THE URBAN RESEARCHER



BIO
Edward Hill is a researcher in science communication, focusing specifically in the field of urban ecology and human relationships with the natural world in cities. His aims are to help build greater empathy and understanding of the natural world utilizing multiple platforms including: public installation, workshops, citizen science, viral social media campaigns and gorilla marketing.

Edward also works as a researcher for businesses within the AgroTech industry, mainly focusing on emerging food production technologies.


2018 RESEARCH
Hydroponic Systems - Open Design
Mushrooms - Edibles, Materials, Waste
Air Quality - Science Communication, Natural Solutions


EDUCATION
MA Innovation Design Engineering
Royal College of Art; 2013-2015

MSc Innovation Design Engineering
Imperial College London; 2013-2015

MEng Materials Science and Engineering
Imperial College London, 2009-2013


AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

2018
Arts Work of the Future; D/g/tal Maker Collect/ve
Tate Exchange, Tate Modern

2017
London Design Festival, 380:1
The Platform, The OXO Tower

Design Researcher in Residence
Greenlab London

2016
Designer in Residence
3Space

2015
Solutions for Society Award
SustainRCA

London Design Festival, New Narratives: Sustain Show & Awards
Royal College of Art, London

U-Tokyo Innovation Summer Program Participant
Tokyo University, Japan

dX International Sportswear Exhibition
Toronto Design Museum, Canada

Show RCA
Royal College of Art, London, UK

2014
Best Disruptive Innovation Award
African Mobility for Ford

Peace of Design Exhibition
Peres Centre of Peace, Tel Aviv, Israel

Rio Tinto Sport Innovation Challenge
Rio Tinto Head Office, London, UK