Design for Good…

I was invited to give a lecture as part of the THIS WAY UP Public and Collaborative Lecture Series (Lecture 11) at Central Saint Martins on 13 March 2017. My lecture entitled “Design for Good…” critically examined Design’s past, present and future role in significant societal issues and showed how Design and, in particular, Design research might be at the …

Design Theme Advisory Group (TAG)

I am delighted to name the Design Theme Advisory Group members who will be responsible for advising the AHRC and myself on issues related to the AHRC’s support of its strategic priority area of Design. The Design TAG members are: Tom Inns, Glasgow School of Art (Chair) Paul Chamberlain, Sheffield Hallam University Martyn Evans, Manchester Metropolitan University James Moultrie, Cambridge …

Design Leadership Fellowship Aims

The Aims of my Design Leadership Fellowship are as follows: To increase the quantity and quality of Design-led research proposals. To strengthen the research capacity of the next generation of Design researchers. To act as an ambassador for Design research across all sectors of UK society. To use design research as a tool for delivering real and positive social change.