Otago Polytechnic

Research from Meg Brasell-Jones

Departments: College of Art, Design and Architecture

Meg Brasell Jones

Meg is a Senior Lecturer in visual communication design at The College of Art, Design and Architecture (ADA). Her research expertise is in design, social responsibility and sustainability. She holds a Masters in Design Studies (Consumer and Applied Science), a Bachelor of Arts (Art History and Theory), Postgraduate Diploma and Diploma for Graduates in Design Studies (Consumer and Applied Science) from the University of Otago, a Diploma of Teaching from the Dunedin College of Education, a Certificate in Adult Teaching from CPIT (Ara), a Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Practice from Otago Polytechnic and a Certificate in Te Mata a Ao Maori. Meg has a student centred approach to postgraduate supervision that encourages creative, critical and sustainable thinking.

ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8065-3527

Conference Contribution - Other

Brasell-Jones, M. (2018) Threads of Conversation: Engaging Young Creatives. UNBOUND: Liberating Women, CTANZ Symposium. 21st -23rd September 2018. Otago Polytechnic. Dunedin.

Brasell-Jones, M. (2017) Softly Dissident. Peer reviewed abstract for presentation at the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand Conference, Dunedin, 6 - 10 December.

Brasell-Jones, M., Heptinstall, T., Patchett, C. (2016) Facilitating Good Intentions Towards Action. Abstract peer-previewed for presentation at the International Food Design Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 29 June 2016.

Brasell-Jones, M. (2008) Cultivating Responsible Designers Paper presented at the ACTS – Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1-3 October 2008.
https://www.ara.ac.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/149272/Research-Outputs-2007-2008-6.pdf

Journal Article

Brasell-Jones, M. (2017) Sustanimal: A Reflection on Collaboration, Visual Communication and Waste Management. Scope: Contemporary Research Topics, Learning & Teaching, 4, Sustainability, December.

Chapter in Book

McCaw, C., O'Brien, G., Galloway, M., Malthus, J., Barton, M., Brasell-Jones, M. (2017) Art-educated Design Educators. Chapter 12 in P. Stupples & J. Venis (eds), "Art and Design: History. Theory, Practice". Cambridge Scholars, 193-206. ISBN (10): 1-5275-0307-0. ISBN (13): 978-1-5275-0307-6.

Oral Presentation

Brasell-Jones, M. (2015) Sustain. Presented at the School of Design at Otago Polytechnic 19 May, 2015

Barton, M., Brasell-Jones, M., McCaw, C., Fay, C., Galloway, M., Malthus, J., & O'Brien, G. (2015) Art-educated Design Educators. Art + Design Symposium, Dunedin School of Art, Otago Polytechnic, 16-17 October, 2015. Member of discussion panel.

Brasell-Jones, M. (2014) Climbing Mount Sustainability. Oral presentation, 4th December, 2014 at the Otago Polytechnic.

Thesis – Masters/Doctoral

Brasell-Jones, M. E. (2006) Design for People and Planet: The experience of visual communication designers addressing social responsibility A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Consumer and Applied Sciences in Design Studies/Te Toi a Rata at the University of Otago/Te Whare Wananga o Otago, Dunedin/Otepoti, New Zealand/Aotearoa TS700.1 .BT51

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Bezerra, C. & Brasell-Jones, M. (2005) Design Responsibilities in Open Global Societies http://www.uiah.fi/joiningforces/papers/Bezerra_Brasell-Jones.pdf

Paper presented by Dr. Charles Bezerra at Joining Forces | University of Art and Design Helsinki | September 22-24, 2005

Research and Expertise