Recent lectures, presentations and workshops around the world. If you are interested in having me speak or present at your institution or event, please don't hesitate to get in touch.


24th February 2020
Designing ReSPECT
NES Digital Service, Edinburgh

20th February 2020
Global Health Forum: Innovation in Children's Hospices
Imperial College London, London

13th February 2020
An atmosphere of grief
Royal College of Art, London

22nd January 2020
Designing end-of-life care
Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group, University of Bristol, Bristol

11th December 2019
Paediatric Palliative Care: Unique Challenges and Opportunities
Religion and Medical Ethics Symposium, Rome

9th December 2019
Designing Health: Life Chapters
Babylon Health, London

28th November 2019
How can service design improve people's mental health?
Human Understanding Design Centre, Seoul

14th November 2019
An atmosphere of grief: Living with loss in the Anthropocene
Royal College of Art, London

16th October 2019
New ways of thinking about dying, death and loss in the 21st century
Zinc VC, London

12th October 2019
Transforming end-of-life care with design
Association of Cancer Physicians

13th July 2019
Transformation of the self through loss
Festival of Ideas
Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire

18th June 2019
Hospice design for a new era of patient and family needs
European Health Care Design, London

6th April 2019
18th Medical Innovations Summit
Royal Society of Medicine, London

12th March 2019
Research in end-of-life care
Imperial College London, London

11th March 2019
The difference of between design research and academic research
Imperial College London, London

6th February 2019
Designing at the end
IxDA 2019, Seattle

24-25th January 2019
Death and Dying Festival
DesignTO Festival, Toronto

21st January 2019
Beating Blue Monday
Publicis.Sapient, London


30th November 2018
“I wish I had known…” Reflections from supporting 25,000 people plan for the end of life
Compassion in Dying, Wellcome Collection, London

22nd November 2018
NHS Digital Academy Residential
NHS Digital Academy, Durham

9th November 2018
Mental health support in a digital age
Snook, London

2nd October 2018
Research Synthesis, or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying, and Love the Ambiguity
Imperial College London, London

27th September 2018
Tangible Interactions workshop
Domus Academy, Milan

11th September 2018
Palliative care is everyone's business
University of Bedfordshire, Bedford

17th May 2018
Designing end-of-life care
Fjord, London

19th April 2018
Designing end-of-life care
Oak Foundation, Geneva

13th April 2018
Peeps Talk
Design Studio, London

13th March 2018
Research in end-of-life care: A case study
Imperial College London, London


7th December 2017
Designing the human experience
End Well Symposium, San Francisco

24th November 2017
Applying design thinking in end-of-life care
Hospice UK National Conference
ACC Conference Centre, Liverpool

23rd October 2017
Introduction to Healthcare Design and the Helix Centre
Imperial College London, London

19th October 2017
Designing end-of-life care
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Network Specialist Palliative Care, Welwyn Garden City

4th October 2017
Thinking by building: design prototyping
Imperial College London, London

28th September 2017
A design approach to the Hospice of the Future
Accademia delle Scienze di Medicina Palliativa
Fondazione MAST, Bologna

8th August 2017
Design, health and ethics
GDS Cross-Government meet-up, Birmingham

12th July 2017
Digital tools: a 'good enough' substitute for bereavement counselling?
Death and Bereavement in the digital age
Trinity University College, Leeds

27th June 2017
Mental health and music-making
Adidas Women's Studio, London

15-19th May 2017
Humane Futures
ISIA Urbino, Urbino

12th May 2017
Radical change: a blueprint for the next 50 years of dying
Royal College of Medicine, London

3rd May 2017
Cove: Improving emotional and mental health with technology
with NHS Digital
eHealth Week, London

15th March 2017
Designing Death: Challenges and Aesthetics for the 21st Century
University of Greenwich, London

14th March 2017
Data tells a story: Quantitative research in end-of-life care
Imperial College London, London

21st February 2017
Ethics of death
Central Saint Martins, London

21st February 2017
Future of ageing
London College of Communication, London

16th February 2017
Global Health Forum: Designing the future of end-of-life care
Imperial College London, London

7th February 2017
Exploring design around end of life care
Ctrl-Group, London


8th November 2016
Talking Shop
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

7–8th November 2016
Transform Workshop
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

7th November 2016
We need to talk about ‘simplicity': Design for a complex world
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

31st October 2016
Mapping the Beautiful Everyday Journey
with DSDHA Architects
Royal College of Art, London

24th October 2016
The Helix Centre
Healthcare and Design MSc
Imperial College, London

14th October 2016
Death & Design
Life, Death, Whatever.
Sutton House, London

24th August 2016
Designing the future of healthcare
INTERACTIVE Festival, Cologne

22nd July 2016
The Art of Dying
Festival of Curiosity, Dublin

7th June 2016
The Helix Centre
Hyper Island, Manchester

7th April 2016
Information Design Lab
Università Iuav di Venezia, Venice

24th February 2016
Visualising the Crisis
Information Design Lab
Università Iuav di Venezia, Venice

12th February 2016
dotMED Conference, Dublin

11th February 2016
Trend Briefing 2016
The Future Laboratory, London

27th January 2016
The Helix Centre
Cultural Creative Spillover Effects in Europe
European Parliament, Brussels


11th December 2015
Designing death
This Happened, Bristol

4th December 2015
The Big Idea: App Therapy
The Future Laboratory, London

28th October 2015
Meet the Makers x Beauty and Wellbeing
Drugstore, London

16th September 2015
Introducing Cove
Bethnal Green Ventures, London

27th June 2015
More than simply games
Pecha Kucha, Communication Design
Glasgow School of Art, London

24th March 2015
Designing better ways to die
Man & Wellbeing
Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven


23rd October 2014
Design for wellbeing
Creative Industry Research Programme (CRISP), Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven

21st April 2014
Inspiration against despair
Graphic Design Festival Breda, Breda

25th March 2014
Design for living and dying
Università Iuav di Venezia, Venice


10th December 2013
Being and Dying
Wearable Futures, London

17th September 2013
Being and Dying: a new studio
Fabrica, Treviso