Dr. Stuart Cockbill,Real-world Case Studies, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Professional Profile

Scopus Profile

🎓 Higher Education

  • Ph.D. (2016-2021)
    Loughborough University
    Thesis: The role of co-design in supporting energy-related retrofit by householders.
  • Master of Science with Distinction (2009-2011)
    Coventry University
    Thesis: The future home: A research study investigating the effects of access to information and awareness.
  • Master of Design, First Class Honours (2005-2009)
    Coventry University
    Thesis: Inclusive equipment design: Improving fitness for a capable population.

🎓 Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2022)
  • Axure RP Short Course, Loughborough University (2015)
  • QSR NVivo 10 Short Course, Loughborough University (2013)
  • Solidworks Essentials Training Course, Solid Solutions (2011)

💼 Employment History

  • Senior Lecturer in Service Design (2024 – Present)
    Loughborough University
    Programme Leader for BA Design/Industrial Design, Co-Programme Leader for MA User Experience & Service Design, Deputy Programme Leader for MSc User Experience Design.
  • Lecturer in Design (2020 – 2023)
    Loughborough University
    Module leadership, supervision of doctoral researchers, personal academic tutor, and member of the Design for Future Living Research Group.
  • Lecturer in Product/Industrial Design Maternity Cover (2018 – 2019)
    Loughborough University
    Module leadership, Diploma in Professional Studies (DPS) visiting tutor, developing research area.
  • Research Associate – DICE Project (2016 – 2019)
    Loughborough University
    Organising study activities, publishing outputs, day-to-day project administration.

🔬 Research and Enterprise Funding

  • IUK – Vehicle to Energy Communities (VECTORS) (2022)
    Funder: Innovate UK. Value: £34,959. Co-I: Dr Stuart Cockbill.
  • MECS-Design School Collaboration (SD4MECS) (2020)
    Funder: FDCO Project Number: 300123. Value: £77,611. Co-I: Dr Stuart Cockbill.
  • IUK – Social Innovation and Social Business Models for MTC’s COLCO Project (2020)
    Funder: Innovate UK. Value: £12,980.62. Co-Is: Dr Stuart Cockbill.

📚 Research Excellence

  • Strong publication record in international journals.
    Citations: 64 (Google Scholar h-index: 5, i-10: 4, Scopus h-index: 3).

🎓 PhD Supervision

  • Valentina Volpi: Playing with the Trouble: An anarchafeminist game design praxis into, through, and for Social Innovation in the context of London Housing Precarity.
  • Princess Woy: Designing Positively: A well-being integrative approach to designing foot-to-go services.
  • Katie Calvert: Designing an Urban Consumer Product Remanufacturing Model.

🏆 Teaching Awards

  • Loughborough University Teaching Innovation Award
    Developing a programme design ‘playbook’ using a service design and design futures approach.
  • Deans Learning and Teaching Award (2019)
    For significant innovations in UG and PG teaching.

🗣️ Invited Speaker

  • Leicestershire County Council Communities Board (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • DICE Industry Advisory Board Meeting (2017)
  • REFIT Industry Partners Meeting (2015)

📖 Publication Top Noted

Article: Understanding the e-cooking experience from the perspective of the everyday cook in Nakuru, Kenya

    • Authors: Coulentianos, M., Kamau, A., Leary, J., Cockbill, S., Mitchell, V.
    • Journal: Energy for Sustainable Development
    • Volume: 81
    • Pages: 101484
    • Year: 2024

Article: The sustainability of convenience food: A review and design research agenda

    • Authors: Woy, P., Wilson, G.T., Cockbill, S.
    • Journal: Journal of Cleaner Production
    • Volume: 451
    • Pages: 142083
    • Year: 2024

Article: Introduction to Service Design for UX Designers

    • Authors: Cockbill, S., Mitchell, V., Roto, V., Lai-Chong Law, E., Zimmerman, J.
    • Journal: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – Proceedings
    • Volume: 143
    • Year: 2022

Article: Home energy renovation: UK owner-occupied householder uncertainties, information and data needs

    • Authors: Simpson, K., Cockbill, S., Childs, P.
    • Journal: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
    • Volume: 1085
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 012046
    • Year: 2022

Article: Introduction to Service Design for UX Designers

    • Authors: Roto, V., Mitchell, V., Cockbill, S., Lai-Chong Law, E., Zimmerman, J.
    • Journal: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – Proceedings
    • Year: 2021
Stuart Cockbill | Real-world Case Studies | Best Researcher Award

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