Tom Ainsworth is the Academic Programme Leader for Design and Course Leader for the MA Sustainable Design. His supervisory interests are in Social and Environmental Justices, Progressive and Disruptive Design Research, and Design for Health & Wellbeing.
Ghazaleh Hassani Fakhrabadi, University of Brighton. Working Title: Future Feminisms in Persian Art, Culture, and Architecture.
Kristen Bullivant, University of Brighton. Working Title: Designing Sustainable Food Futures: a design anthropological approach to cultural value and culinary capital in shaping ‘sustainable’ diets. AHRC Techne funded
Sally Sutherland, University of Brighton. Working title: Design, Culture and Gender Matters: An exploration of design as a socio-material tool for UK public breastfeeding research. AHRC Design Star funded
Merryn Haynes-Gadd, University of Brighton. Thesis Title: Emotional Durability Design Nine: Developing a tool for product longevity. AHRC Design Star funded.
PhD Examination, Giovanni Marmont, University of Brighton. Title: Nanopoetics of Use: Kinetic prefiguration and dispossessed sociality in the undercommons. AHRC Design Star funded
PhD Examination, Catherine Speight, University of Brighton. Title: Looking Understanding and Making Meaning: HE Ceramics Students as a ‘Community of Learners’. AHRC Funded.PhD Examination, Tobias Mulling, University of Brighton. Title: Embracing the gesture-driven interface: design and evaluation of a mid-air gestural approach based on manipulation.