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Getting to know Qin Han

Qin (Pronounced “Chin”) is a big fan of sci-fi and this passion translates to her fascination with technology and the role it plays in society. After Qin obtained a degree in Computer Science and Technology and a Master of Design degree, Qin was awarded the first-ever PhD in Service Design in the UK from the University of Dundee. [Taken from stby.eu]

Qin Han
Qin Han
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April 2021
Qin (Pronounced “Chin”) is a big fan of sci-fi and this passion translates to her fascination with technology and the role it plays in society. After Qin obtained a degree in Computer Science and Technology and a Master of Design degree, Qin was awarded the first-ever PhD in Service Design in the UK from the University of Dundee. [Taken from stby.eu]

What do you do?

Research

Where are you based?

London

What does a typical working day look like for you?

Talking to colleague, talking to participants on fieldwork, reading, writing, thinking, and lunch , tea and chocolate sprinkled through the day

What was your first job?

Information designer

What does your work set up look like?

Qin Han's workspace

Other than a computer and an internet connection, what are the three things that you need to work?

Tea, snacks, headphones

What will the first thing that you will do after the pandemic is over?

Seeing friend, in real!

Favourite place on earth?

My home in the summer when my kids are away

What is your proudest achievement to date?

I am who I am right now

Name your favourite food and drink

Dark chocolate & good cup of chai, and many authentic Chinese family food that does not exist in English language

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