Van der Vyver BraamMembers
IT, Monash University
Braam van der Vyver has since 2005 used telecentres as field work hubs for research on e-democracy and e-governance. Since 2008 he has been researching the telecentre environment in South Africa. His interest resulted in a successful application for a Monash University-Sichuan University collaborative research grant during 2009. The execution of the grant-funded research project, a comparative study between telecentres in South Africa and China. During the execution of the grant he has used his private funds to study telecentres in Thailand in collaboration with an influential Thai academic, Prof Kamolrat Intaratat. He has also conducted research in the fields of social informatics and online communities.