Joanne Hodge is an AHRC funded PhD researcher at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design part of the University of Dundee. Her research looks at personal communication objects, focusing on how these can be used to reinforce the parent/child attachment when they are not together. Parent and child have the ability to emotionally connect to one another through these networked objects that are integrated with smart textiles and wearable technologies.
Joanne holds a degree in Textile Design and a Masters of Design with distinction from The University of Dundee.
As is echoed through her work Jo prides herself on the ability to change and adapt to new situations and roles with ease and enthusiasm.