Anna-Lena Carlsson is a senior lecturer and reseracher in Information Design, at IPR, IDT, Mälardalen University. She received her PhD in Aesthetic at Uppsala University 2005 and held a post doc, financed from NOS-H 2006. She teaches courses in, for example, Design and Aesthetics, Science and Design, and Scientific Writing. She has written/co-written papers/book chapters on design and aesthetics; Nietzsche and aesthetics; Creative Destruction; the poetics of workplaces; aesthetic and poietic elements in information design; artistic visualisations in manufactory industry; and images and sketching. She has been on the Board of Nordic Society of Aesthetics 2008-14 and has been a member in the management team for the research school Innofacture at IPR between 2012-17 and did follow-up reserach on writing processes i PhD education since 2012-17. She is currently on the subcommittee on reserach at MDH. She is a supervisor for a PhD student.
Technical Communication: Language, Lean, and Assembly Manuals. 2013-07-01--2015-06-30.
Follow-up research at Research School Innofacture, IPR, Mälardalen University. 2012 - 2017.
Language in Use - Understanding, and Reading Technical and Interactive Texts from an Easy-to-Read Perspective. 2012-03-01--2012-06-31.
Other interests: Aesthetics and Poietics in Information Design; Design Processes; Design and Innovation, Language Theories
Components of the Design Process of Flexible and Reconfigurable Assembly Systems (May 2018) Natalia Svensson Harari, Anders Fundin, Anna-Lena Carlsson Swedish Production Symposium 2018 (SPS 2018)
CREATIVITY - THE ANGEL OR DEVIL IN THE INNOVATION EDEN (Jan 2018) Bengt Köping Olsson, Anna-Lena Carlsson Participatory Innovation Conference 2018 (PIN-C 2018)
The Poetics of Workplaces (Jun 2017) Anna-Lena Carlsson, Jennie Andersson Schaeffer
Phases of Co-Production (Sep 2015) Anna-Lena Carlsson, Marcus Bengtsson, Anders Fundin, Mats Jackson, Anette Strömberg
The method of photo-elicitation from a phenomenological perspective (Dec 2014) Jennie Andersson Schaeffer, Anna-Lena Carlsson 13th International design conference Design 2014 (DESIGN'14)
|Development of the master program Innovation & Design||finished|
|Follow-up research at Research School Innofacture||finished|
|INNOFACTURE - innovative manufacturing development||active|
|Language in Use||finished|
|Language, Lean, and Assemby Manuals||finished|
|Normkritiskt Utställningslaboratorium / Normcritical Exhibition Lab||finished|