Welby Ings

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Coordinator of honours and phD programmes
School of Art & Design
Auckalnd University of Technology

Welby Ings is Associate Professor in Design at Auckland University of Technology. He holds a Ph.D. in applied narratology and is an elected Fellow of the British Royal Society of Arts. His research interests cover paralinguistics, argot, and narrative, but he is also an award winning designer, film-maker and playwright. His film boy was short-listed for the 2006 Oscars after winning several international awards including the Berlin Short Film award, the John O’Shea Best New Zealand film award and Best Narrative short film at Cinequest International Film Festival in California. In 2001 he was awarded the Prime Minister’s inaugural, Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.