Natasha Carolan is a designer and PhD candidate with research interests including democratisation of innovation, new production models, design practice, design futures & new technologies.
A graduate of Design from the University of Ulster, Belfast and a Royal Society of Art Design Directions Award winner Natasha is currently studying in HighWire Digital Economies Doctoral Centre at Lancaster University.
In this year’s Angus Millar Lecture in Edinburgh, Nobel Laureate economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz argues that what truly separates developed from less-developed economies is not just a gap in resources or output, but a gap in knowledge. In studying how countries learn, we can unlock a new approach to growth, development and social progress.
Once again we are packing our suitcases and travelling to Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset to present The RSA Hour. This year we are joined by Dr Ben Ambridge who asks what makes us smarter and Dr Kevin Fong who explores our obsesssion with space travel.