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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 22:38

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook you will know that as soon as I finish the final (?) revisions on my PhD this September I am moving to Macau. I am joining a new ICT4D research start-up called the Institute on Computer and Society at the United Nations University (UNU-CS). It's a big change and it's a lot to get my head around. 

I first heard about the job some months back but as we had only recently relocated in Cornwall after several decades based in London I didn't think that my wife would been keen to re-relocate to Macau - so initially I didn't pursue the idea. My interest was rekindled though when I heard that the amazing Ineke Buskens had been approached to lead the UNU-CS Gender Hub and that my PhD buddie Sammia Poveda from the ICT4D Centre at Royal Holloway University of London was also applying for a post at UNU-CS. A little ferreting around on the internet revealed that the new research institute was being set up by Professor Mike Best to research at the intersections of ICT and international development (ICT4D). Amongst other...

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