Category Archives: Student projects

Open Design in Healthcare

Within the field of healthcare engaging people who ultimately have to use a product in that product’s design and development is an essential step in achieving a successful outcome...
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Dementia Journalling

Dementia is an umbrella term for a number of conditions that impact on memory, orientation, language and visuospatial skills...
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Re-designing patient experiences with graphic design students

Improving patient experience and simultaneously giving graphic design students real world learning experience...
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Exploring the role of design thinking as a self- management tool for children

Rebecca's research is an exploration of design practice in a healthcare context...
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Reclaiming Patient Narrative: Interrogating the Patient Experience of Genetic Conditions through Film – Fine Art PhD; Emma O’Connor

... unravelling the concept of patient narrative, and proposing that the structure and particularity of filmmaking reveals the elements of individual patient narratives, often cited as ineffable.
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Dry powder micro inhaler – Industrial Design MA; Mark Fisher

...finding ways of making inhalers less stigmatising.
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Tactile control systems for inclusive design – Industrial Design MA; Hannah Carter-Brown

Tactile control systems on kitchen products to allow older people to maintain their independence for longer...
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‘Every picture tells a story’ – PhD; Claire Craig

...exploring the lived experience of residential care through participatory photographic research methods
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Open Design of Medical Devices – PhD; Matt Dexter

Matt's portfolio of work will help explain what these are and the importance of putting the user and the heart of the design of these products...
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Design of surgical apparatus – Industrial Design MA and PhD; Saiful Hasley

Saiful is interested in working with surgeons in the design of surgical tools...
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