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Full Name: 
Sinini Ncube
Academic Role: 
PhD Student
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Sinini is a PhD student at the center of ICT4D at the University of Cape Town. She obtained her Masters and honours degrees in Computer Science at Rhodes Universityin Grahasmtown, South Africa.Her undergraduate degree, Computer Science and Geographical Information Systems, was obtained from the university of Fort Hare. prior to joing UCT,Sinini has worked as a software engineer/UX designer and also lectured students at Rhodes university. She works under the supervision of Prof. Hussein Suleman and Prof/Dr Christoper Meinel.

Research Project / Interests: 

Sinini's PhD research is centered around using social media to promote collaborative interactions for mobile learning purposes especially for communities with boundary objects.Her other interests include mobile interactions and well as UX research and design.

  1. Ncube, S.P., Thinyane, H., & Foster, G. An investigation into a Web-based visualisation Technique of Zoonotic Outbreaks.Proceedings of Satnac Publications, 2010.
  2. Ncube, S. & Suleman, H. 2014. Complementing Formal Learning with Mobile Technology Outside the Classroom. IMCL conference (In press).
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