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Jocelyn Bailey

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University of the Arts London
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Jocelyn  Bailey


Jocelyn is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Social Design Institute of the University of Arts London. Her experience encompasses both practice and research on the borders between design and government (from policy development to service delivery). She ran the All Party Parliamentary Group for Design, and the Design Commission (2008-2013), co-authoring a report on design and public services (Design Commission 2013); followed by work for cultural and creative consultancy the Burns Owens Partnership, and social design agency Uscreates, leading research, design, innovation and strategy work with a variety of clients across the public and third sector. Alongside this she co-curated the Social Design Talks series, examining the emergence of the social design field, and was co-investigator on ‘mapping social design research and practice’ for the AHRC (Armstrong et al 2014). She holds a BA in Architecture from the University of Cambridge, an MA in History of Art from Birkbeck College, and a PhD in Design with the University of Brighton.