Institute for Design Innovation

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Mikko Koria

Professor Mikko Koria

Director of the Institute for Design Innovation, and Professor of Design Innovation.

Mikko’s key expertise is linked to successful leadership of complex, multicultural and multidisciplinary organisations and initiatives, combining technical and social goals.
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Antonius van Broek

Dr Antonius van den Broek

Lecturer

Dr Antonius van den Broek is a lecturer in Design Innovation. He is specialised in the business side of design, particularly strategy and organizational theory in design businesses. He is currently deputy course lead for the Foresight and Strategy module.
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Dr Thorsten Roser, PhD

Assistant Professor / Academic Lead

Dr Thor Roser is an Assistant Professor within the Institute for Design Innovation at Loughborough University London.
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Julia Goga Cooke

Dr Juliana Goga-Cooke

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr. Julia Goga-Cooke is an academic, journalist, design thinker and entrepreneur.
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Daniel Graff

Dr Daniel Graff

Lecturer in Design Innovation

Daniel’s expertise lies in high-performance teams. He leads the research initiatives in the area of creative and collaborative teamwork and is the key academic lead for the collaborative student projects across our London campus.
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Siv Jansson

Dr Siv Jansson

University Teacher

Dr Siv Jansson has worked at a range of institutions in the UK and overseas, including eight years living and working in New Zealand and eight months living in Australia. She teaches on ‘Identity, Culture and Communication'.
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Dr Ksenija Kuzmina

Dr Ksenija Kuzmina

Programme Director and Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr Ksenija Kuzmina is a Programme Director and Lecturer for the MA/MSc Design Innovation programme within the Institute for Design Innovation.
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Dr Vicky Lofthouse

Dr Vicky Lofthouse

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr Vicky Lofthouse is a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design and heads up the Sustainable Design Research Group in the Design School at Loughborough University.
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Dr Samantha Porter

Dr Samantha Porter

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr Samantha Porter is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Design School at Loughborough University.
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Sharon Prendeville

Dr Sharon Prendeville

Lecturer

Dr Sharon Prendeville is a lecturer in design innovation. She specialises in sustainability, with a particular focus on design and business model innovation for a circular economy.
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Dr Laura Santamaria

Dr Laura Santamaria

Lecturer

Dr Laura Santamaria is a design practitioner and academic. She specialises in cultural and meaning-making aspects of innovation, with a particular focus on design for sustainability.
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Dipesh Dhimar

Dr Ida Telalbasic

Lecturer

As a member of the Institute for Design Innovation, Ida contributes to research, teaching and enterprise activities in the area of Design Innovation Management at Loughborough University London.
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