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Best of Bristol Lecturers Award 2020

The Best of Bristol lecture series (BoB) is back for 2020 and is showcasing the best of the University of Bristol’s lecturers, as voted for by students. BoB is student-led, the lecturers and lecture topics are nominated by students and the series of seven lectures are organised by students and supported by the University of Bristol and Bristol Students’ Union.

Disability, Innovation, and Cultures: Lovely Cats Made of Care Bears’ Leggings – Dr Keir Williams

Abstract:

Who is an innovator? What is innovation?
In this lecture Dr Keir Williams, Lecturer in Design at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will consider these questions by reflecting on a series of case studies from the world of disability arts and culture. It will draw on models of disability, social media influencers and tourettes-led superheroes.