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Conference Papers

Ramirez M, 2019, 'The South-to-South Project: Activating Australian-Latin American relations through Design for Sustainability education', Recife, presented at Simpósio de Design Sustentável, Recife, 11 November 2019 - 14 November 2019, https://www.sds2019.oimaginario.com.br/palestras

Ramirez M, 2019, 'Circular economy practices in the Australian commercial furniture industry', in Nissen N; Cooper T (ed.), PLATE 2019 Product Lifetimes and the Environment, Berlin, presented at PLATE 2019 Product Lifetimes and the Environment, Berlin, 18 September 2019 - 20 September 2019, https://www.plateconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Programm_Plate_final_web.pdf

Park S; Park M; Ramirez M, 2019, 'Environmental impacts of smart bulbs: a discussion paper reviewing the current issues and research', in Nissen N; Cooper T (ed.), PLATE 2019 Product Lifetimes and the Environment, Berlin, presented at PLATE 2019 Product Lifetimes and the Environment, Berlin, 18 September 2019 - 20 September 2019, https://www.plateconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Programm_Plate_final_web.pdf

Ramirez M, 2019, 'South-To-South Solutions: An Exchange of Australian and Latin American Design Approaches to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals', in Vezzoli C; Ambrosio M (ed.), Designing sustainability for all, Edizioni Poli.Deign, Milan, pp. 117 - 122, presented at 3rd LeNS world distributed conference, Beijing, Bangalore, Cape Town, Mexico City, Curitiba and Milan, 03 April 2019 - 05 April 2019, http://lensconference3.org/images/program/VOLUME1.pdf

Ramirez M, 2019, 'Sustainable product-service systems: cases from Oceania', in Vezzoli C; Ambrosio M (ed.), Designing Sustainability For All, Edizioni Poli.Design, Milan, pp. 233 - 238, presented at 3rd LeNS World Distributed Conference, Milano, Mexico City, Beijing, Bangalore, Curitiba, Cape Town, 03 April 2019, http://lensconference3.org/images/program/VOLUME1.pdf

Ramirez M, 2018, 'Industrial design education and the circular economy: experiences from UNSW Sydney', in Crocker R (ed.), Industrial design education and the circular economy: experiences from UNSW Sydney, Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour, Adelaide, presented at Unmaking Waste, Adelaide, 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018, https://www.unmakingwaste.org/2018-proceedings/

Ramirez MJ, 2016, 'Ecodesign Practices Amongst Whitegoods Manufacturers', in Delfino E; Vezzoli CA (ed.), Sustainable Energy for All by Design: Proceeding of the LeNSes Conference, Edizioni.POLI.Design, Milano, pp. 189 - 200, presented at LeNSes Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016, https://www.scribd.com/document/324775328/LeNSes-Conference-Proceedings#fullscreen&from_embed

Fennessy L; Ramirez MJ; Clune S; Strachan M; Lockrey S; Varadarajan S, 2016, 'Building capacity for sustainable product service systems in Australian industrial design education: a reflection upon contemporary practice', in Vezzoli CA; Delfino E (ed.), Sustainable Energy for All By Design, Edizioni POLI.design, Milano, pp. 379 - 391, presented at LeNSeS Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016, https://www.scribd.com/document/328685598/Fennessy-L-Ramirez-M-Clune-S-Strachan-M-Lockrey-S-Varadarajan-S-Australia-Building-capacity-for-sustainable-product-service-systems-in-A

Ramirez MJ, 2016, 'Ecodesign practices amongst whitegoods manufacturers', in Vezzoli CA; Delfino E (ed.), Sustainable Energy for All By Design, Edizioni POLI.design, Milano, pp. 189 - 200, presented at LeNSeS International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016, https://www.scribd.com/document/328685568/Ramirez-M-Australia-Ecodesign-practices-amongst-whitewoods-manufacturers

Ramirez MJ, 2015, 'The Resilience Challenge @ UNSW', in The Resilience Challenge @ UNSW, Design for Disaster Response, Sydney, presented at Design for Disaster Response, Sydney, 13 November 2015 - 13 November 2015, https://d4dr15.wordpress.com/authors/

Ramirez MJ, 2014, 'Commitments of university leaders to the Talloires Declaration: are they evidenced in industrial design teaching and learning?', in Leal Filho, Walter WLF (ed.), Commitments of university leaders to the Talloires Declaration: are they evidenced in industrial design teaching and learning?, WSSDU2014 Second World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities, Manchester, presented at WSSDU2014 Second World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities, Manchester, 03 September 2014 - 05 September 2014

