Dr Paul Smith
Paul’s research and teaching centres on participatory design practice, the circular economy and sustainable innovation. He has collaborated on projects with private and public partners such as the NHS, Scottish Government, Hewlett Packard, Barclays, and Zero Waste Scotland. Paul completed his PhD in advanced manufacturing at Lancaster University in 2011. He has presented EPSRC and AHRC funded design research on both co-design and sustainable design for the circular economy. In his current role he teaches on topics including the circular economy and sustainable healthcare innovation.