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Our core team:


Prof Paul Chamberlain


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Prof Claire Craig


View Claire’s bio


Kirsty Christer

Communications and Events Officer

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Kaisu Koski 

Dr Kaisu Koski

Associate Professor of Art and Design

View Kaisu’s bio


Dr Joseph Langley

Principal Research Fellow

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Heath Reed

Principal Researcher

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Micheal Tan Koon Boon 

Dr Michael Koon Boon Tan

Associate Professor of Art and Design

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Julie Roe

Project Manager

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The core team is supported by Research Assistants who work on funded projects and we bring in expertise from across the university in the form of secondments. An active group of PhD students are supervised by the team. More information can be found here.

Formal collaborations on funded projects include: 

Lab4Living is a Living Lab which adopts a user-centred open innovation ecosystem based on a systematic user co-creation approach, integrating research and innovation processes in real life communities and settings. Over the last 20 years the lab has worked with UK and international groups including: 

  • Industry
  • Other HEIs 
  • Communities 
  • Third Sector 
  • Hospitals 

To find out more about Lab4Living please download our booklet here.