Prof. Rachel Cooper

Cooper
Co-Director
Design Management, Design Policy, Design Thinking, Urban Sustainability, Socially Responsible Design, Design Against Crime, Design & Manufacture
r [dot] cooper [at] lancaster [dot] ac [dot] uk

Rachel Cooper is Professor of Design Management at the University of Lancaster, where she is Chair of the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, co-Director of ImaginationLancaster, and co-Director of HighWire (Digital Economies Innovation Doctoral Training Centre). She is also President of the European Academy of Design, Editor of The Design Journal, and a trustee of the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA). She has recently become a member of the EU Design and Innovation Leadership Board, and has undertaken several advisory roles to national and international universities, government and non-governmental organisations

Professor Cooper's research projects have all been in collaboration with industry, working both nationally and internationally. She is currently working on Urban Futures, a four-year research project (2008-2012) developing alternative scenarios for sustainable regeneration, specifically addressing design decision-making and urban density. She has written over 100 papers and several books in the field, most recently: The Handbook of Design Management (Berg, August 2011).

Updates and Outcomes

ImaginationLancaster are looking for a Research Associate

Prof. Rachel Cooper and Dr Emma Murphy are looking to recruit a Research Associate for their project "The Value of Design: A Study of the Role of Design in Innovation".

The project aims to identify the specific conditions (e.g. leadership, culture, briefing processes, design rights) under...Read full update

How to Win in the Age of Now?

How to Win in the Age of Now?

An Inspirational Masterclass delivered by the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts on Monday 10th of February.

The event attracted many creative and digital companies looking to take their business to the next level, and become high-growth creative leaders loved by their...Read full update

Inspirational Masterclass with Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, KEVIN ROBERTS

Inspirational Masterclass with Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, KEVIN ROBERTS

Kevin Roberts will inspire and inform an audience of creative and digital small and medium businesses.

We are pleased to announce that we are organising an Inspiration Masterclass with the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts on Monday the 10th of February at Saatchi &...Read full update

Design Council announce €3.8 million EU fund to build the European Design Innovation Platform

Design Council announced that it will be leading a consortium to deliver the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) with Lancaster University as key partner.

Design Council announce €3.8 million EU fund to build the European Design Innovation Platform. The press release is now...Read full update

Making in the City [3D Printing] - Crossing Boundaries

Making in the City [3D Printing] - Crossing Boundaries

Co-creation through intense collaborative activity...Hexagons and Lego leading innovative 'thinking'...

As part of the 'Making in the City' Design Jam, participants were tasked to develop and critically examine emergent themes in greater detail, and then to offer new and innovative solutions...Read full update

Making in the City [3D Printing] Design Jam

Making in the City [3D Printing] Design Jam

Making in the City [3D Printing], offered a successful and acclaimed introduction to the series of Cities Design Jams, by the Imagination team at Lancaster.

Making in the City [3D Printing], was the first of three highly interactive design ‘Jams’ specially created for the London Fusion...Read full update

ImaginationLancaster are looking for a Research Associate

Prof. Rachel Cooper and Dr Emma Murphy are looking to recruit a Research Associate for their project "The Value of Design: A Study of the Role of Design in Innovation".

The project aims to identify the specific conditions (e.g. leadership, culture, briefing processes, design rights) under...Read full update

How to Win in the Age of Now?

How to Win in the Age of Now?

An Inspirational Masterclass delivered by the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts on Monday 10th of February.

The event attracted many creative and digital companies looking to take their business to the next level, and become high-growth creative leaders loved by their...Read full update

Inspirational Masterclass with Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, KEVIN ROBERTS

Inspirational Masterclass with Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, KEVIN ROBERTS

Kevin Roberts will inspire and inform an audience of creative and digital small and medium businesses.

We are pleased to announce that we are organising an Inspiration Masterclass with the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts on Monday the 10th of February at Saatchi &...Read full update

Design Council announce €3.8 million EU fund to build the European Design Innovation Platform

Design Council announced that it will be leading a consortium to deliver the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) with Lancaster University as key partner.

Design Council announce €3.8 million EU fund to build the European Design Innovation Platform. The press release is now...Read full update

Making in the City [3D Printing] - Crossing Boundaries

Making in the City [3D Printing] - Crossing Boundaries

Co-creation through intense collaborative activity...Hexagons and Lego leading innovative 'thinking'...

