Prof. Paul Brocklehurst
Paul is a mixed-methods researcher at Bangor University with an interest in dental public health and needs-based work-force planning, including role-substitution and service re-organisation. He is the Director of NWORTH Clinical Trials Unit, where he is interested in how complex interventions can be implemented in practice. Since January 2020, he is also the Deputy Chief Dental Officer for Wales.
Prof. Ian Gwilt
Ian is a Professor of Design at the University of South Australia. Current areas of research include the application of design in the context of healthcare and wellbeing, and the development of novel information visualization techniques to facilitate the understanding of data for non-specialist audiences. He is also interested in how we can incorporate visual communication design practices into interdisciplinary research teams through the use of inclusive, participatory practices to facilitate knowledge translation and community insight into complex products, systems and services.
Dr. Aaron Davis
Aaron Davis is an early-career academic with experience across a range of research and teaching areas. His research and teaching interests are situated within architecture, urban environments, sustainability, user-centered design, interdisciplinary collaboration and design processes. Aaron is a talented researcher, an exceptional educator, and a sought after facilitator who has experience working with a wide range of student, professional, and community groups.
Dr. Becca Partridge
I am a Design researcher whose work focuses on Design in Healthcare.
I have a broad range of research experience in the field of healthcare and have recently completed a PhD to explore the practice of Research through Design in this field.
My research interests include using creative, participatory and experiential methods to engage and include diverse stakeholder voices in research, develop interventions, improve services and create lasting change.
I am passionate about the role of the Design professional in the facilitation of Design methods, therefore core to my work is understanding the role that these design methods and approaches play and the impact and benefits they bring to healthcare.