David Swann

David Swann is a Professor in Design and Subject Group Leader for Product, Furniture and Interior Design within the University. His design research within the design and health space includes designs which respond to global healthcare challenges.

In 2014, David’s invention ABC Syringe (A Behaviour Changing Syringe) won the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design’s World Design Impact Prize. In the same year he was selected to participate in the UK’s inaugural GREAT Festival of Creativity, an international showcase highlighting the best of British innovation. In 2015, David was a finalist in UNICEF’s Wearables for Good Challenge with WAAA! (Wearable, Anytime, Anywhere), the development of a wearable for good technology designed to reduce neonatal mortality.

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