Assistant Professor | Department of Design Innovation, Maynooth University and Big Life Fix Series
Trevor Vaugh is an Assistant professor of Design Innovation at Maynooth University and an expert in Human-centered innovation, strategy and Design.
In 2018 Trevor founded the Maynooth University Innovation Lab (Mi:Lab) with the support of the Higher Education Authority. As Principal investigator, Trevor leads a team of Designers and Anthropologists in exploring, defining and creatively tackling higher education system challenges.
Trevor is a founding partner of Actionable, an insight and innovation consultancy which combines human insight, business intelligence & creative thinking to tackle organisational challenges. Prior to entering Academia, Trevor developed a number of world-first surgical innovations, among these, his work on single-site surgery for Olympus was awarded a place in the prestigious Cleveland Clinic’s top 10 innovations of 2009. Across is innovation career, Trevor has accumulated a portfolio of over 50 patents.
Recently Trevor appeared as an expert on the critically acclaimed RTÉ series “Big Life Fix”.