About / Jon Hannan

Jon is Assistant Professor of Communication Design. Jon has been with the Health Design Lab since 2015, largely collaborating on our dementia projects including the co-development and leadership of the Perspectives Program, and the Dementia Lab Conference.

He holds a BA and MA in Design & Art Direction from Manchester School of Art as well aĀ Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from Huddersfield University and a Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.

Alongside teaching, Jon founded and ran Manchester based design studio OWT for 6 years. OWT started as an experimental, collaborative magazine that grew into a fully practicing design studio. Jon’s research has been featured in international publications and on platforms such as IdN, Computer Arts, The Guardian and CNN amongst others.

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