Professor Edda Tandi Lwonga from the College of Business Education in Dar es salaam, in Tanzania, is the Research4Life’s official user representative.
Professor Lwoga, has a PhD in Information Studies from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. She is also an Associate Professor and Deputy Rector of Academic, Research and Consultancy.
Every three years the Executive Council elects user representative to represent the worldwide community R4L users.
The choice of Professor is timely as she has been a supporter of Research4Life and has giving trainings on how to get the most out of Research4Life across Tanzania and beyond.
Some of comments from the interview
- “Throughout my studies and my PhD, I was working as a librarian and was part of the academic staff, first at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania, and later at MUHAS [the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences] in Dar es salaam,
- “What keeps me motivated is the role I could play in encouraging academics, students and other university staff to use electronic resources,” .
Read the full interview here