As part of the 'Making in the City' Design Jam, participants were tasked to develop and critically examine emergent themes in greater detail, and then to offer new and innovative solutions...Read full update

Making in the City [3D Printing] Design Jam

Making in the City [3D Printing] Design Jam

Making in the City [3D Printing], offered a successful and acclaimed introduction to the series of Cities Design Jams, by the Imagination team at Lancaster.

Making in the City [3D Printing], was the first of three highly interactive design ‘Jams’ specially created for the London Fusion...Read full update

Future Infrastructure UK: Engineering Roadmap Final Report

Articleby Rachel Cooper, Roger Whitham, Leon Cruickshank

This report describes the results of a workshop undertaken as part of a programme of advice commissioned by Infrastructure UK to consider the interdependencies and future engineering challenges as part of an ‘engineering roadmap’ for the next National Infrastructure Plan (due to be published in autumn 2011). This plan will include specific actions needed to achieve an integrated, reliable, secure and resilient national infrastructure. ...Read full article

Creative Exchange Launch Event

Articleby Rachel Cooper
Creative Exchange Launch Event

On 19th May we  launched the Creative Exchange. It was an afternoon and an evening of speakers and discussion at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, in conjunction with  FutureEverything Festival.  We had a fascinating and diverse array of speakers. ...Read full article

Books

The handbook of design management. / Cooper, Rachel ; Junginger, Sabine ; Lockwood, Thomas.

Oxford : Berg, 2011. 544 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Constructing futures : industry leaders and future thinking in construction.. / Chan, Paul ; Cooper, Rachel .

Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 224 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Designing sustainable cities.. / Cooper, Rachel (Editor) ; Evans, Graeme (Editor) ; Boyko, Christopher (Editor) .

Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. 320 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Design for micro-utopias : making the unthinkable possible.. / Wood, J. ; Cooper, Rachel (Editor) .

UK : Gower, 2007. 211 p. (Design for Social Responsibility Series).

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Design for inclusivity : a practical guide to accessible innovative and user-centred design.. / Coleman, R.; Clarkson, J.; Dong, H.; Cassim, J. ; Cooper, Rachel (Editor) .

UK : Gower, 2007. 246 p. (Design for Social Responsibility series).

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Design for sustainability : a practical approach.. / Bhamra, T.; Lofthouse, V. ; Cooper, Rachel (Editor) .

UK : Gower, 2007. 184 p. (Design for Social Responsibility series).

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Process Management in Design and Construction.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Ghassan, A.; Lee, A.; Wu, S.

Blackwells, 2004. 208 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

The Design Experience.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Press, M.

Gower Press, London, 2003. 206 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Creative product design.. / Bruce, Margaret ; Cooper, Rachel .

UK : Wiley and Sons, 2000. 217 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Marketing and design management.. / Bruce, Margaret ; Cooper, Rachel .

London : Intl Thomson Business Press, 1997. 245 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

The design agenda : a guide to successful design management.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Press, Mike.

Chichester & New York : John Wiley and Sons, 1995. 298 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Guidelines for screen design.. / Rivlin, C.; Lewis, R. ; Cooper, Rachel (Editor) .

Oxford : Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1990. 120 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

Living with stress.. / Cooper, C. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Eaker, L.

London and New York : Penguin Books, 1987.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Book

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Book Chapters

New design business models: implications for the future of design management. / Cooper, Rachel ; Evans, Martyn ; Williams, Alex.

The handbook of design management. ed. / Rachel Cooper; Sabine Junginger; Thomas Lockwood. Oxford : Berg, 2011. p. 495-511.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter (peer-reviewed)

2020 Vision - The UK Design Industry 10 Years On : Implications for Design Businesses of the Future.. / Williams, Alex ; Cooper, Rachel ; Evans, Martyn ; Sun, Qian.

Designing for the 21st Century: Research Methods & Findings. ed. / Tom Inns. Vol. 2 Farnham : Gower, 2009. p. 39-54.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The ongoing sustainable city endeavour.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Evans, Graeme ; Boyko, Christopher .

Designing sustainable cities. ed. / Rachel Cooper; Graeme Evans; Christopher Boyko. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. p. 288-296.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

The urban design decision making process : a new approach.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher .

Designing Sustainable Cities. ed. / Rachel Cooper; Graeme Evans; Christopher Boyko. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. p. 43-50.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

The urban design decision making process : case studies.. / Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel .

