Pratap Rughani was one of the speakers on Day 1 of the Symposium, held in person at Chelsea College of the Arts, UAL and online.
Opening Panel: Setting the Scene
This session sets the scene by situating practice research in design in a broader context. It shares perspectives from academic fields and professional practice that use practice research to advance knowledge and develop responses to social and sustainability issues. What are the achievements and what has been learned from using this approach? What are the barriers and enablers to carrying out high quality practice research? What outcomes can practice researchers work towards?
Introduction and welcoming remarks: Professor David Mba, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise, UAL.
Chair: Professor Lucy Kimbell, Social Design Institute, UAL
Professor Harriet Hawkins, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway
Indy Johar, Dark Matter Labs
Professor Pratap Rughani, London College of Communication, UAL