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Find out more about our research staff and their specific area of expertise in art and design.

Ceramics

Professor Julian Malins

Areas of Expertise:

  • Design & innovation for business
  • Creative problem solving
  • Design methods
  • Research methods for art & design
  • Advanced technologies for supporting learning in art & design
  • Research supervision in art & design
  • Ceramics & kiln design
  • Special atmospheres for firing ceramics

T: 01224 216087

E: j.malins@rgu.ac.uk

Computer Design Work

Libby Curtis

Areas of Expertise:

  • Jewellery design
  • Mixed media & fine metal fabrication
  • Patination of metals
  • Computer-aided design for craft production
  • Design studies

T: 01224 263643

E: e.curtis@rgu.ac.uk

Fashion, Jewellery and Accessory Design

Libby Curtis

Areas of Expertise:

  • Jewellery design
  • Mixed media & fine metal fabrication
  • Patination of metals
  • Computer-aided design for craft production
  • Design studies

T: 01224 263643

E: e.curtis@rgu.ac.uk

 

Kim Eason

Areas of Expertise:

  • Fashion & accessory design with particular reference to women's wear
  • Working with recycled materials; producing new treasures from old
  • The art of deconstructed fashion
  • Fabric manipulation, embellishment & cutting techniques

T: 01224 263622

E: k.d.eason@rgu.ac.uk

 

Leonard Smith

Areas of Expertise:

  • Contemporary jewellery design & manufacture
  • Precious metals fabrication
  • Rapid manufacturing processes
  • Impact of contemporary manufacturing technologies on 3D visual language

T: 01224 263616

E: l.smith@rgu.ac.uk

Metal Work

Libby Curtis

Areas of Expertise:

  • Jewellery design
  • Mixed media & fine metal fabrication
  • Patination of metals
  • Computer-aided design for craft production
  • Design studies

T: 01224 263643

E: e.curtis@rgu.ac.uk

 

Leonard Smith

Areas of Expertise:

  • Contemporary jewellery design & manufacture
  • Precious metals fabrication
  • Rapid manufacturing processes
  • Impact of contemporary manufacturing technologies on 3D visual language

T: 01224 263616

E: l.smith@rgu.ac.uk

Teaching, Learning and Research

Cameron Campbell

Areas of Expertise:

  • Visual communications
  • Geographic information systems
  • Inter-relationship of 2/3D images
  • Continuing professional development
  • Maps/cartography
  • European arts education

T: 01224 263607

E: c.campbell@rgu.ac.uk

 

Professor Julian Malins

Areas of Expertise:

  • Design & innovation for business
  • Creative problem solving
  • Design methods
  • Research methods for art & design
  • Advanced technologies for supporting learning in art & design
  • Research supervision in art & design
  • Ceramics & kiln design
  • Special atmospheres for firing ceramics

T: 01224 216087

E: j.malins@rgu.ac.uk

Visual Arts

Cameron Campbell

Areas of Expertise:

  • Visual communications
  • Geographic information systems
  • Inter-relationship of 2/3D images
  • Continuing professional development
  • Maps/cartography
  • European arts education

T: 01224 263607

E: c.campbell@rgu.ac.uk

 

Professor Anne Douglas

Areas of Expertise:

  • Practice-led research in visual arts
  • Visual arts practice in specific cultural contexts
  • Critical writing on visual art practice
  • Arts project evaluation
  • Sculpture & drawing
  • Public art practice

T: 01224 263647

E: a.douglas@rgu.ac.uk