face interactions.
Cognitive scientists have thoroughly investigated how museum design can support wellbeing and uplifting experiences for all users, employees and visitors alike. Museum-related research findings can be applied to develop noteworthy exhibition and educational spaces.
Berthelsen and colleagues investigated the implications of transitioning university staff from cell offices to an activity-based workplace.
Designing for interacting and adding value
Research by Homeke, Holler, and Levinson confirms how important it is that people be able to see each other well during conversations, whether discussions are in-person or electronic.