Rachel Cooper


In this episode, Professor Sara Gancho talks with Rachel Cooper, Distinguished Professor of Design Management and Policy at Lancaster University and Director of Imagination Lancaster. Her research interests cover design thinking design management; design policy; and across all sectors of industry, a specific interest in design for wellbeing and socially responsible design.

During this interview, Cooper shares her view on how the health care system could benefit from Design, Design for policy, and how she has been looking into the issues of privacy, ethics, trust, risk, and security when we adopt new technologies.


Guest: Rachel Cooper
Research: Pedro Rodrigues and Sara Gancho
Final script: Sara Gancho
Host: Sara Gancho
Coordinator: Emília Duarte
Editor: Hugo Rocha
Branding and Graphic Design: Hugo Rocha and Davide Gambera
Producers: Emília Duarte, Hugo Rocha, and Davide Gambera
Music: Rui Gaio
Intro and Final Voice: Catia Peres