Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University
Design Lecturer and Researcher for Sustainability and Knowledge Exchange
Josie Steed is a Design Lecturer and Researcher for Sustainability and Knowledge Exchange at Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University. She has a background in business/industry and public sector collaboration with more than 25 years professional design practice.
Josie gained external recognition and funding for a range of research and innovation projects, including Innovate UK, Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Scottish Government and The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SISCA). She is a Co-Investigator on the UK-China Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions For Sustainable Heritage In Fashion And Textiles funded by the AHRC ad has led on three Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). Through these projects she has established networks across design, business, cultural organisations and government agencies, gaining insights and understanding of the needs of multiple stakeholders. Josie has produced a number of peer- reviewed publications profiling interdisciplinary collaboration across design, computing, business management, social science and engineering.