Department of Product Design
Marc Hanratty holds a B.Des (Hons) in Industrial Design from NCAD, and a M.Sc in Sustainable Product Design and PhD in Digital Design for Sustainable Behaviour from Loughborough Design School. He has worked as a designer in many fields ranging from Product Design, Exhibition Design and Interaction Design in Ireland and the UK. His academic career began in research through design, before moving into teaching and course creation. He has taught a number of institutes in the UK and Ireland and now co-ordinates the MA Interaction Design programme in NCAD and teaches across the School of Design at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Lilley, D., Wilson, G.,Bhamra, T., Hanratty, M., and Tang, T., 2016, Design Interventions for Sustainable Behaviour, Design for Social Responsibility: Design for Behaviour Change, Routledge, Oxon, UK, 2018.
Pink, S., Leder Mackley, K., Mitchell, V., Hanratty, M., Escobar-Tello, C., Bhamra, T., and Morosanu, R. 2013. Beyond Practice Theory: Applying the Lens of Sensory Ethnography to Sustainable HCI, Sustainable HCI through Everyday Practices, A Special Issue of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM TOCHI).
Hanratty, M and McMahon, C. 2015. Where’s the fun in Design Research? Using pleasurable methods to unlock meaning. Faultlines, IT Carlow, June 2015.
Hanratty, M., Bhamra, T. and Mitchell, V. 2012. Digital Design for Sustainable Behaviour: A conceptual framework to guide design intervention, HCI 2012, Birmingham, September 2012.
Hanratty, M. 2015. Fixplosions! The social and pedagogical benefits of embedding Fixperts in the curriculum, Fixperts Super Salon, Kingston University, June 2015
Hanratty, M. and Wilson, G. 2012. Designed for Sustainable Behaviour: Loughborough Case Studies, Design for Sustainable Behaviour: Current Research, Future Directions, Loughborough University, April 2012
Hanratty, M. 2011. Goal-framed Digital Design for Sustainable Behaviour, 'Buildings don't use energy, people do?' Conference on Domestic Energy Use and CO2 Emissions in Existing Dwellings, University of Bath, June 2011.Best Poster Award
Hanratty, M. 2011. Digital Design for Sustainable Behaviour: Making and breaking habits with cognitively aligned design, Imagination Lancaster Design PhD Conference, Lancaster University, September 2011.
Parker, S. 2010. Social Animals: tomorrow’s designers in today’s world. RSA Design and Society, London.
Lilley, D. and Lofthouse, V. 2010. Teaching Ethics For Design For Sustainable Behaviour:
A pilot study, Design and Technology Education: An International Journal , Vol. 15.2, 55-68