RMIT University has appointed two scholars from The Netherlands and England as its first professors of design. Professor Gerda Gemser (above) from Delft University is professor of design, business, and Professor Sarah Pink from Loughborough University is professor of design, media ethnography. Gemser is a recognised researcher in the field of design and innovation management in the creative industries. She has been published in highly regarded management and design journals. Pink’s research combines theoretical and methodological scholarship with applied practice. Her work is often developed through interdisciplinary collaboration across design, engineering and arts disciplines, to which she brings social and cultural research expertise.