Research Associates

Research Associates

We are particularly proud of our current research associates and industry partnerships within the Department:
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Prof Albert (AK) Boekhorst – Research Associate
Email: albertkb [at] gmail [dot] com
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Prof Rafael Capurro – Research Associate
Email: rafael [at] capurro [dot] de
Research interest:
  • Philosophy
  • Information ethics
  • Information science
  • Hermeneutics
Prof Clara Chu –  Research Associate
Email: cmchu [at] illionois [dot] educ
Research interest:
  • Multicultural library and information services
  • Information seeking behavior
  • Critical information studies
  • International and comparative librarianship
  • LIS education
Researcher ID profile:
Prof Heidi Julien – Research Associate
Email: heidijul [at] buffalo [dot] edu
Research interest:
  • Digital literacy
  • Information behaviour/information practices
  • Research methods
Researcher Partnership:
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Prof P J Lor – Research Associate
Email: peterjlor [at] gmail [dot] com
Research interest:
  • International political economy of information
  • International information flows
  • Information policy
  • International comparative research methodology
  • International research methodology
  • Libraries and time
  • Libraries and truth
  • Libraries and peace
Dr Heila Pienaar – Research Associate
Email: missymylief [at] gmail [dot] com
Research interest:
  • Organsation
  • Strategic management
  • Creativity and innovation in academic libraries
  • e-Research
  • Research Data Management
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Prof A Rorissa – Research Associate
Email: arorissa [at] utk [dot] edu
Research interest:
  • Organsation and retrieval of information
  • Adopton, use and impact of information and communication technologies
  • Human information behaviour
Prof Ian Ruthven – Research Associate
Email: ian [dot] ruthven [at] strath [dot] ac [dot] uk
Research interest:
  • Information seeking
  • Information behaviour
  • User interface design and evaluation
Prof Chirag Shah – Research Associate
Email: chirags [at] uw [dot] edu
Researcher interest:
  • Information Retrieval
  • Data science
  • Machine Learning
  • Responsible AI
  • Human-computer interaction
Researcher ID profile:
Dr Martie van Deventer – Research Associate
Email: vandeventer [dot] martha [at] up [dot] ac [dot] za
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Dr B van Wyk – Contract Senior Lecturer
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