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Jean-paul.VanBelle@uct.ac.za
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Section Head: Research, Director of CITANDA, & Convenor: INF4015W, INF4017H

Tertiary Qualifications

  • PhD (2003) - University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • BCom Hons (1992) - University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • MBA (1988) - Stellenbosch University (Cum Laude)
  • Economic Science and Philosophy Studies (1983) - University of Gent, Belgium

Research status summary

  • C-NRF Rated Researcher: South African National Research Foundation (NRF) in ICT4D, Emerging technologies and Information technology adoption
  • Published 170+ journal articles, conference papers, textbooks and book chapters
  • Professor of Information Systems at UCT
  • Currently serves as the Director for the Centre for IT and National Development in Africa (CITANDA) at UCT

Research Interests

  • Diffusion and adoption of new ICTs
  • ICT4D
  • ICT and E-readiness of small African organisations (NGOs & SMMEs)
  • Open Source Software adoption 
  • The use of Mobile Data Services in South Africa.