Marina Emmanouil

Biography
Marina holds a PhD and an MA in the History of Design (RCA), and a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design (2.1). Her academic and teaching curiosity has led her to the MSc in Education and Child Studies programme at Leiden University (2016-17) with a specialisation on learning impairments (master’s thesis pending). She is a member of the Design Nexus research group at UGent and her research areas include the history and theory of design (visual communication design), methodology, design education and participatory design. As of November 2019, she is the project leader of the Erasmus+ ‘Knowledge Alliances’ research on co-creation in education. She is currently supervising 4 doctoral students on the subjects of creativity and innovation, design education, peer-to-peer learning, and co-creation. With her social design practice, Marina contributes to the development of accessibility programs for visually impaired people in the museum context and has been invited to act as co-editor of the ico-D journal 'Communication Design'.
Phone
056 241266
E-mail
Marina.Emmanouil@UGent.be
Research group
Design Nexus