Design sciences


Design Sciences are the theoretical frameworks that underpin the process of designing. They include design theory and methodology, traditional engineering sciences and an emerging body of design science that draws on the social, biological and physical sciences to underpin human-centred designing, meeting people’s physical, emotional and social needs.

Research areas include:

Research team

If you are interested in collaborating with us or joining our research team, please get in touch.

Professor Alison McKay
Professor Abbas Deghani-Sanij
Dr Brian Henson
Dr Raymond Holt
Dr Hau Hing Chau
Dan Trowsdale
Lisa-Dionne Morris