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Staff Profiles

Staff engaged in innovative design research


Dr Stuart English
Programme Leader MA Design, Programme Leader MA Design Management, Programme Leader MA Design Professional Practice
A specialist in design led innovation, Dr. English leads a portfolio of postgraduate programmes, he is creator of Ideas-lab and has returned outputs in all five of the University’s REF submissions ... more>>

Dr Veronika Kapsali
Reader in Biomimetics
PhD Mechanical Engineering– University of Bath; BA (Hons) Design Technology for the Fashion Industry - London College of Fashion
Veronika is a Reader in Biomimetic Systems and leader of the BioExplore theme at Northumbria University's P3i Studio/Labs. She is also the inventor and co-director of MMT Textiles Limited, an R&D company... more>>

Dr Wessie Ling
Reader in Fashion Practice
BA (Hons), MA, PhD
A trained cultural historian and artist, Ling uses academic writing and visual art practice to address her work. The discourse of cultural identities in the production of fashion and cultural property of... more>>

Alex Williams
Reader in Product Design
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering; MA Industrial Design; PhD in Architectural Design
Prior to joining Northumbria, I was a Professor in Design Management at the University of Salford since 2007, & before that a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Product Design. I originally started out... more>>

ADSS Joyce Yee1 Staffprofile 100Dr Joyce S. R. Yee
Programme Leader for BA Interactive Media Design
BA (Hon), MA, PhD
Joyce is Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Interactive Media Design at Northumbria University. Formally trained in Visual Communication, she has over 15 years working experience in wide range of environments:... more>>

Professor Robert Young
Chair of Design Practice, Research & Innovation Lead, Dept. of Design Director, Centre for Design Research Coordinator, northumbria DESIS Lab
BA(Hons) First Class, PhD
Robert (Bob) Young is the Professor of Design Practice in the Department of Design, Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University, head of its 'Innovate' academic community and Director... more>>



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