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Mr Richard Evans
Academic Programs Director
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design
Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design,
Industrial Design
Discipline *
Design Practice and Management
+61 7 3138 2422
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Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)


Design Innovation |, Design Process |, Design Thinking |, Problem Framing |, Interaction Design (IxD)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Richard is a Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design at Queensland University of Technology, in the School of Design. He is a design innovation specialist with extensive experience in design process, design thinking, problem framing and design capability. He uses creative insight and human-centred design to solve complex problems, inspire new ideas and design new environments and experiences that foster a culture of innovation. Developing future design capability is an area of expertise. As a thought leader, Richard is known for his future focused design-science approach that inspires new ways of thinking.

Research Areas

  • Design Process (design science – how designers and non designers design)
  • Design Innovation (including: Design Thinking and Problem Framing)
  • Design Capability (including: Organisational culture and innovation)
This information has been contributed by Mr Richard Evans.


I’m passionate about the importance of learning and have designed and taught a wide range of national and international programs at school, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, along with large scale organisational staff capability programs.

Specialist Areas

  • Interaction Design (IxD)
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Process
This information has been contributed by Mr Richard Evans.


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