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Dr Michelle Williams

Senior Lecturer in Product Design

I am a course leader, active researcher in circular thinking. Chevron icon


Dr Michelle Williams has gained experience in industry designing packaging, disability aids and is the inventor for an international patent for a novel water valve mechanism. She has created and managed her own skincare company for 10 years, based on sustainable and ethical values. She has also been Highly Commended for her collaborative and community work to create the Regeneration Repair Café in May 2016 and pop up Makerspaces in Gloucestershire.


  • PhD: A methodology to create devices to enable natural movement strategies, University of Bath, *


Finalist, Green Gown Awards 2016

Highly Commended, Green Gown Awards 2017

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow Royal Society Arts

Teaching & Research


Enabling creative circular thinking through scholarly, community and multidisciplinary collaboration.


More publications from Dr Michelle Williams can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Works with Growth hub to support SME's

External examining

External examiner for India