Episode 127: Joanne Cys – UNISA

In this episode Jan Henderson talks to Joanne Cys. Joanne is Professor and Head of School: Art, Architecture and Design in the Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences. 

Joanne’s research focuses on the disciplinary sociology and directions of interior design as an expansive field of practice and research. She also works in the applied areas of continuing professional education for design practitioners and education policy for the design profession.  In 2016 she was inducted into Australia’s Design Hall of Fame in recognition of her contributions to design policy, education and research.

Joanne has been the creative director for major practice-led design competitions and symposia at state, national and international level. spoken at national and international conferences and is regularly invited to contribute to professional design journals. Joanne is highly engaged in national and international peak design bodies.

As Head of the faculty at The University of South Australia Joanne has sought to improve the schools curriculum through including a large focus on technology and interdisciplinary across the schools varied fields of study.

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