My PhD took place under an ongoing project: ‘Unlocking the Severn-LIFE’. This project aims to improve the connectivity in the lower catchment of the River Severn (including its tributary, River Teme) for Alosa spp.
My research aimed to develop a framework to support understanding of industrial design research practice based on the self-understandings of industrial design research practitioners while being cognisant of the historical and social structures influencing this practice.
I have completed my qualitative study on the perceptions of older people about their social participation in the online world, and I am so delighted to share with you that my Ph.D. journey ended successfully.
Orlanda’s PhD journey began as a result of her MA dissertation which focused on identifying what social workers needed to know about people who chose to use performance and image enhancing drugs (PIED).