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Dr Ninela Ivanova


  • Dr Ninela Ivanova
  • Area

    The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design


    Research Fellow (Post Doctoral)

  • Dr Ninela Ivanova is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the RCA. She works with Rama Gheerawo, Director of the Centre, on Creative Leadership. Ninela's Fellowship combines the findings of rigorous neuroscience research in areas of creativity, empathy, clarity and leadership, with design research approaches and methods. 

  • Biography

  • Ninela holds a PhD in Design Research from Kingston University London, where she specialised in translating scientific concepts into practical applications for design, enterprise and education. This involved working with collaborators and participant groups from science, design, public, academic and industry sectors. Ninela is passionate about working co-creatively with individuals and groups, to educate, inspire and enable audiences towards innovation, collaboration, and new futures on a personal, professional and global scale.

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