Designing Sustainable Cities. ed. / Rachel Cooper; Graeme Evans; Christopher Boyko. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. p. 17-41.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

The urban design decision-making process : definitions and issues.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher ; Pemberton-Billing, Naomi; Cadman, Daniel.

Designing Sustainable Cities. ed. / Rachel Cooper; Graeme Evans; Christopher Boyko. Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. p. 3-16.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Decision-making processes in urban design.. / Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel .

Sustainable Urban Development: Changing Professional Practice. ed. / Ian Cooper; Martin Symes. Vol. 4 London, UK : Routledge, 2009. p. 78-98.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Supply chain management in product development.. / Tzortzopoulos, Patricia; Kagioglou, Mike ; Cooper, Rachel ; Dyson, E.

Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook. ed. / William J. O'Brien; Carlos T. Formoso; Vrijhoef Ruben; Kerry London. CRC Press, 2009.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

What value a unicorn's horn? : a study of archaeological uniqueness and value.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Pollard, Mark; Coningham, Robin.

The ethics of archaeology. ed. / Chris Scarre; Geoffrey Scarre. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Breaking the cycle : fundamentals of crime-proofing design.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Wootton, Andrew B.; Davey, Caroline L.; Press, Mike.

Designing out crime from products and systems. ed. / Ronald V. Clarke; Graeme R. Newman. 18. ed. UK : Criminal Justice Press, 2005. p. 179-201 (Crime Prevention Studies).

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Process and product modeling.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Aouad, Ghassan; Lee, Angela; Wu, Song.

The Wiley Guide to Managing Projects. ed. / Peter W. G. Morris; Jeffrey K. Pinto. UK : John Wiley and Sons, 2004. p. 471-497.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Design management and the ceramic industry.. / Cooper, Rachel .

Ceramic ambitions and strategic directions : perspectives on the UK ceramics industry arising from a series of executive seminars organised by Staffordshire University Business School.. ed. / I. Jackson. Staffordshire University, 2000. p. 40-46.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

The design economy.. / Cooper, Rachel .

The Design Career Guide. London, UK : Purple House, 1998. p. 12-16.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

The interface between design and other key functions in new product development.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Jones, T.

Product development : meeting the challenge of the design marketing interface. ed. / Margaret Bruce; Wim G. Biemans. Chichester : Wiley, 1995. p. 81-97.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

Marketing and design : a critical relationship.. / Cooper, Rachel .

Marketing Interfaces. ed. / Ian Wilson. UK, London : Pitman Publishing, 1994. p. 127-147.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Chapter

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Journal Articles

High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster. / Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Engineering Sustainability , Vol. 165, No. ES1, 03.2012, p. 81-88.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Scenario archetypes : converging rather than diverging themes. / Hunt, Dexter; Lombardi, D. Rachel; Atkinson, Stuart; Barber, Austin R. G. ; Barnes, Matthew ; Boyko, Christopher ; Brown, Julie; Bryson, John; Butler, David; Caputo, Silvio; Caserio, Maria; Coles, Richard ; Cooper, Rachel ; Farmani, Raziyeh ; Gaterell, Mark; Hale, James; Hales, A. Chantal ; Hewitt, C. N. ; Jankovic, Lubo; Jefferson, Ian; Leach, J. ; Mackenzie, Rob ; Memon, Fayyaz A. ; Sadler, Jon P. ; Weingaertner, Carina ; Whyatt, Duncan ; Rogers, Christopher D.F..

In: Sustainability , Vol. 4, No. 4, 20.04.2012, p. 740-772.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Managing corporate social responsibility through design.. / Koo, Yoori ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: The Design Management Institute , Vol. 22, No. 1, 03.2011, p. 68-79.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

The relationship between national policy and industrial development in the UK and South Korea, 1940s-2000s.. / Youngok, Choi ; Cooper, Rachel ; Lim, Sungwoo ; Evans, Martyn .

In: Design Issues , Vol. 27, No. 1, 01.2011, p. 70-82.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Clarifying and re-conceptualising density. / Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Progress in Planning , Vol. 76, No. 1, 07.2011, p. 1-61.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Design for Health : The Relationship Between Design and Noncommunicable Diseases. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Cary .

