Awards and Activities


Doctoral Research Student – Norwich University of the Arts (2016 – current)

ArtistNetwork for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) (2017-2018 academic year – current)

ArtistSocial Change Through Creativity and Culture Project, Brazil (AHRC-Newton Fund funded project, 2016)

Fellow – School of Social Entrepreneurs, East (2016-2017)

Project collaborator – Medieval Churches of Norwich (Leverhulme and AHRC funded project, University of East Anglia)


RSA-Howarth Award

Royal Society of the Arts, Student Design Award

Brainchild Creative Business Award

Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise (Shortlisted)

Bishop’s Art Prize (Highly Commended)

Selected Talks, Papers and Exhibitions

2-3 December 2020
Paper presentation | University of Creative Arts | International research workshop
“Playfulness Across Media”

May 2020
Session talk | Museum and Heritage Show 2020
Virtual talk with Charlotte Peele from Oriental Museum
“Reimagining the visitor experience: Integrating insights from family visitors”

12-24 November 2019
Exhibition |Anteros Arts Foundation
Museum of Human Kindness (project producer and artist)

15 April 2019
Guest lecturer | London College of Communication
“Designing child-centered learning spaces in museums”

15 February 2019
Paper presentation and workshop | SHARE Museum East Annual Conference

9 September 2018
Workshop | GEM Conference | Nottingham
“Child-centered learning and image making with Go Walkeez”

10 August 2018
Guest lecturer | University of East Anglia
“Hybrid learning design: Designing family learning experiences in art museums”

4 August 2018
Keynote presentation | MOA Museum, Atami, Japan
“Family learning design in UK museums”

29 June 2018
Guest speaker | Maverick City Symposium, Liverpool

19 April 2018
Conference paper | York Railway Museum
“Family learning in museums”
Museum in Context and Partnership Conference
Organised by University of Sheffield

29 March 2018
Guest lecturer | NUA MA Spring Symposium
Norwich University of the Arts

30 August 2017
Conference Paper | Royal Geographic Society Annual Conference
“Creative Technology and Heritage for Children”
in the Creative Technology and the City session

9 April 2017
Conference paper | University of Leuven, Ghent, Belgium
Artistic and Architectural (Doctoral) Research (paper and exhibition)

13 May 2016
Guest lecturer | Norwich University of the Arts

14 March 2016
Speaker | RSA-Engage: Edinburgh

7 March 2016
Speaker | RSA-Engage: Cambridge

10 December 2015
Speaker | Hot Source Talkies

26 Nov 2015
Jury member| RSA-RDI diploma Presentation

1 June 2015
Speaker | RSA Engage London: Design for Good Student Award 2015   lightening talk 

Selected Exhibitions and Workshops

15-17 August 2019
Family workshop | Oriental Museum, Durham University
Go Walkeez (as part of PhD fieldwork)

22, 29 August and 6 September 2018
Family workshop | Castle Museum
Go Walkeez (as part of PhD fieldwork)

3-9 August 2018
Wanko to Sampo (Walkies with Doggies)
One-week workshop
MOA Museum, Atami, Japan

18 and 19 May 2018
Wanko to Sampo (Walkies with Doggies)
MOA Museum, Atami, Japan

11 and 12 May 2018
Wanko to Sampo (Walkies with Doggies)
Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan

16 and 23 August 2017
“Micro Treasure Hunt” with Go Walkeez and RSPB

9 April 2017
CA2RE Conference for Artistic and Architectural (Doctoral) Research
University of Leuven

6 April 2017
Go Walkeez x Easter Family Fun Day
Norwich Cathedral

10-11 September 2016
Go Walkeez x Medieval Churches of Norwich
Norwich Cathedral
(to coincide with Heritage Open Day)

16-18 May 2016
Lab Criativo
Oi Futuro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2 December 2015
BEPE (Built Environment Professional Education) Reception

20 Oct 2015
New Anglia iExpo 2015 Innovation

19-28 July 2015
Holt Festival
Holt, Norfolk

2-13 June 2015
Bishop’s Art Prize 2015
Norwich Cathedral Hostry

6 December 2014 – 6 January 2015
Meow Mansion
Cats Protection, Norwich


Heritage Open Day 2017 campaign video.

Publication, “Sniffing for Culture”, Future of Religious Heritage, March newsletter, March 2017.

Publication, “Building Rio”, Lab Criativo, ed. Renato Reneze, Festival Multiplicidade and Queen Mary University, 2016

Blog, infoHackit, 25 November 2016

Platform, Future Radio (107.8 fm), 7 June 2015

Matthew Gudgin, BBC Radio Norfolk (95.6 fm), 29 May 2015

“Encouraging youngsters to enjoy culture”, Evening News, page 40, 29 May 2015

“Kazz’s blogging sausage dogs”, Eastern Daily Press, page 27, 28 March 2015

It’s a purr-fect way to address problems of cat overpopulation”, Eastern Daily Press, page 3, 19 December 2015 (also in on-line edition)

Cats Protection Spring Newsletter