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Emily Wright



Emily J. Wright joined the School of Design in 2003.
Her educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design from the University of Cincinnati, a Masters of Design and a Doctor of Philosophy from Swinburne University.

Her doctoral work focused on how consumer research can be better applied in packaging design practice. Her research interests include the areas of packaging, human-centred design, sustainable design and as well as design education.

Her design industry career has spanned over 20 years in publishing, branding, packaging, environmental and web design in the USA, the UK, Mexico and Australia.

Research interests

Neuroaffective Design; Strategic Design; Education

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Communication And Media Studies - 470100
  • Education Systems - 390300

Teaching areas

Strategic Design


Also published as: Wright, Emily; Wright, E.; Wright, Emily J.; Wright, Emily Joy
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Co-creating engaging animations with and about the Child Health teams in Community Health *; Access Health and Community
  • 2018: DFM: SCR Group: Attitudes to managing unwanted things *; Southern Cross Recycling Group
  • 2017: Design Factory Melbourne: Improving the user experience of accessing investment information  *; IRESS Ltd Fund scheme/contract
  • 2014: Swinburne Design Factory industry project: Fresh Produce Online *; Coles Supermarket Australia

* Chief Investigator

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