29 Dec 2012 - 8:47am

PhD in Interaction Design

Dear IXDAs,

I'm looking for a PhD in Interaction Design.

Which are the best School/Universities that offer this kind of program?



9 Oct 2011 - 7:28am
2 years ago
2 replies

Ph.D in UX related field (e.g. HCI) - Wil it be helpful enough as investment?

How do you think about Ph.D in UX related field (e.g. HCI or Interaction Design)?

There are many discussions going around in academia but some professionals has complained that the researches are not useful enough to apply to the working process for real products. They argues that the academia cannot lead the innovation for the next 5~10+ years any longer, and that sometimes they are even behind the industrial world. 

20 Apr 2010 - 12:04pm

PhD universities in Interaction- Interior Experience ?

Hello everyone
I am a recent Master degree graduate in interior design with a project oriented toward interaction design experience.

I wish to pursue my PhD degree preferably in UK or in any other countries but would need your suggestions for universities  offering PhD in interaction design with a possibility of orienting the subject towards interior Design ????

Many thanks

camille moussette

4 PhD positions (with funding) in Industrial/Interaction Design at the Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden

Umeå Institute of Design ( announces four new PhD positions. The PhD positions are within the fields of industrial design and mobile interaction design. The application deadline is May 12th 2010.

Please visit the specific pages for further details about each position:

2 PhD positions in Industrial Design

20 Mar 2009 - 1:14pm
Dave Wood

Interaction Design from a visual communication perspective

I have recently joined the IxDA Basecamp and made the following
announcement. Jeremy Yuille has convinced me to post it in the main
discussion list too for a wider input from the IxD community:

"Hi IxD community,

I’m Dave Wood a lecturer in Interaction Design from the UK. I’m based
in Liverpool and I’m engaged in part-time doctoral study at Edinburgh
College of Art on a practice-based PhD.

Between now and 2013 I will be researching interaction design from a
visual communication perspective.

20 May 2004 - 11:25pm
9 years ago
16 replies
Andrei Herasimchuk

Ph.D. in HCI

On May 20, 2004, at 8:56 PM, Jim Hoekema wrote:

> I would expect someone with a Ph.D. in HCI to have excellent research
> skills, extensive knowledge of methodologies and theories, and the
> ability
> to write papers, but I would never assume or expect any more
> interactive
> design skill than someone without a degree.

That just seems wrong to me. I realize this may be the reality, but it
still seems wrong to me.

Why spend all that time getting a PhD if you end up only being an
academic? How useful is that? I mean...

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