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Chris Speed

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Professor Chris Speed

University of Edinburgh

Director Creative Informatics


Speaker Biography

Prof. Chris Speed FRSE, is Chair of Design Informatics at the University of Edinburgh where he collaborates with a wide variety of partners to explore how design provides methods to adapt and create products and services within the networked society. Chris co-directs the Institute for Design Informatics that is home to a combination of researchers working across the fields of design, social science, and data science, as well as the PhD, MA/MFA and MSc and Advanced MSc programmes.

Chris has an established track record in directing large complex grants with industry partners, that apply methods to challenges in the creative industries, banking, international development and cultural heritage sectors. Chris is Director of the Creative Informatics R&D Partnership, one of the nine AHRC funded Creative Industries Clusters.

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