Cara Wilson

Cara Wilson


Dr Cara Wilson is a Research Fellow in Co-Designing Value for Care in the Advanced Care Research Centre. Her research focuses on participatory design to support the strengths, design ‘voice’, and human agency of individuals who are often overlooked in the process of design. Her research interests span digital health, accessibility, disability and diversity, mental health, and emerging technologies. She undertook her PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia (2016 – 2020), which focussed on the co-design of digital and tangible technologies to support self-expression with minimally-verbal children on the autism spectrum. She has an MSc in Psychological Studies from the University of Glasgow (2015) and a BA Hons. in International Business and Modern Languages from the University of Strathclyde (2011).


Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC)

High‐quality data‐driven, personalised and affordable care that supports the independence, dignity and quality‐of‐life of people in later life living in their own homes and in supported care environments.

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