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Dr Gabriella Spinelli

Dr Gabriella Spinelli
Reader - Innovation Management

Research Interests

Resiliance, Community development, Grassroots movements

Complementary Currency Systems

People-centred design and Codesign

Design for Health and Wellbeing

Care and Ageing in Place

Research grants and projects

Research Projects


Special-purpose money: Complementary digital currencies and the sustainable development goals
Funder: FORMAS, The Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development
Duration: December 2020 - November 2024
An Innovative Curtain System to reduce infection and improve patients’ dignity
Funder: Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Duration: July 2020 - October 2021
A Codesign approach to define Community Wellbeing
Funder: LHR Airports Ltd
Duration: June 2018 - October 2018
The Waiting Games - Raising Awareness of Physical Activity and Cancer
Funder: Cancer Research UK
Duration: November 2017 - July 2018

A qualitative feasibility study

Give and Take Care: living lab experiments to support Ageing in Place
Funder: Innovate UK
Duration: February 2016 - February 2018
A comparative study about the adoption of technology among older adults in UK and Japan on ageing studies
Duration: February 2012 - November 2012
Market segmentation and inclusive design interventions for the Silver Market
Funder: Technology and Strategy Board
Duration: May 2010 - May 2014
Coordination and Management of Intelligence in the UK Police
Funder: EPSRC Case Award
Duration: February 2004 - February 2007
Artefacts and processes in Police Command and Control Centres
Funder: PITO
Duration: February 2004 - February 2007