about Linda Macaulay

Linda A Macaulay
Professor of System Design / Manchester Business School
The University of Manchester, Booth Street East, M15 6PB

Employment History
2011 - present Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester
2007- 2011 Professor of System Design, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
1999- 2007 Professor of System Design, School of Informatics, The University of Manchester
Major roles include:
• Head of School 2001-2003
• Member of UMIST Council
• Member of Project Unity CLG
• Head of Information Systems Research Group 2005 (11 academics, 45 PhDs)
• Director of Enterprise and External Relations 2005 onwards
• Member of EPSRC College IT and Computer Science (2003-2006)
1992-1999 Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Department of Computation, UMIST
Major responsibilities included:
• Chair of Departmental Academic Board,
• Director of Centre of Expertise in Electronic Commerce (18 regional organisations)
• Head of e-Commerce Design Research Group (3 academics, 12 Phds/RAs).

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal Lecturer and Head of Research
Department of Computer Studies and Mathematics, University of Huddersfield
Major responsibilities included: 
• promoting research and acquiring external funding for research projects
• development of new courses in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and
• formation of a new HCI Research Unit

1974-1976 Systems Designer
Wessex Regional Computer Services, Dorset,
Poole General Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and The London Hospital
Responsible for design, implementation and user training of a Hospital Pathology Lab system, use of Coral 66 on CTP Modular One computers.
1972-1974  Applications Programmer
Tayside Area Health Authority, Dundee, Scotland, based at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.
Responsible for the development of software prototypes within a Feasibility Study of Ward Based Computer Systems; Use of Assembler programming
1985-1986 Secondment to ICL in Reading

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