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Irwin.Brown@uct.ac.za
3.32, Leslie Commerce
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Head of Department

Tertiary qualifications

  • PhD: University of Cape Town, South Africa (2001-2005)
  • MInfSys: Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia (1994-1995)
  • GradDipBusComp: Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia (1993)
  • BScEngHons (Electrical): University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe (1985-1988)

Research status summary

  • Established Researcher: South African National Research Foundation (NRF) (2006 - 2017)
  • IT Panel Member – NRF (2008-2010)
  • South African National Representative: International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP), Technical Committee 8 (TC8) on Information Systems (2008 - present)
  • President: South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT) (2010 - 2012)
  • Supervised SEVEN PhD students and ELEVEN Masters students to graduation

Research interests

  • Information Systems Management
  • ICT Innovations - diffusion, adoption, impact
  • ICTs and Development
  • Information Systems Education and Research
  • Grounded Theory Methodology