Dr Alison Prendiville is a Reader in Designing for Service, at University of the Arts London. She is as member of the AHRC initiated Public Collaboration Lab (PCL) a strategic research partnership between Central Saint Martins and Camden Council and on the Advisory Board for the AHRC DeSIAP (Design for social Innovation in Asia Pacific). Her service design research is highly interdisciplinary drawing on service design practice, co-design methods and anthropology and situated within the areas of health, social care and local government service transformation.
Her work has been published in books and journals including Designing for Health, Gower publishing (2017) and Design Issues. She has recently edited with Daniela Sangiorgi 'Designing for Service: Key Issues and New Directions, published by Bloomsbury (2017).