If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Associate Professor Paul Ring joined the University in September 2005 and is Head of Subject for Architecture within the Dept. of Architecture & Built Environment. He is the author of the BA(Hons) and Pg Cert Interior Architecture programmes and was formerly the Faculty of Engineering & Environment’s Director of Review, Approvals and Academic Portfolio. His specialism is within creative reuse and building adaptation, developing research, academic and partnership activity around the adaptation or heritage spaces. Paul continues to focus his research and academic practice on the authenticity of the adapted interior and is co-lead on a partnership with the National Trust.

Paul has submitted research by design portfolios and an Impact Case Study to REF2021, authoring work on creative partnerships and heritage adaptation. His practice as an interior designer has developed a broad portfolio of work and he was awarded Scottish Interior Designer of the Year in 1997. He has previously worked collaboratively in studio with artists, sculptors, and designers on a wide range of projects, including architectural competitions and urban interventions, interior design, furniture and installation art works.

As a member of SCOSA (Council of Heads of Schools of Architecture), the SCOSA Teaching Excellence Awards Committee and as Secretary of Interior Educators, Paul makes contribution to the education of Architecture and Interior Architecture nationally and is an experienced external examiner, examining at Regents, Salford, UCA and Manchester Metropolitan Universities.  

Education/Academic qualification

Education, City andGuildsLevel 5

1 Jun 20041 Jun 2005

Award Date: 30 Jun 2005

Design Studies, MA, Manchester Metropolitan University

1 Oct 19951 Oct 1996

Award Date: 1 Oct 1996

Design Studies, BSc (Hons), Glasgow Caledonian University

1 Sep 19911 Jul 1995

Award Date: 1 Jul 1995

External positions

Manchester Metropolitan University

1 Sep 202031 Dec 2024


Dive into the research topics where Paul Ring is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles


Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or