human factors

Diverse Research Saves Lives

The topic of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in research has been discussed for decades. The need to improve these initiatives has gained even more attention as recent events and studies have highlighted many disparities such as those in healthcare. Many factors contribute to disparities in healthcare and clinical research, all of which lead to very real consequences. Read more

Measuring the effect of previous experience on users' success with a new injection device

Join us as we virtually present our HFES Healthcare Symposium posters May 18. We are excited to share the research of our very own Human Factors Engineer, Emily Borst. She will be discussing her findings from her analysis of users’ previous injection experience and if it impacted their performance when using a new combination product. If you are as interested in her findings as we are, make sure. Read more

The 2020 HFES Healthcare Symposium is back… and it’s virtual!

It has been a few weeks since the decision was made to cancel the HFES Healthcare Symposium in light of the increasing spread of COVID-19. We are happy to announce that you can now put it back on your calendars, no travel necessary. May 18 to May 21, 2020 you will be able to access the same great lectures and workshops from a seat on your couch. Read more

Data and Equality

Design Science proudly recognizes that more than two-thirds of our employees are women, especially as we come to the end of a whirlwind Women’s History Month.   Read more

7 Practical Tips to Get More Value from Eye Tracking Research

Working on numerous eye tracking studies over the last two years, I feel I have gained the authority to say a word or two on eye tracking research. The research method is critical to our work at Design Science and has found itself to be ever more promising our clients and to us than ever before. Using eye tracking successfully in the field requires both a firm grasp on the theory and practical. Read more

Healthcare Providers: We want your input!

At Design Science our mission is to amplify the needs of users to cultivate advancement in health care technology. That’s why we need your input! We’re looking for medical professionals to participate in simulated studies at Design Science. Help influence how products can be made safer, easier, and better! Read more

Design (Science) Thinking

We put our heads together last week in a workshop aimed at expanding the role of Design Thinking in our organization’s culture. Every day, our engineers, researchers, designers, and strategic partnership associates use the methods of design thinking to tackle, analyze, and solve problems. The workshop was an excellent reminder that humans remain the focal point of our work. We spent the afternoon. Read more

A Year in Review: 2018

What a year! This year, we... Read more

DS Attends the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit 2018

From December 3rd to 4th, our German employee, David Grosse-Wentrup, joined the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit in Berlin, Germany. Read more

Welcome to Design Science: The Story Behind the New Video

If you work in a field like human factors and usability research, the question “so what do you do for a living?” is rarely simple to answer. When I began my design internship at Design Science in the spring of 2018, explaining this type of research was a common challenge I faced. Although I was new, I found I wasn’t alone when it came to explaining everything the company had to offer. Read more

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