Our NSMD Probe Lab is all about interdisciplinary design and innovation. Since 2014 we have been intersecting neuroscience and design to develop probes and environments for improved health and wellbeing, and novel, futuristic, ground-breaking cognitive, emotional, and behavioural experiences and outcomes. Read more
Dr Melanie Flory
MELANIE IS CONSULTANT AND ADVISOR TO SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST CELEBRATED CREATIVE COMPANIES, THOUGHT LEADERS AND CUTTING-EDGE ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES.
She partners with some of the world’s most disruptive companies – from global brands to founder-led start-ups.
Melanie served as Psychologist, Neuroscientist, and Research Lead at the Ministry of Defence (UK), University of Westminster (London) and the Surrey Trauma Service prior to establishing MindRheo. Her clinical, academic, and research career involved working in multi-disciplinary teams across Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East, specialising in human brain connectivity and its relationship to behaviour. Working collaboratively, she builds products and services that activate utilisation of neuroplasticity to unlearn specific thought and behaviour patterns, whilst creating new ones. Her expertise includes neuro-connective storytelling, futures scenario building, and group-plasticity optimisation.
Melanie is a well-appreciated speaker on neuroscience and business, and the leverage-effect of multi-disciplinary research and collaboration.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Unexpected Interludes: Creative Imagination and Emotional Intelligence
This Thu 14 Nov at 7pm we are returning to the Wellcome Reading Rooms on Level 2 for an open #EmoT workshop on creative imagination and emotional intelligence. Read more and join in.
OCTOBER 10, 2019
Emo-T: Creative Imagination and Emotional Intelligence
Do your emotions control you, or do you control your emotions? Join us at 3 p.m. today at the Wellcome Collection Reading Room on Level 2 for a fun mini-workshop.
June 19, 2019
Transformation: Arts <> Cities <> Mobility <> Products <> Services <> Technology
4 July 2019. Join our Founding Director Dr Melanie Flory at the Royal College of Art (London) cross-college symposium. Melanie will give a keynote on Brains In The City: Neuroscience and Urban Design and join a panel discussion on ‘Transforming Cities and Societies’. Read more and register to attend
MARCH 31, 2019
A year ago, our Founding Director Melanie Flory joined the Creative Leadership team at The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at London’s Royal College of Art as a neuroscience project partner and advisor. See what the team have been up to, and hear from Melanie about the role of neuroscience in leadership research and education.
NOVEMBER 23, 2018
The Neuroscience of Thanksgiving
Last night, Melanie was invited to present at a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner hosted by The Pop. Check it out Instagram.
AUGUST 1, 2018
Melanie joins a panel on multi-sensory design @ Royal College of Art
JUNE 25, 2018
GFX Swap + Pop Up Talks
V&A, SouthKen, Exhibition Rd Entrance via The Slacker Courtyard. Sunday 1st July. Not to be missed! A day of clothes swap and pop-up talks. The business of transforming one of the most polluting industries in the world – textiles! https://tinyurl.com/y76gzquc
JULY 1, 2017
Fashion, Enterprise, and New Futures
Can new thinking and new choices in fashion change the world? Read more
JUNE 17, 2017
Join Melanie at CFE FashTech Meetup 11
The event is free, but registration is essential.
APRIL 8, 2016
Saimir Pirgu: Inside the Mind of an Operatic Prodigy
Acclaimed by audiences and critics around the world, Saimir Pirgu is a world-renowned tenor whose performances range from Macduff in Macbeth of Verdi acclaim, to Roméo in Charles-François Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette. […]
I met Saimir in London during his portrayal of Verdi’s Alfredo in La Traviata and had the privilege of dining with him and a few of his close friends at the end of the evening. After a energy-sapping performance, this man was alive, vibrant, and full of fun. Read more