Professor Helen Storey, MBE, RDI, FRSA
Professor of Fashion and Science
Through both Knowledge Exchange and Research, Helen works across design, science and technology in service to humanity. Currently working as ‘UNHCR Designer in Residence’ 2019 – 2022 - in acts of reciprocal co creation to better lives and livelihoods in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan. Bringing back life experiences and knowledge to inform research, knowledge exchange and a ‘Living Curriculum’ at London College of Fashion, UAL. In 2022 her work extends with UNHCR to 4 African countries.
Healing Knowledge – UNHCR & Africa
Mazzarella, F., Storey, H. and Williams, D. (2019). Counter-narratives Towards Sustainability in Fashion – Scoping an Academic Discourse on Fashion Activism Through a Case Study on the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. The Design Journal, 22:sup1, 821, 833.
Drawing Reality (2020): https://www.dress4ourtime.org/new-blog/2022/6/23/drawing-reality
World Refugee Day 2022 Film (June 2022): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DcvZvW0ye4
Handbook on Pro-environmental Behaviour Change, co-authored chapter, entitled Cut from the same cloth? The application of goal-framing theory to understanding behavioural (in-)consistency in energy- and clothes-shopping contexts. (Co-authored by: Christopher R. Jones, Natalie McCreesh, Caroline Oates, Helen Storey and Alex McIntosh )
Making for Our Time: A journey told through the dress as metaphor – Co Authorship publication/chapter with Sandy Black: 'Making and Materials for Change – Using materials and making to create social and personal change' – Routledge (2023)