Nurun Award for User Experience Design Winner: Irene Li

Winning Project: Fieldnotes

By Irene Li, York University/Sheridan College, Toronto/Oakville, ON


Award sponsored by Nurun


Fieldnotes is a fictitious browser-based open education ecosystem that aims to enhance virtual academic tools and create more immersive virtual learning spaces for students today. Its core features enable students to read and engage with academic readings more natively on screen while encouraging conversations and discussions amongst peers in an online space that is more natural to the screen.
Educator Support: Philippe Jean


Honourable Mentions



  • Isabella Althoff, Senior Manager, UX Design at ALDO Group, Montreal, QC

  • Joanna Gee RGD, Senior UX Designer at Critical Mass, San Francisco, CA

  • Iffat Jokhio RGD, Design Lead, UX Designer, Design Researcher, Project Manager at Pivot, Toronto, ON

  • David Han, Director of Experience Design at Nurun, Toronto, ON