Ramirez MJ, 2013, 'Insights into ecodesign practices amongst the world’s largest carmakers', in Insights into ecodesign practices amongst the world’s largest carmakers, 16th ERSCP European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production, Istanbul, presented at 16th ERSCP European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production, Istanbul, 04 June 2013 - 07 June 2013

Ramirez MJ, 2012, 'Educating the responsible industrial designer', in Chova LG; Martinez AL; Torres IC (eds.), Proceedings of ICERI2012 Conference 19th-21st November 2012, IATED-INT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION A& DEVELOPMENT, Madrid, Spain, pp. 2472 - 2481, presented at ICERI2012 5th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Madrid, 19 November 2012 - 21 November 2012, http://library.iated.org/view/RAMIREZ2012EDU

Ramirez MJ, 2012, 'Employability attributes for industrial design graduates', in Chova LG; Martinez AL; Torres IC (eds.), Proceedings of ICERI2012 Conference 19th-21st November 2012, IATED-INT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION A& DEVELOPMENT, Madrid, Spain, pp. 2462 - 2471, presented at ICERI2012 5th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Madrid, 19 November 2012 - 21 November 2012, http://library.iated.org/view/RAMIREZ2012EMP

Ramirez MJ, 2012, 'Award-winning industrial design products: are they are also sustainable?', in Proceedings of the 2nd World Sustainability Forum, MDPI, Basel, Switzerland, pp. 1 - 13, presented at WSF2012 2nd World Sustainability Forum, www.sciforum.net, 01 November 2012 - 30 November 2012, http://www.sciforum.net/presentation/895/pdf

Ramirez MJ, 2012, 'Ethics and social responsibility: integration within industrial design education in Oceania', in Design Research Society 2012: Bangkok (Vol 4), Design Research Society, Bangkok, pp. 1565 - 1580, presented at DRS2012 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Bangkok, 01 July 2012 - 04 July 2012, http://www.designresearchsociety.org/docs-procs/drs2012/drs2012-4.pdf

Behrisch J; Ramirez MJ; Giurco D, 2012, 'The role of industrial design consultancies in diffusing the concept of ecodesign', in Design Research Society 2012: Bangkok (Vol 4), Design Research Society, Bangkok, presented at DRS2012 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Bangkok, 01 July 2012 - 04 July 2012

Ramirez MJ, 2012, 'Socially sustainable product innovations in mainstream international design awards', in Socially sustainable product innovations in mainstream international design awards, DESIS-India International Symposium: Design, a Catalyst of Sustainable India, Ahmedabad, presented at DESIS-India International Symposium: Design, a Catalyst of Sustainable India, Ahmedabad, 27 January 2012 - 28 January 2012

Wechsler A; Ramirez MJ; Crosky AG; Zaharia M; Jones H; Ballerini AA; Nunez MA; Sahajwalla VH, 2011, 'Physical properties of furniture panels from macadamia shells', in Proceedings of the 18th Int. Conf. on Composite Materials (ICCM-18), Jeju Island, Korea, August 21-26, 2011, (CD-ROM)., The Korean Society for Composite Materials, Seoul, Korea, presented at 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, Jeju,Korea, 21 August 2011 - 26 August 2011, http://www.iccm-central.org/Proceedings/ICCM18proceedings/data/2.%20Oral%20Presentation/Aug22(Monday)/M26%20Green%20Composites/M26-6-IF1771.pdf

Wechsler A; Ramirez MJ; Crosky AG; Zaharia M; Jones H; Ballerini AA; Nunez MA; Sahajwalla VH, 2011, 'Sustainable furniture panel composites from forestry and food industry by-products in Australia', in eddBE2011 sustainable wellbeing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, pp. 88 - 93, presented at First International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, 27 April 2011 - 29 April 2011

Ko KK; Ward SJ; Ramirez MJ, 2011, 'Understanding long term product attachment with a view to optimizing product lifetime', in eddBE2011 sustainable wellbeing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, pp. 42 - 46, presented at First International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, 27 April 2011 - 29 April 2011

Wechsler A; Ramírez M; Crosky A; Zaharia M; Jones H; Ballerini A; Núñez M; Sahajwalla V, 2011, 'Physical properties of furniture panels from macadamia shells', in ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials

Behrisch J; Ramirez MJ; Giurco D, 2010, 'The use of ecodesign strategies and tools: state of the art in industrial design praxis, comparing Australian and German consultancies', in Knowledge collaboration & learning for sustainable innovation, Delft University of Technology, Delft, presented at 14th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption, Delft, 25 October 2010 - 29 October 2010, http://www.erscp-emsu2010.org/

Ramirez MJ; Ko KK; Ward SJ, 2010, 'Introducing industrial design students to long-term product attachment', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010, http://www.connected2010.com.au/

