My Current Research focuses upon:
Silicon Valley Design Ecosystem
I am undertaking research – interviews, field-visits and readings – into the (design) entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem in Silicon Valley (plus Seattle and Los Angeles County).
Blended learning in Design Education
Design in Asia
I am the Co-Editor for Vol 2 (South and South East Asia) of the Encyclopedia of Asian Design (Bloomsbury).
Cultural ways of Dying
I am working to bring death back home and into our lives, away from the hospital.
Health Service Design
I focus upon CoDesign, a way to collaborate with stakeholders during the design process. I am working with a group of Hospitals in Melbourne (Australia).
I have been working on mobile Apps (Download A+D News App Here). I am working on a health Self Management App. I am looking at the Microsoft Surface Tablet as an appliance for learning and learning self management (See Project here).
I am working on a furniture making Capacity Development Project – Hunting Wajima (related Pinterest board here). Focus upon Design and Construction of Wooden Furniture focussed upon capability development and income generation in Timor Leste.