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Mentian : Developing design fiction for dementia policy. / Darby, Andrew Garfield; Tsekleves, Emmanouil.

Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. ed. / Cristiano Storni; Keelin Leahy; Muireann McMahon; Peter Lloyd; Erik Bohemia. Vol. 6 Limerick : Design Research Society, 2018. p. 2407-2421 (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018; Vol. 6).

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Darby, AG & Tsekleves, E 2018, Mentian: Developing design fiction for dementia policy. in C Storni, K Leahy, M McMahon, P Lloyd & E Bohemia (eds), Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. vol. 6, Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018, vol. 6, Design Research Society, Limerick, pp. 2407-2421. https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.608

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Darby, A. G., & Tsekleves, E. (2018). Mentian: Developing design fiction for dementia policy. In C. Storni, K. Leahy, M. McMahon, P. Lloyd, & E. Bohemia (Eds.), Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018 (Vol. 6, pp. 2407-2421). (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018; Vol. 6). Limerick: Design Research Society. https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.608

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Darby AG, Tsekleves E. Mentian: Developing design fiction for dementia policy. In Storni C, Leahy K, McMahon M, Lloyd P, Bohemia E, editors, Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. Vol. 6. Limerick: Design Research Society. 2018. p. 2407-2421. (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018). https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.608

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Darby, Andrew Garfield ; Tsekleves, Emmanouil. / Mentian : Developing design fiction for dementia policy. Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. editor / Cristiano Storni ; Keelin Leahy ; Muireann McMahon ; Peter Lloyd ; Erik Bohemia. Vol. 6 Limerick : Design Research Society, 2018. pp. 2407-2421 (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018).

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