Research Student: Anne-Marie Moore
Together Through Play: Facilitating Meaningful Play between Disabled and Non-Disabled Children through Participatory Design
Anne-Marie has a keen interest in the area of inclusive design and her current research examines methods for participatory design with disabled and non-disabled children. In addition to her role as PhD Researcher on the Leverhulme Trust funded Together through Play project at the University of Leeds, Anne-Marie currently manages the Young Creatives programme at Leeds College of Art - an eclectic collection of arts-based courses aimed at students aged 7-18 years old.
She is a design educator and fully qualified Teacher of Secondary Graphics and Product Design. In 2009, she graduated with a PGCE in Secondary Design and Technology from the University of Cambridge, later graduating with an MA in Design Studies: Applied Imagination from Central St Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London.
Anne-Marie currently teaches on the Product Design BSc Level 1-3 and MA Disability Studies programmes at the University of Leeds. She has also facilitated workshops at Loughborough University in London as part of the MA/MSc Design Innovation programmes. Her primary areas of teaching include Meaning-making in Design, Inclusive Design, Inclusive Education, Industry and Professional Development, and the Adobe Creative Suite.
As a creative practitioner, Anne-Marie also has over 10 years’ design industry experience in the fields of Graphic Design, Illustration, and New Product Development. Her portfolio includes work for a diversity of clients ranging from the National Army Museum in London, to the Arctic Monkeys. Anne-Marie’s most recent work in the area of inclusive design includes the design of accessible information at human rights organisation, CHANGE.
Anne-Marie’s research interests include the following:
- Meaning-making in design.
- Social design or the role of design in bringing about social change.
- Inclusive design.
- Outreach and engaging marginalised groups in the design process.
- Raising aspirations in design education.
She is also interested in exploring the role of design in cross-disciplinary research and the mutual benefits for design pedagogy.
- MA Design Studies: Applied Imagination, University of the Arts, London (2009)
- PGCE in Secondary Design and Technology, University of Cambridge (2009)
- BA Hons Graphic Arts (2:1), Liverpool School of Art and Design (2002)
- BTEC National Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design (Merit), Manchester School of Art (1999)
- Member of the Design Research Society (2016-present)
- CPD Officer for the Access Association, Northern Region (2013-2014)
- STEMNET STEM Ambassador (2013-present)
- Associate of the Include Network, Leeds (2013-present)
- Associate of the Early Years Network, Leeds (2013-present)
- Associate of the Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) at the University of Leeds (2011-present)
- Associate of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (2011-present)
* As corresponding author
- Moore, A. M., Holt, R., and Beckett, A. (2014, September 4) The Emergent Role of the Social Designer. In Bohemia, E., Rieple, A., Liedtka, J., & Cooper, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference: Design Management in an Era of Disruption. Paper presented at the 19th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, London College of Fashion, 2nd- 4th September (pp.1971-1987). Design Management Institute.
- Holt, R. J., Moore, A. M., & Beckett, A. E. (2014). Together Through Play: Facilitating Inclusive Play Through Participatory Design. In Inclusive Designing (pp. 245-255). Springer International Publishing.
- Holt, R., Moore, A. M., & Beckett, A. (2011). Together through play: Facilitating meaningful play for disabled & non-disabled children through participatory design. Inclusive Designing: Joining Usability, Accessibility, and Inclusion.
- Cole, J., & Whistance, D. (2003). Creative CV Guide. Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College.