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Dr Farnaz Nickpour PhD, MA, ProBIDA, FHEA, FRSA

Reader in Inclusive Design and Human Centred Innovation Civil Engineering and Industrial Design


Personal Statement

I am a Design higher education professional with a track record of excellence in research, teaching and design pedagogy. I am a research frontrunner in the area of Inclusive Design, Psychosocial Incluisivity and Human-Centred Innovation and I lead the international Inclusive Design Research Group (IDRG) in the UK, with further branches in China. The key beneficiaries of my research are commercial sector, healthcare, transport, retail and built environment industries, and the research community.

- HEA Fellowship, Higher Education Academy
- Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, HEA
- Doctor of Philosophy (Information Behaviour in Design)
- MA, Design Strategy and Innovation (Distinction)
- MA, Industrial Design (Distinction)
- BA, Industrial Design

- Reader (2017 - present)
- Senior Lecturer (2016-2017)
- Lecturer (2010-2016)
- Design Researcher (2008-2010)
- Teaching Assistant (2007-2008)
- Design Manager (2002-2006)

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