Kristina Niedderer (Ph.D., MA [RCA]) is a professor of design at Manchester Metropolitan University. Previously, she was originally apprenticed and worked as a goldsmith and silversmith in Germany. She then trained as a designer and design researcher in the United Kingdom. Niedderer’s research focuses on the role of design to engender mindful interaction and behaviour change for health and sustainability. She led the European project ‘Designing for people with dementia’ (2016–20, MSCA GA No. 691001) as well as the IDoService project (2020–22, MSCA GA No. 895620).
Contact: Manchester School of Art, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH, UK.