Picture of person typing on laptop with programming code visible on the laptop screen

World class computing and information science research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Department of Computer & Information Sciences involved in mathematically structured programming, similarity and metric search, computer security, software systems, combinatronics and digital health.

The Department also includes the iSchool Research Group, which performs leading research into socio-technical phenomena and topics such as information retrieval and information seeking behaviour.


A design research approach

Duffy, Alex H B and O'Donnell, F J (1999) A design research approach. In: Critical Enthusiasm. Norges teknisk‐naturvitenskapelige universitet, pp. 33-40. ISBN 82-91917-08-6

Text (Duffy-ODonnell-1999-A-design-research-approach)
Duffy_ODonnell_1999_A_design_research_approach.pdf - Preprint

Download (53kB) | Preview


The significance of the design process in determining the success or failure of a product in the market place is becoming increasingly more articulated. Consequently companies are implementing and developing new techniques and tools to support design more effectively. Design research is directed at gaining a greater understanding of design, ultimately to better support it through the development of improved techniques, methods or tools.