Research Output

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

  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.

  • Date:

    30 November 2002

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    BCS

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    004 Data processing & computer science

Citation

McEwan, T., Benyon, D. & Turner, S. (2002). Channelling expertise from Napier’s HCI group – human-centred knowledge transfer. In Gray, P. & Johnson, H. (Eds.). HCI 2003 - Designing for Society

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Keywords

knowledge transfer; Human-computer interaction; design;

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