Q Sun

Programme Leader / MSc. Design Management

Art & Design

University of Salford

Dr. Qian Sun is currently programme leader for the MSc. Design Management programme in the School of Art and Design, University of Salford. She is actively involved in research in design management and has worked on a broad range of projects, including an AHRC-funded "Design 2020" project which explores the future of the UK design industry in coping with the uncertainties of 2020; an EU-funded "Asia Link" programme which aims to develop collaborative curriculum in design management; the British Council's "Prime Minister's Initiative for International Education" (PMI2) concerning student employability and entrepreneurship; and the School's "D2B" (Design to Business) International Design Management Conferences. Before commencing her academic career, she worked as an in-house product designermore...

PhD MSc BEng

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  1. Sun, Q 2012, 'Design education in the UK: The students speak' , Design Management Review, 23 (4) , pp. 36-45.
  2. Sun, Q 2011, 'How policies matter to design' , SEE Bulletin, 6 , pp. 3-7.
  3. Sun, Q, Williams, A and Martyn, E 2011, 'A theoretical design management framework' , The Design Journal, 14 (1) , pp. 112-132.
  4. Sun, Q 2011, 'Embedding employability in the curriculum: A comparative study of employer engagement models adopted by design programmes in China and UK' , Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, 3 (1) , pp. 36-48.
  5. Sun, Q, Williams, A and Martyn, E 2010, 'A theoretical design management framework' , The Design Journal, 14 (1) . (In Press)
  6. Sun, Q, Sridhar, N and O'Brien, M 2009, Consumer perception of product stimuli: an investigation into Indian consumer psychology and its implications for NPD process and strategy , in: D2B2 - Tsinghua International Design Management Symposium, 23-26 April 2009, Beijing.
  7. Sun, Q 2010, 'Design industries and policies in the UK and China: a comparison' , Design Management Review , pp. 70-77. (In Press)