Dr Rosemary Quilling

Mrs Rosemary Quilling
Dr Rosemary Quilling
Senior Lecturer
M Block – Room M121A
Information Systems and Technology


Dr Rosemary Quilling is a senior lecturer in the field of Information Systems and Technology at the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance at University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is passionate about exploring social computing or Web 2.0 technologies, like Facebook, Myspace, flickr, Second Life and youtube because they are redefining how we communicate and create information: in business, education and even while socialising or searching for entertainment. She is the co-founder of the NextEd Global Initiative (NEGI). The NextEd philosophy is to provides a collaborative environment where all participants collaborate on an equal footing, and contribute and benefit in a collaborative style. As such the objective of NextEd is to employ Web 2.0 technologies that foster and enhance collaborative learning.

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc(Hons)(Natal)
  • MCom(IS&T)(UKZN)
  • PhD (Higher Education) (UKZN)

Professional Memberships

  • Computer Society of South Africa (CSSA), Member (MZ) since 2 September 2002. Membership No:Q007705.
  • South African Institute of Computer Science and Information System Technologists (SAICSIT), Member since 27 February 2003. Membership No.: 0483M.
  • Listed in the MISRC/AIS Faculty Directory, March 2004. This is a directory of Information Systems Faculty and Researchers from around the globe. The Directory is supported by AIS, the Association for Information Systems.
  • ACM joined 2022.