Leah Heiss, Tactile Tools workshop. Image Adam R Thomas
Past Event

Panel Discussion: Co-designing Victoria’s Mental Health Systems, Services and Spaces with Leah Heiss and Monash Design Health Collab


Tue 23 May 10:00am - 12:00pm


Free, booking required


Accessible bathroom All gender bathroom Assistance animals welcome

This panel brings together Monash Art Design and Architecture partners from across Victoria’s Mental Health system to discuss the role of co-design processes in enabling the input of multiple stakeholders in the creation of new systems, services and spaces.


Leah Heiss

Leah Heiss is a Melbourne-based designer and Monash University academic working at the nexus of design, health and technology. Her process is deeply collaborative, and she works with experts from nanotechnology through to manufacturing. She is dedicated to the idea that design can radically improve the development of wearable health technologies, systems and services.

Monash Design Health Collab uses a people-centred design approach to understand and activate significant, high-impact healthcare services and products in the world. Our research takes place at the centre of the complex ecosystem of health services.

Eva and Marc Besen

International Research Chair in Design

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