Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves leads Design for Global Health at ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster University. Driven by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, my research focuses on tackling community health challenges across the world. He is currently working on understanding cleaning practices and driving infections from homes in Ghana; developing health and care policies for senior citizens in Malaysia and in promoting seafood across Europe through novel packaging design.

WASHable: Participatory design and community engagement Network on WASH in Lusophone and Francophone African Countries
15/01/2020 → 14/01/2022
Research

ACTUATE : Accelerating the adoption of circular sanitation demonstration systems for improved health outcomes
01/10/2019 → 31/03/2021
Research

ACTUATE : Accelerating the adoption of circular sanitation demonstration systems for improved health outcomes
01/10/2019 → 31/03/2021
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ProtoPolicyAsia: Employing speculative design in enabling governments and community groups to imagine the fuure implications of health policy initiatives in creative ways
01/02/2019 → 30/01/2020
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Understanding the home as a source of infection of AMR bacteria carried by dust by exploring hygiene practices in different home environments in Ghana
22/01/2018 → 21/10/2020
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SODA Plus: Realizing Data Together
01/07/2017 → 31/12/2019
Research

Cyber Security of the Internet of things
28/02/2016 → 31/08/2019
Research

Proto-Policy
01/06/2015 → 31/08/2015
Research

Ageing Playfully
01/02/2015 → 31/05/2015
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Behaviours that Stick: Exploring emotional design of sustainable behaviours that stick
01/04/2014 → 31/12/2014
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Active Parks
01/01/2014 → 31/08/2014
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Numbers that Matter
01/11/2013 → 31/07/2014
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Examination of how approaches to prduct design differ nationally - RADMA PhD Bursary
01/10/2013 → 30/09/2014
Research

Citizens Transforming Society: Tools for Change
01/11/2011 → 30/04/2015
Research

Realising Data Together Workshops
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

UK-Peru Workshop: Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Ageing Playfully Public Talk in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

SODA Co-designing Data Together
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Design Innovation for Dementia and Ageing Well
Invited talk

Sanus Homo Ludens: Playfulness in promoting healthier behaviours
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

TEDx Talk. Designing our Cities to be Playful: Playfulness in promoting healthier behaviours.
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Parkinson’s and Playfulness
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

AHRC (External organisation)
Membership of committee

EPSRC (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Presentation title: Exploring the use of Design Fictions & Playful Design
Invited talk

Design in Healthcare: challenges and opportunities
Invited talk

Invited Keynote Speech at the Victoria and Albert Museum - The Sackler Conference 2015: Art, Design and New Technology for Health
Invited talk

AHRC (External organisation)
Member of Advisory Panel

Invited Public talk at the University of the 3rd Age Study day on Living well in later life - "Learn, Laugh, Live”
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Ageing Playfully
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Dementia Futures
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

The Foresight Programme (External organisation)
Other Membership

Invited talk at the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Parkinson’s UK during the Parkinson's Awareness Week 2015
Invited talk

Virtual reality: WiiTherapy
Invited talk

DSTL (External organisation)
Other Membership

International Journal of Design (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Qatar National Research Fund (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Multimedia Systems (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Croatian Science Foundation (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Hellenic Republic Ministry of Education, lifelong learning and religious affairs (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Hellenic Republic Ministry of Education, lifelong learning and religious affairs (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Hellenic Republic Ministry of Education, lifelong learning and religious affairs (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Entertainment Computing (Journal)
Publication peer-review

The Design Journal (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Authors and the World, HighWire Doctoral Training Centre

  • DSI - Health
  • Evaluation
  • Imagination Lancaster
  • Work and Health Forum