At this years CHI 2016 in San Jose CA, USA, which is considered the top conference for Human-Computer Interaction, Imagination presented three papers relating to their research on design fiction.
Design Fiction at CHI 2016
Pushing the limits of design fiction: the case for fictional research papers available here.
Peer review and design fiction: “Great Scott! The quotes are redacted” available here.
Design fiction: how to build a Voight Kampff machine available here.
Design Fiction is a growing area of Imagination research and highly active in contributing to the growing academic debate around this novel approach.