Bernie McCoy

Lecturer, NCAD

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Bernie is a lecturer in Design for the Body and Environment and Academic Lead for Creative Futures Academy in NCAD. She supports the development and validation of new programmes while also contributing to the institutional review of existing programmes across NCAD's Schools of Design, Fine Art, Education and Visual Culture. With extensive experience in collaborative practice, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Bernie has facilitated and mentored a range of creative collaborative projects and practitioners, often in collaboration with state agencies.

Her research focuses on new material development and the exploration of improvisation in responsive design. In addition to her academic and research roles, Bernie represents NCAD on the Creative Futures Academy's student and staff mobility working group, further contributing to the CFA's broader engagement and collaborative initiatives.