RIBA Award for Lesley McIntyre


Accessibility researcher, Dr Lesley McIntyre, has been awarded a research trust award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for her project entitled:Selwyn Goldsmith (1932-2011) and the Architectural Model of Disability: A Retrospective of the Man and the Model.

The RIBA Research Trust Awards are offered annually to support independent architectural research. The awards scheme is open to applicants interested in a wide range of subject matter relevant to the advancement of architecture and the connected arts and sciences. The research can be practice-led or academic research. The judging panel considered it to be an exceptional year for applications, particularly the practice-based research proposals.

Lesley joined the SiDE team in July 2012 following the completion of her PhD and will present her research alongside Prof Vicki Hanson at the Digital Economy All Hands conference in Aberdeen in October.

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