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Welcome to the site of the ICT4D Collective and Multidisciplinary Centre for ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London. The Collective was initiated in 2004, in 2007 it was awarded the status of a UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and in 2009 it became an official Research Centre at the College. The Collective works in partnership to undertake research, teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate) and consultancy relating to the appropriate and sustainable use of ICT for development:

Departments at Royal Holloway, University of London, with staff participating in the Collective include:

Details of the Collective's activities and environments are accessible through the drop down menus at the top of each page; resources, information about ICT4D topics and projects, as well as a search facility and information about how to find us are accessible through the menus to the left.


We are particularly grateful to the following for funding in support of our research and teaching:
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Forthcoming Events

Recruitment now open for the Master's strand in ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London for entry in September 2013

Latest News (Archive)

ICT4D Collective named 10th top gobal Think Tank in Science and Technology in Go To Think Tank Report for 2012.


Learn about the Collective through the voices of its members
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Dr. G. Harindranath

to listen to Dr. G. Harindranath (Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London)


Quick link to the ICTD2010 conference hosted by the Collective in 2010

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Last updated 7th February 2013
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