Ruth Cochrane

Ruth Cochrane

Mrs Ruth Cochrane

Lecturer in Design, Employability and Commercialisation



Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Aurora Leadership Foundation


Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • An Innovation Civic Challenge: Healthy Ageing
  • Scottish Innovative Student Awards Programme
  • Adviser on the implementation of Equal Marriage in Scotland
  • Leadership of industry advisory panel


Public/Community Engagement

  • Women and Whisky
  • Wills and Executries Design Thinking
  • Botanics Fairy Doors
  • Creative City Challenge


Invited Speaker

  • Guest speaker at Zhenzhou University of Light Industry, China


Editorial Activity

  • Using a simple feedback stamp to provide incremental feedback on work-in-progress in the art design context


Spin-outs and Licences

  • Dx - Napier Design Exchange


Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Designer of award winning speaker package
  • Aston Martin Vanquish in car hi-fi