Background and activities

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad. (2017) Confronting the five paradoxes of humanitarian design. Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design.
  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad. (2016) The Humanitarian Innovation lab dialogue series: defining the 'how's' of humanitarian innovation at NTNU. NordDesign 2016.
  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad; Asheim, Jonas. (2016) The Added Value of Social Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Social Design in Norway. Social entrepreneurship and social enterprices. Nordic perspectives..
  • Grande, Julie; Nielsen, Brita Fladvad. (2014) The Capability Approach: Theoretical Discussion in Light of a Design Project. Design Education & Human Technology Relations. The 16th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education.
  • Hasselknippe, Kathinka Strand; Reikvam, Gudrun; Nielsen, Brita Fladvad. (2014) HCD in a Quasi-Market: Lessons from a Design Project in Kebri Beyah Refugee Camp, Ethiopia. Design Education & Human Technology Relations. The 16th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education.
  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad; Santos, Ana Laura R.. (2013) Key Challenges of Product Development for Humanitarian Markets. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).
  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad. (2012) Participate! A critical investigation into the relationship between participation and empowerment in design for development. Proceedings of The Ninth Norddesign Conference, 2012.
  • Nielsen, Brita Fladvad; Asheim, Jonas. (2012) Mapping the added value of design thinking in social entrepreneurship. Proceedings of The Ninth Norddesign Conference, 2012.

Report/dissertation