Future skills with Jeremy Myerson

4:30 pm
6:00 pm

MA 2020/2022
Our special guest, Jeremy Myerson, will kick off the evening with a short talk sharing his perspective on 'Future Skills: Developing professional skills through thought, culture and diversity.' This will be followed by a group of students talking to Jeremy about their projects, outlining how their ideas respond to the challenges they've explored in different contexts. Jeremy and the students will then reflect on some areas of interest at which point the audience will also be invited to join the conversation.
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Jeremy Myerson
Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design & Director at WORKTECH Academy
Jeremy Myerson is a design writer and academic. He is Director of WORKTECH Academy, a global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace, and holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art. He is also a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, Oxford University. Jeremy Myerson worked extensively as a design journalist and founded Design Week magazine in 1986 before focusing on research. He co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, the RCA’s longest running centre for design research, in 1999, which he directed for 16 years. He sits on the advisory boards of design institutes in South Korea, Switzerland and Hong Kong, and is the author of more than 20 books in the field. In 2016 he received an Honorary Doctorate for the RCA for his work in design research.
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