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PhD students in ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London

The ICT4D Collective specialises particularly in creating an invigorating and supportive environment for postgraduate research students. Information is available from the postgraduate drop-down menu above, or as indicated below:

The postgraduate community runs a series of informal seminars; for updates and further information visit the postgraduate Moodle environment.

The following links provide access to the home pages of all of the postgraduates within the Collective, as well as the titles of topic areas of their theses.

  • Andrea Burris (Geography) Neoliberal Discourses of Creativity and the Dvision of Labour between “East” and “West” in ICT production
  • Caitlin Bentley (Geography) - ICTs and knowledge sharing for development
  • Endrit Kromidha (Management) Dynamics and challenges of international assistance on e-government projects
  • Fernanda Scur (Geography) - Systems approaches to ICT in Brazil
  • Man Xu (Geography) - Disparities resulting from the "Great Leap Forward": implications of imbalanced regional economic development in China
  • Márton Kocsev (Geography) e-Capacity Development
  • Paolo Brunello (Geography) - ICT for education in Burundi
  • Saeid Sadeghi (Geography) - Mobile technologies and ethnic identity
  • Salma Abbasi (Geography) - ICTs and gender empowerment in the Islamic world
  • Sammia Poveda (Geography) - Capability appraoches and digital inclusion in Latin America
  • Tony Roberts (Geography) - Critical agency in ICT4D
  • Ugo Vallauri (Geography) - ICT4D and grassroots rural community development
Postgraduate students being supervised externally by members of the Collective
  • Paula Morais (ISCTE, Lisboa, Portugal) - Master's thesis on digital inclusion and people with special needs
Recently completed MA/MSc dissertations
  • David Hollow (Geography) - Evaluating radio usage for education in Zambia (2005-6)
  • James Crawley (Geography) - ICTs and education in Zambia (2005-6)
  • Sian Aggett (Geography) - Film, gender and youth in Honduras (2005-6)
  • Niels Peter Nielsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) (2006-7) - Master's thesis on contemporary change in Georgian rural society
  • Godfred Bonnah Nkansah (Geography) ICTs and special education needs in Ghana (2009)
  • Bjorn Everts (Geography) Computer based learning for youth in India (2010)
Recently completed PhDs

Recently completed MPhils

  • David Crespo (MPhil 2011) - Mobile 'phones and rural health workers in Peru: the potential of m-health in isolated rural areas of Peru (also published in book form by Lambert)
  • Auchariya Ypngphrayoon (MPhil 2010) Hedonic price models and GIS for mass land valuation in Thailand Okon


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