The Helen Hamlyn Centre

The Royal College of Art Helen Hamlyn Centre provides a focus for people-centred design and innovation at the RCA in London, the world's only wholly postgraduate university institution of art and design.

Its multi-disciplinary team of designers, engineers, architects, anthropologists and communication experts undertake practical research and projects with industry to advance an approach to design within the RCA that is people-centred and socially inclusive.

The Helen Hamlyn Centre addresses the commitment in the Royal College of Art's Charter to 'advance learning, knowledge and professional competence' in relation to 'social developments'.

It has a special research focus on design for inclusive design, patient safety, and workplace design.

It works with a range of external business, academic, government and voluntary sector partners; and its programmes critically engage with four design communities: students, new graduates, professional designers and academics.

The Helen Hamlyn Centre is endowed by the Helen Hamlyn Trust, a charity dedicated to supporting innovative projects that will effect lasting change and improve quality of life. The Centre's Director is Jeremy Myerson, who holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design.

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