Ramirez MJ, 2010, 'Making poverty history: alerting industrial design students to the Millennium Development Goals', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010, http://www.connected2010.com.au/

Ramirez MJ; Wechsler A, 2010, 'Materials development: an alternative career pathway for design graduates', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010, http://www.connected2010.com.au/

Razzaghi M; Ramirez MJ, 2010, 'Proposing to teach cultural affordance to industrial design students', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010

Ramirez MJ; Campbell G; Marosszeky A; Lopes A; Campbell C, 2010, 'SRD Change: Showcasing graduate projects that provoke sustainable changes', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010, http://www.connected2010.com.au/

Ramirez MJ, 2010, 'The university community as a design 'client'', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June 2010 - 01 July 2010, http://www.connected2010.com.au/

Razzaghi M; Ramirez MJ, 2009, 'Cultural affordance of products: coverage within industrial design education', in Creating a Better World: EPDE09, The Design Society + Institution of Engineering Designers, Brighton UK, pp. 483 - 488, presented at 11th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Brighton UK, 10 September 2009 - 11 September 2009, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/vital/access/manager/Repository/unsworks:7840

Ramirez MJ; Nawangpalupi CB; Tonkinwise C, 2007, 'Multiplier and Transfer effects of car sharing in Australia', in Vezzoli C; Ceschin F (ed.), Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange(SCORE!) Conference, Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange(SCORE!) Conference, Milano, presented at Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange(SCORE!) Conference, Milano, 29 November 2007 - 30 November 2007

Ramirez MJ, 2007, 'Culturally-referenced product service systems: ideas from Asian students', in ConnecED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, University of New South Wales, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 July 2007 - 12 July 2007

Ramirez MJ, 2007, 'Promoting Sustainability through Industrial Design Studio Projects', in ConnecED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, University of New South Wales, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 July 2007 - 12 July 2007

Ramirez MJ, 2007, 'Sustainability Integration in Industrial Design Education: A worldwide survey', in ConnecED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, University of New South Wales, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 July 2007 - 12 July 2007

Ramirez MJ; Nawangpalupi CB, 2006, 'Assessing Scenarios for Sustainable Transport in Australia', in Launch Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange (SCORE!) Network, Launch Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange (SCORE!) Network, Wuppertal Germany, presented at Launch Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange (SCORE!) Network, Wuppertal Germany, 23 November 2006 - 25 November 2006

Razzaghi M; Zehner RB; Ramirez MJ, 2005, 'Innovative design: The domain of cultural influences', in 2nd Conference on `Art and Industry, 2nd Conference on Art and Industry, Tehran, pp. 1 - 16, presented at 2nd Conference on Art and Industry, Tehran, 09 November 2005 - 10 November 2005

Razzaghi M; Ramirez MJ, 2005, 'The influence of the designers` own culture on the design aspects of products (framework)', in 6th International Conference of the European Academy of Design, EADO 6, 6th International Conference of the European Academy of Design, EADO 6, Bremen, Germany, presented at 6th International Conference of the European Academy of Design, EADO 6, Bremen, Germany, 29 March 2005 - 31 March 2005

Razzaghi M; Ramirez MJ, 2005, 'Product design: The reflection of designers` preferences', in Art and Industry forum of the Iranian Academy of the Arts, Art and Industry forum of the Iranian Academy of the Arts, Tehran, pp. 1 - 10, presented at Art and Industry forum of the Iranian Academy of the Arts, Tehran, 12 January 2005

Ramirez MJ, 2004, 'Ecological Sustainability Integration in Australian Industrial Design', in Futureground: 2004 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Futureground: 2004 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Melbourne, presented at Futureground: 2004 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Melbourne, 17 November 2004 - 22 November 2004

Ramirez MJ; Tonkinwise C; Andrews T, 2004, 'Designerly PSS Design: Orienting Designers toward Sustainable Service System Outcomes', in SUSPRONET (ed.), Sustainable Product-Service Systems: Practical Value (2nd International SUSPRONET Conference), Sustainable Product-Service Systems: Practical Value (2nd International SUSPRONET Conference), Brussels, Belgiium, pp. 1 - 1, presented at Sustainable Product-Service Systems: Practical Value (2nd International SUSPRONET Conference), Brussels, Belgiium, 03 June 2004 - 04 June 2004

Ramirez MJ, 2002, 'Jump-starting learning communities in the Philippines using available online tools: Educational outcomes and student feedback', in Proceedings - International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002, IEEE, Auckland, pp. 1144 - 1148, presented at International Conference on Computers in Education, Auckland, 03 December 2002 - 06 December 2002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIE.2002.1186175


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