Lynn-Sayers McHattie

The Glasgow School of Art

 

Research Fellow

Lynn is a designer and researcher with over 20 years business experience. She has an on-going interest in exploring design process and practice in diverse contexts and in so doing researching the role design plays in economic regeneration. She completed her PhD (2011) at The Glasgow School of Art in The School of Design: Visual Communication. She is particularly interested in the role of the visual in practice-based research contexts and developing experimental and emergent methodologies that contribute to design theory.

Prior to her academic work she directed research assignments nationally and internationally with both public and private sector clients in the Creative Industries. Her current academic research foregrounds questions around – research as practice and practice as research – through emergent and experimental Design Innovation approaches including participatory action research, critical reflection and creative action towards developing communities of practice that can transform individual and collective wellbeing.

Publications

2013: Transforming Patient Experience: Health Web Science Meets Medicine 2.0 Panel

Medicine 2.0 ’13, London.

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2013: Design in Action: Re-defining the role of design in industry through Chiasma

KE & Arts & Humanities Research Conference, Southampton.

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2014: Who should be at the design table: Gathering influence for preferable futures

DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, London. (in review)

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2014: Making design explicit: Detour or Latour

DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, London. (in review)

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2014: Supporting the Open Innovation Process in Small and Medium Enterprises

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. (in press)

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2016: From Participation to Collaboration: reflections on the co-creation of innovative business ideas

Design Research Society 50th Annual Conference (upcoming). Champion, K., Johnson, M., McHattie, L.

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