David McNair – LUXLIVE 2017
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15 - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 | ExCel, London

David McNair


David McNair is a chartered lighting engineer with wide experience in lighting for interior and exterior environments. He has spent the last 11 years studying dementia environments together with designing, advising and lecturing thereon. Much of this time was spent working with dementia experts at the University of Stirling.

In addition he has collaborated with researchers at Heriot-Watt University and is now a consultant to HammondCare, a charity specialising in dementia and aged care. He is a Past President of the Institution of Lighting Professionals.

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  • Wednesday 23 November
    • 16:30

      The science behind lighting and dementia

      Arena: Tech Theatre 2Speaker: David McNair of HammondCare
      Lighting has been shown to have a profound effect on people living with dementia, and new lighting topologies are being used to improve spatial perception and wellbeing in this group. Here dementia lighting expert and consultant at HammondCare David McNair explains what we know about how light affects people living with dementia, and how we can implement practical lighting schemes.