Current Research Degrees at Gray's
Research degrees at Grays School of Art enable experienced art and design practitioners, including policy makers, to explore issues of contemporary practice.
The research opens experience up to challenging questions, conceptual frameworks and contexts in the development of new forms of practice. These position art and design simultaneously as a set of disciplines and as activities in the world.
Considering strategies and applications of ‘design for social innovation’ through collaborative design methodologies.
Investigating into possibilities for encouraging effective socio-political engagement through the manipulation of visual culture.
Lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies at Gray's School of Art and School Erasmus+ and International co-ordinator
Researching feminist manifestos and socially engaged practice.
Seeking appropriate measures to evaluate the effectiveness of innovation enablers and assess the contribution of these methods and design interventions to business organisations.
Research as part of the AHRC funded Design in Action project, which brings together businesses, designers and academics to work collaboratively using design as a strategy for innovation.
Investigating the theory and practice of cultural leadership in the context of political, social and economic changes emerging from the global financial crisis.
An AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award with Woodend Barn, Banchory, looking at the influence of art as a social process in organisational situations.