Nic Bidwell

Nic Bidwell currently researches the social and gender impacts of Community Networks in the APC's Local Networks Project. She is an adjunct Professor at the International University of Management, Namibia and a research associate with Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology’s Digital Ethnography Research Centre. Nic's research, in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and socio-technical aspects of ICT, focuses on the perspectives of marginalised people, and for the past ten years has been based in Africa. She has well over 100 peer-reviewed publications, in books, journals and prestige conferences and a co-edited book, and is recognised for founding platforms that promote the international visibility of indigenous and African researchers.