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RCA talks

Design.Different Week – Design in a Pandemic: work on the front line

13 October 2020 | 4pm


Part of the Design.Different Week organised by The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design.

What was it like on the front line when the pandemic hit?  How did design help? What does this mean for the future of healthcare, and what role does design play in this?

This session will draw on rapid response design work, in discussion with clinicians on the front line, exploring the challenges and future of design in healthcare.

Jonathan West, Research Fellow, HHCD
Dr Chris Subbe, Science Fellow, The Health Foundation
Dr. Lena Ciric, Senior Lecturer, UCL
Juliette Poggi - Researcher, HHCD

Dr. Lena Ciric 
Lena is Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering at University College London where she took up a permanent position in 2012. She is an environmental microbiologist and leads the Healthy Infrastructure Research Group which investigates how microbes are distributed around the built environment.

Juliette Poggi
Juliette Poggi is a designer and researcher passionate about design for social good. She completed her Masters degree in Information Experience Design at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in 2017. Since graduation she has been working at Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design (HHCD) where she has been working on three major projects in collaboration with Tata Consulting Service for international clients in consultancy and aviation. Aside her work at the HHCD Juliette freelances as brand consultant and visual designer with over 7 year experience working for companies across Europe.

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