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Web Casts are recorded broadcasts by renowned experts in the field of design and/or human behavior, available free of charge. InformeDesign is always interested in hearing your suggestions of who you would like to communicate with from the research fields of design and human behavior. To make a suggestion, please contact us. Or, if you have a Web cast you’d like to have posted, please contact us.

Building a Better Cubicle
Guy Newsham, PhD, Principal Research Officer
Institute for Research in Construction with the National Research Council Canada (NRC) (www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca)
Focus: How the design of open-plan offices affects noise, visual distractions, and privacy in the workplace.
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Creating a Business Case for Healing Environments
Jain Malkin, President
Jain Malkin Inc. (www.jainmalkin.com)
Focus: How designers make a business case for creating healthcare environments that affect the organization’s clinical patient outcomes, staff recruitment and retention, and facility operational efficiency and productivity.
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Engaging in Evidence-Based Design (EBD)
Denise Guerin, Principal
Martin & Guerin Design Research, LLC (www.mgdesignresearch.com)
Focus: How designers can engage in evidence-based design to enhance their design process and design outcomes.
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Productivity in Buildings: The Killer Variables
Adrian Leaman, Usable Buildings Trust (www.usablebuildings.co.uk)
Focus: How buildings affect productivity at work.
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