Jackie Malcolm

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Head of Academic Grouping, Communication Design & Associate Dean of Learning & Teaching


Jackie Malcolm graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art with a first class degree in Graphic Design. She has over 25 years professional experience working as a Graphic Designer within the Creative Industries.

Jackie established the successful Graphic Design consultancy ARC Visual Communications Ltd in 1999 and continues to produce creative and effective marketing solutions for national clients.

Jackie has been teaching within Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design since 1998, and has taught modules within the Graphic Design, Illustration and Design Studies departments.

Research Projects

1 REASON // Research : Environmental Evaluation : Analysis : Selection : Outcome : Nexus

Reason has formed the basis of presentations delivered to the Higher Education Academy, London, May 2010; CIDAG 2010 1st International Conference of Design and Graphic Arts, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2010; and the QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh, March 2011. The research explores environmental issues as a new paradigm for design practice and education. Visualisation & Application of Visual Thinking: Education

2 Food as a ‘lived experience’ of contemporary society.

Current research explores the ‘lived experiences’ (Carolan 2010:1) of our communities, and the human behaviour that is now affecting the health and wellbeing of our species through food. Food has become a commodity for our contemporary consumerist society, constructing our cities and shaping public transportation services to serve the ‘edge-of-city’ supermarket developments.

Visualisation & Application of Visual Thinking: Society