Roxanne Alves Leitao

Central St Martins, UAL


Roxanne’s work focusses on social design research and practice. She has been involved in a wide range of projects related to healthcare and security, with audiences varying from children and adults with chronic conditions, to clinicians, nurses, law-enforcement agents, and military surgeons.


Roxanne holds a BA in Communication Design from the School of Fine Arts, and an MSc in Interactive Systems from the School of Engineering, both at the University of Porto. She has been working in design research and teaching since graduating from her MSc. In 2015, Roxanne was invited to Thinking Digital by the Emerging Talent Fund, she has also presented her work in several academic conferences, and the findings from her MSc dissertation have published in specialized magazines and industry websites.