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Wanlin Zhang

Research student

Wanlin Zhang

Lancaster University

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Tel: +44(0)7579 902307

Research overview

Wanlin Zhang is Ph.D. candidate at the ImaginationLancaster Design Research Center, Lancaster University, UK. With educational backgrounds in product design and design from social innovation, she has been involved in several design projects and funded research projects both in UK and China. Her current thesis centers on design interventions in heritage making practices, specifically within the context of central China. Her research interests include culturally significant designs and products, design for sustainability, craft-design collaborations, and Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Wanlin is also PhD Researcher on the AHRC Located Making project, which is led by Professor Stuart Walker at Lancaster University and Professor Martyn Evans at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Research Grants

My Ph.D. research is funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC). 

Supervised By

Professor Stuart Walker; Dr. David Hands

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