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Apr 2007 Graduate Research Education: Sweden

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On April 18th I took part in an IRCSET funded GREP research visit with my colleague Gavin Doherty from Trinity College Dublin. IRCSET funded an exploratory grant which supported this trip for the development of a Graduate Programme in Visualisation, Graphics and Vision.

We attended an Open Day of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science and the Interactive Institute in Stockholm Sweden hosted by Dr. Jim Dowling. The aim of this visit was document best practice in graduate research education and to understand how stronger links with industry and research labs can be developed. While this was only a one day event we managed to speak with over 20 academics and graduate students from around Sweden representing 6 different Universities.

The following day a group of HCI academics in Uppsala very graciously gave us many hours of their time for an in depth discussion of graduate education in Sweden. Their combined experience has brought about their inter-disciplinary Master in HCI. From their…

Apr 2007 A digital-physical scrapbook for memory sharing

MEMENTO: a digital-physical scrapbook for memory sharing
Journal Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
Publisher Springer London
ISSN 1617-4909 (Print) 1617-4917 (Online)
Subject Computer Science
Issue Volume 11, Number 4 / April, 2007
Category Original Article
DOI 10.1007/s00779-006-0090-7
Pages 313-328

David West, Aaron Quigley and Judy Kay

Research from Project Nightingale Australia.