2–5 February 2021


Lisa Grocott

Lisa is the Director of WonderLab and a Professor of Design at Monash University. Before coming to Monash Lisa spent the past 12 years at Parsons School of Design in New York where she was Dean of Academic Initiatives and core faculty in the Masters of Transdisciplinary Design. Lisa’s research examines how the practice of co-design can shift how people see and act in the world. Her interdisciplinary collaborations with cognitive psychologists, education researchers and behavioral change experts has been awarded more than $2.5 million in federal funding and applied industry research collaborations. WonderLab, a co-creative research lab that designs transformative learning. The research translates evidence-based research into applied interventions, drawing on creative, relational and integrative practices to drive change that holds over time. Lisa is currently exploring how we shift beliefs and practices through her role as chief investigator of an Australian Research Council grant on Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change.