Channelling expertise from Napier’s HCI group – human-centred knowledge transfer.

McEwan, Tom, Benyon, David and Turner, Susan (2003) Channelling expertise from Napier’s HCI group – human-centred knowledge transfer. In: HCI 2003 - Designing for Society, 8th - 12th September 2003, University of Bath.

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The scope of the activities of Napier University’s HCI Group includes technology transfer, which led recently a national award. UCD is a typically mature set of ideas now ready for transfer, but as technology transfer gives way to knowledge transfer, the focus shifts to the individual rather than the organisation as the recipient. Having added value to individuals, there will be those who subsequently seek to maximise the return on investment of that added value. The UK government’s recently announced “Third Stream” of funding (after Teaching and Research) for universities therefore needs careful channelling This overview looks at the successes and challenges faced in transferring HCI knowledge, or more accurately expertise, to industrial partners. and suggests an agenda for those who seek.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge transfer; Human-computer interaction; design;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3324
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 15:04
Last Modified: 04 May 2015 09:18

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