North Shore Labs

Executive Creative Director and Co-Founder, North Shore Labs Brisbane, Australia (current) North Shore Labs is a consulting and technology startup based in Australia. Our mission is to create tools to help businesses assess areas of opportunity and risk associated with digital transformation. The tools being developed are founded on research conducted at NICTA, Australia. North Shore Labs is…

XXXXX • From Scholar to Dollar

eBook: From Scholar to Dollar (in 15 simple steps) Anna Harrison, 2013 This eBook (launch coming 2014) provides a practical guide to developing the auxiliary skills needed to make a successful transition from scholar to post degree success. In the last few years, there has been much talk of the diminishing value of higher education….

XXXXX • Principles of Experience Design for Airport Terminals

PhD in Design, Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia (2011-2014) The Aviation industry has undergone tremendous changes since the inception of commercial air travel in the early 1960’s. Today, almost half of the world’s population travels by air each year. Despite this enormous volume of passenger traffic, airport terminals have reported surprisingly low profitability for…

XXXXX • Residential Design by Anna Harrison

Design Practice, Residential Design by Anna Harrison Australia, BSA Licence 1168464 (Established 2006) Many people assume that residential design work is about drawing houses. In reality, the architecting component of the work is secondary: the primary challenge with residential projects is the ability to connect with the dreams and desired identity of your clients. The…

Asking the Unaskable: “Why invest in research?”

“Research universities make us safer. Imagine the fight against terrorists without facial recognition, detection technologies that sensitively trace bomb-making materials, satellite surveillance, secure communications, and tracking capabilities … not only do these institutions innovate with vital technologies, they also produce the engine of new growth … “ — Bill Frist in America must invest in…