Innovation School Research Fellow Gemma Teal was invited to give a presentation to the GSA Students’ Association as part of their Engaged Creative Practice Series. The series invites creatives to share their experiences of working with and within community and social contexts, exploring how their creative practice have been shaped and informed by this.

The talks aim to provide a space to discuss community-based and participatory approaches within creative projects, exploring different forms of collaboration, engagement and partnership.

Gemma is a design researcher specialising in creative engagement, participatory design and visual methods within health and wellbeing contexts. Based in the Innovation School here at GSA, Gemma aims to meaningfully engage citizens and communities in designing new ways to tackle challenges that directly affect them. She applies these approaches to challenges relating to supporting self management of long-term conditions, redesigning health and care services, digital health, behaviour change and global public health contexts.

You can watch other presentations from the series here.

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