Dr Noor Aldoy has been appointed to the London Creative and Digital Fusion project, bringing her immense academic and industry experience to support the Imagination team, starting in July 2013. The project involves working with a wide range of small firms in one of the fastest moving and exciting areas of creative content and technology. Noor will also support and foster the development of creative clusters with groups of dynamic creative and digital SME’s across the London region.
Noor Aldoy holds a 1st Class Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Design and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Design from Loughborough University. Soon after completing her Masters, Noor was awarded a PhD studentship by Loughborough Design School and the Engineering Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. In 2011, she completed her PhD in Digital Industrial Design.
Noor has been a member of the Design Practice Research group and her work focused on methods of digital industrial design and curriculum development for undergraduate study with outcomes being presented in several conferences and published in design journals. She has worked as a co-investigator in Hewlett Packard Innovation in Education grant to explore the use of the Tablet PC as a tool for sketching during concept generation. Noor joined Lancaster University in 2013 from the Arts University at Bournemouth, where she worked as a lecturer of digital space and technologies. Her research interests centre on the use of computer technologies within design practice.