Service Design Academy


Local designer Linsey McIntosh with the finished warp and weft of magical tartan

Designing a Cancer Lived Expertise Tartan 

One of  Service Design Academy’s standout moments of 2023 was when we helped to co-design a unique lived experience tartan at CanDu Cancer Dundee Support Network’s
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Speaker on stage at SDGC23 event

Service Design Network Global Conference

Our lead consultant Katie Murrie was delighted to join expert colleagues and service design practitioners at the Service Design Conference at the beginning of October.
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Picture of blue ocean with pumpkin face on stones

Service Design for Impact – October Update

As we get ready for a programme of scheduled and customised training into 2024, we reflect on the importance of knowledge and skills gained in
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Service Design for Data Professionals

New online course with fully funded places launches
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The Service Design Academy and Dundee and Angus College logos appear in circles above a collection of icons connected with lines depicting people, place, a light bulb, cogs, a clock, a pen, a looking glass, and cloud. Various arrows depict movement and data transfer.

Grow your service design capacity: New August courses

Two new courses starting in August 2023. Here's a rundown of what you could be learning in just over a month from now!
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Dr Jo McNicoll (who is white, with long blonde hair, and wearing a black puffer jacket visible from the waist up) shaking hands with a bronze statue on a street in Helsinki. In the background is a parked cars and two buildings: one rendered in cream with a vertical blue strip around one set of windows, the other brown brick with continuous horizontal strips of windows.

The Professional Development Award and Me – Dr Jo McNicoll

Dr Jo McNicoll tells us what first drew her to the Service Design Academy and how service design has inspired her. She offers expert
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