MEGHA CHAUHAN

Lecturer

Having worked both locally in India and globally in the UK, Megha has extensive knowledge of Indian craft clusters, Intangible traditional knowledge, and the encompassing local episteme along with a focus on embedding sustainability as businesses’ core value. She follows an interdisciplinary approach to fashion, intersecting with social design and systems thinking. She has worked at the esteemed Centre for Sustainable Fashion for the Knowledge Exchange and Education team, which meant involvement in projects on circular economy for brands, and design-led approach for fashion sustainability education in HEI’s in the UK and Europe.

She is currently working on an independent research project on Localism, researching the impact of the pandemic on the local fashion practitioners. She is also consulting startups on setting up key KPI’s for sustainable development.

TEACHING INTERESTS
Sustainable Design and Business Practices
Craft and Culture

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Creativity in Craft communities
Design Education for Sustainability
Systems thinking

PUBLICATIONS
Presenting academic paper ‘Who are Artisans? A case for their creative identity’ at the upcoming Global Fashion Conference 2020, Lyon.

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