In: Journal of Health Communication , Vol. 16, No. Supplement 2, 09.2011, p. 134-157.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Integrating evidence-based design and experience-based approaches in healthcare service design. / Carr, Valerie ; Sangiorgi, Daniela ; Buscher, Monika ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Health Environments Research & Design Journal , Vol. 4, No. 4, 01.2011, p. 12-33.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

National Support for Design: Developing propositional models.. / Choi, Youngok ; Cooper, Rachel ; Lim, Sungwoo ; Evans, Martyn .

In: Design Management Review , Vol. 21, No. 4, 12.2010, p. 60-69.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Informing an urban design process by way of a practical example.. / Boyko, C. T. ; Cooper, R. ; Davey, C. L.; Wootton, A.B.

In: Urban Design and Planning , Vol. 163, No. 1, 03.2010, p. 17-30.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

How to design a city in five easy steps : exploring VivaCity 2020’s process and tools for urban design decision making.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher .

In: Journal of Urbanism , Vol. 3, No. 3, 11.2010, p. 253-273.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

The impacts of the built environment on health outcomes.. / Codinhoto, Ricardo; Tzortzopoulos, Patricia; Kagioglou, Mike; Aouad, Gassan ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Facilities , Vol. 27, No. 3/4, 2009, p. 138-151.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Design management from a contractor's perspective : the need for clarity.. / Tzortzopoulos, Patricia ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Architectural Engineering and Design Management , Vol. 3, No. 1, 2007, p. 17-28.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Addressing sustainability early in the urban design process.. / Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel ; Davey, Caroline L.; Wootton, Andrew B.

In: Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal , Vol. 17, No. 6, 2006, p. 689-706.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Breaking From Tradition: Market Research, Consumer Needs and Design Futures.. / Evans, Martyn ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Review (Journal of Design Management Institute) , Vol. 17, No. 1, 01.12.2006, p. 68 -74.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Sustainability and the urban design process.. / Boyko, C. ; Cooper, R. ; Davey, C.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Engineering Sustainability , Vol. 158, No. ES3, 09.2005, p. 119-125.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Design against crime : extending the reach of crime prevention through environmental design.. / Davey, Caroline L.; Wootton, Andrew B. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Press, Mike.

In: Security Journal , Vol. 18, No. 2, 04.2005, p. 39-51.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Organisational learning : conceptual challenges from a project perspective.. / Chan, Paul W. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Tzortzopoulos, Patricia.

In: Construction Management and Economics , Vol. 23, No. 7, 09.2005, p. 747-756.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

The development of trust inventory.. / Swan, P.; McDermott, P.; Khalfan, M. M. A. ; Cooper, R. ; Rees, C.; Woods, G.

In: Journal of Construction Procurement , Vol. 11, No. 1, 05.2005, p. 40-54.

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Socially responsible design : targeting crime with fashion design.. / Davey, Caroline L.; Wootton, Andrew B. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Heeley, Joanne; Press, Mike; Kim, Sunju.

In: International Journal of New Product Development and Innovation Management , Vol. 5, No. 1, 03.2005, p. 45-56.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

From sustainability to socially responsible design.. / Davey, Caroline L.; Wootton, Andrew B. ; Boyko, Chris T. ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Synergy 21 Group, Design for the 21st Century Programme , 2005.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Ethics and altruism : what constitutes socially responsible design.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Review , Vol. 16, No. 3, 2005, p. 10-18.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Characterising the Role of Design in a New Product Development: An Empirically Derived Taxonomy.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Jones, C.; Perks, H.

In: Journal of Product Innovation Management , Vol. 22, No. 2, 01.03.2005, p. 111-127.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Ethics and Aesthetics: What Constitutes Socially Responsible Design?.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Institute , Vol. 16, No. 3, 01.06.2005, p. 10-18.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

The design leader and the new designer : perspectives on designing design managers.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Review , 08.2004.

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Managing design in the extended enterprise.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Bruce, Margaret; Wootton, Andrew; Hands, David; Daly, Lucy.

In: Building Research and Information , Vol. 31, No. 5, 2003, p. 367-378.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Design against crime : methods and issues that link product innovation to social policy.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Davey, Caroline L.; Press, Mike.

In: International Journal of New Product Development & Innovation Management , 01.2002, p. 329-342.

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Designing-out crime : raising awareness of crime reduction in the design industry.. / Erol, Rosie; Press, Mike ; Cooper, Rachel ; Thomas, Michael.

