Competitions & Submission Opportunities


Design Research Society Conference

Invitation for submissions

Deadline: 15th February 2018


The Mayor’s Entrepreneur Competition

Business/social enterprise competition

Deadline: 18th February 2018


It Wasn’t Written Designerly Ways of Historiography Symposium

Call for papers

Deadline: 19th February 2018


British Library PhD Research Placement Scheme

Call for applications

Deadline: 19th February 2018


International Design For All Foundation Good Practices Awards

Call for entries

Deadline: 23rd February


Live Interfaces Conference – Inspiration, Performance, Emancipation

Call for Doctoral Symposium papers

Deadline: 28th February 2018


Society for Experiential Graphic Design Conference

Call for papers

Deadline: 2nd March 2018


Living Machines Conference

Call for papers related to robotics, biometric materials and structures, nature inspired design, hybrid machine/organism systems

Deadline: 12th March 2018


CONFIA 2018 International Conference on Illustration and Animation

Call for papers

Deadline: 15th March 2018


Digitally Engaged Learning Conference

Call for papers

Deadline: 15th March 2018


Student Interaction Design Research (SIDeR) Conference

Call for papers. Enquiries to

Deadline: 21st March 2018


Tangible Intangible Heritage Built Environment Conference

Call for abstracts

Deadline: 1st April 2018


Photography In Academic Research: Images In The Post-Truth Era

Call for panels, papers and visual submissions

Deadline: 6th April 2018


Participatory Design Conference

Call for student projects

Deadline: 14th May 2018


Method & Critique – Frictions and Shifts in Research through Design Conference

Call for abstracts

Deadline: 1st June 2018


Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies

Invitation for submissions

Deadline: 30th June 2018


The Design Journal

PhD study report invitation for submissions

No deadline