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Dr. Rowan Page is the Program Director of Industrial Design at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Rowan conducts research within the Design Health Collab – an interdisciplinary research group at the intersection of design and health. His research is driven by an exploration of the roles of design practice in supporting translational research and medical device development. Completing an industry-embedded PhD in collaboration with Cochlear in 2018, Rowan continues a collaborative practice-based approach to research through partnerships with Blundstone, Cabrini Technologies and researchers in IT, Engineering, and Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. He is an award-winning Industrial Designer and has worked at several leading Australian design consultancies and at General Motors Holden. His research interests include co-design, speculative design, digital fabrication, and the function of designed artefacts as boundary objects within collaborative and interdisciplinary design projects. His research practice has led to a diverse range of traditional and non-traditional research outputs, including multiple manufactured objects, exhibitions, patents and journal articles.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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