In: Security Journal , Vol. 15, No. 1, 01.2002, p. 49-61.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

The arts and humanities research board : opportunities for and influence on post graduate education in art and design.. / Thomas, Elaine ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Point , Vol. 12, 12.2001, p. 53-65.

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Performance management in construction : a conceptual framework.. / Kagioglou, Michail ; Cooper, Rachel ; Aouad, Ghassan.

In: Construction Management and Economics , Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.2001, p. 85-95.

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Production management : the process protocol approach.. / Lee, A.; Kagioglou, Mike ; Cooper, Rachel ; Aouad, Ghassan.

In: Journal of Construction Procurement , Vol. 6, No. 2, 11.2000, p. 164-183.

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Rethinking construction : the generic design and construction process protocol.. / Kagioglou, Michail ; Cooper, Rachel ; Aouad, Ghassan; Sexton, Martin.

In: Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management , Vol. 7, No. 2, 06.2000, p. 141-153.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

New product development practices in American and British firms.. / Balbontin, A.; Yazdani, B. B. ; Cooper, R. ; Souder, W. E.

In: Technovation , Vol. 20, No. 5, 05.2000, p. 257-274.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Managing design for competitive advantage : a process approach.. / Olson, Eric M.; Slater, Stanley F. ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Journal , Vol. 11, No. 4, 2000, p. 10-17.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Design & the customer experience.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: New Product Development and Innovation Marketing , Vol. 1, No. 1, 06.1999, p. 91-99.

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New product development : leadership and learning : a comparison of UK & US high technology companies.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Charlton, Joanne; Roberts, Carole; Whitelock, Jeryl.

In: International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life Long Learning , Vol. 9, No. 1, 1999, p. 88-115.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Managing requirements capture within a global telecommunications company.. / Bruce, Margaret ; Cooper, Rachel ; Morris, Barny; Wooten, Andrew.

In: R & D Management , Vol. 29, No. 2, 1999, p. 107-119.

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Technology management of IT in construction : a driver or an enabler?. / Aouad, Ghassan; Kagioglou, Michail ; Cooper, Rachel ; Hinks, John; Sexton, Martin.

In: Logistics Information Management , Vol. 12, No. 1/2, 1999, p. 130-137.

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Requirements capture as process of technology-market integration.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Wootton, Andrew; Bruce, Margaret.

In: International Journal of Technology Management , Vol. 17, No. 6, 1999, p. 582-596.

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Effective design management for small businesses.. / Bruce, Margaret ; Cooper, Rachel ; Vazquez, Delia.

In: Design Studies , Vol. 20, No. 3, 05.1999, p. 297-315.

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New product development success factors in American and British firms.. / Balbontin, Alejandro; Yazdani, Baback ; Cooper, Rachel ; Souder, William E.

In: International Journal of Technology Management , Vol. 17, No. 3, 1999, p. 259-280.

Research output : Contribution to journal Journal article

Strategic design.. / Olson, Eric M. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Slater, Stanley F.

In: Business Horizons , Vol. 41, No. 2, 04.1998, p. 55-61.

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"Requirements capture" : theory and practice. / Cooper, Rachel ; Wootton, Andrew B.; Bruce, Margaret.

In: Technovation , Vol. 18, No. 8/9, 08.1998, p. 497-511.

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Map for a generic design and construction process protocol.. / Aouad, Ghassan; Hinks, John ; Cooper, Rachel ; Sheat, Darryl; Kagioglou, Michail; Sexton, Martin.

In: Journal of Construction Procurement , 06.1998.

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The influence of government science and technology policies on new product development in the US UK, South Korea and Taiwan.. / Schoening, Niles; Sounder, Wm. E.; Lee, Jinjoo ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: International Journal of Technology Management , Vol. 15, No. 8, 1998, p. 821-835.

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Design and the customer experience.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: International Journal of Costumer Relationship Management , Vol. 1, No. 2, 1998, p. 131-139.

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Environmental uncertainty, organisational integration, and new product development effectiveness : a test of contingency theory.. / Sounder, William E.; Sherman, J. Daniel ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: The Journal of Product Innovation Management , Vol. 15, No. 6, 11.1998, p. 520-533.

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Clean sweep.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Marketing Business , Vol. 67, 03.1998.

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Marketing by design.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Marketing Business , Vol. 69, 1998.

