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PhD opportunities

  • Design Against Crime  
The role of design in improving real and perceived security and reducing victimisation
  • Dementia design  
The role of design in addressing issues of dementia care and living with dementia
  • Design for health  
The role of design in addressing health issues and improving wellbeing
  • Design for sustainability  
The role of design in social, economic and environmental sustainability
  • Design for public services  
The role of design in improving the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of public services
  • Design for behaviour change  
The role of design in creating positive behaviour change (e.g. ecological, sustainable, socially desirable, etc.)
  • Design and policy  
The role of design in shaping and delivering policy, and in empowering democratic processes
  • Design for society  
The use of design approaches and/or creative practice to engage disadvantaged groups and support cultural and social vitality
  • Design insight and innovation  
Understanding the nature of design approaches, "design thinking" and their value outside traditional design contexts

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Currently available funded PhD studentships for 2019-20