Room B312 Portland Square,
University of Plymouth,
Prior to joining the TransTechnology Research at Plymouth University, Zinnia worked as a curator, jewelry designer (FGA Junior jewelry appraiser), project manager (PMP), and dancer during the past years. She developed a multidisciplinary knowledge base integrating the fundamentals of humanities and social science through her double postgraduate degree study in Knowledge Management(NUAA,2012) and Innovation Management(Goldsmiths,2021).
Her earlier research focused on the entanglement of the transfer of tacit knowledge within the apprenticeship and practice with jewellery making as a craftsman in China. Closely connected are researches lies at the intersection between knowledge creation and curatorial practices, particularly looks at contemporary art and jewellery history. She is passionate about the role of the curator in enabling, activating, and sustaining curatorial activities towards innovation.
She researches innovation through knowledge transfer within curatorial practices.
Interests and activities
Research on the optimization of AI technology in smart jewellery project, September 2021.
Study on the tacit knowledge transfer path and its microscopic process in enterprise mentoring system, Information Studies: Theory & Application, April 2012.
Research on Factors Affecting Tacit Knowledge Transfer in Mentoring Program, Soft Science, March,2012.