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IT and the design and construction process : a conceptual model of co-maturation.. / Hinks, J.; Aouad, G. ; Cooper, R. ; Sheath, D.; Kagioglou, M.; Sexton, M.

In: The International Journal of Construction IT , 07.1997.

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Design as a strategic resource for management.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Press, Mike.

In: Gestion 2000 , Vol. 5, 09.1997.

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New product development in high technology industries.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Prendiville, Alison; Jones, Tim.

In: Co-Design , Vol. 3, 1995, p. 14-21.

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Setting a research framework.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Co-Design , 1995, p. 14-21.

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Perspectives on cross-functional design management education.. / Bruce, Margaret ; Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Journal , Vol. 5, No. 4, 1994.

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Investigating British and European retail buyer attitudes and perceptions of British design.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Studies , Vol. 14, No. 2, 04.1993, p. 194-209.

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Managing design : directions in British education.. / Cooper, Rachel .

In: Design Management Journal , Vol. 4, No. 3, 08.1993, p. 48-54.

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Effect of new technology on the work and methods of the typographic designer.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Cooper, C. L.

In: Design Studies , Vol. 5, No. 1, 01.1984, p. 21-29.

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The evaluation of guidelines to aid the information designer.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Cooper, C. L.

In: Design Studies , Vol. 5, No. 4, 10.1984, p. 248-267.

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Conference Contributions

Digital clothing manufacture : co-creation and digital innovation for local production. / Tavares Smith, Marcia ; Cooper, Rachel ; Blair, Gordon .

Digital fashion 2013: the proceedings of the 1st international conference of digital fashion. ed. / Digital Fashion 2013 Secretariat. London : Digital Fashion 2013 Secretariat, 2013. p. 246-253.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Paper

Digital clothing manufacture : digital innovation and co-design changing the clothing industry. / Smith, Marcia ; Blair, Gordon ; Cooper, Rachel .

Design Frontiers - territories, concepts, technologies: ICDHS 2012 - 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies.. ed. / Priscila Farias; Anna Calvera; Marcos Braga; Zuleica Schincariol. São Paulo : Blucher Publishing House, 2012. p. 436-440.

Research output : Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings Paper

Creating sustainable frameworks for service redesign at practice level in NHS. / Carr, Valerie ; Sangiorgi, Daniela ; Buscher, Monika ; Cooper, Rachel ; Junginger, Sabine .

2010. Paper presented at HaCIRIC International conference , Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Research output : Contribution to conference Conference paper

Design for the surreal world? : a new model of socially responsible design.. / Davey, Caroline L.; Wootton, Andrew B.; Thomas, Angharad ; Cooper, Rachel ; Press, Mike.

2007. Paper presented at The Sixth International Conference of the European Academy of Design,.

Research output : Contribution to conference Conference paper

Requirements management in the design of primary healthcare facilities.. / Tzortzopoulos, Patricia; Chan, Paul ; Cooper, Rachel .

2005. Paper presented at Simposio Brasilierio de Gestao e Economia de Construcao, Brazil,.

Research output : Contribution to conference Conference paper

Tales of the Unexpected: Understanding Emergence and its relationship to Design.. / Evans, M. D. ; Cooper, Rachel ; Hall, N.

2005. 319 to 331 6th International Conference of Computational and Cognitive models of Creative Design, Heron Island, Australia,.

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Reports

The effect of the physical environment on mental capital and wellbeing.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher ; Codinhoto, Ricardo.

Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. 40 p.

Research output : Book/Report/Proceedings Commissioned report

Working Papers

Mental capital and wellbeing and the physical environment.. / Cooper, Rachel ; Boyko, Christopher ; Codinhoto, Ricardo.

UK : Foresight Science Review, 2008.

Research output : Working paper

Key Projects

Urban FuturesUrban Futures Urban Futures Sustainable Regeneration - from evidence-based urban futures to implementation
Design2020Design2020 Design2020 The UK design industry in 2020
HighWireHighWire HighWire Creating Innovative People for Radical Change
Design for WellbeingDesign for Wellbeing Design for Wellbeing How Design Can Contribute to More Liveable Cities
Creative IDEASCreative IDEAS Creative IDEAS Innovative Mechanisms for Knowledge Sharing
Design In PracticeDesign In Practice Design In Practice Flexibility and change for healthcare service providers