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Miguel Baptista Nunes


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Miguel Baptista Nunes (龙乐思) BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA, FBCS, is a Professor and the Dean of the School of Internet of Things at XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang); a Fellow of the British Computing Society; and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.Prior to this appointment, Miguel was the Dean of the School of Information Management at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. Where in 2019, he founded the first laboratory in China dedicated to VR in digital humanities research, named VR+Culture. Miguel was the chair of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the iSchools movement from 2018 to 2020; the Chair of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) from 2017 to 2018. From 2015-2017, Miguel was a National High-end Foreign Expert at the School of Information Resources Management of the Renmin University of China, sponsored by the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. Prior to this more recent Chinese professional experience, Miguel was at the Information School of the University of Sheffield in the UK for 23 years, 20 of those as a permanent member of academic staff, where he led the development of teaching learning and research in the Information Systems discipline, with a keen perspective on the resolving bottlenecks and taking opportunity of cutting-edge trends in the discipline.Miguel’s research interests are centered on information systems, knowledge management and information management, specifically on areas such as information systems modelling, information systems design and development; database design and development; project management; risk management; and information systems change management. Miguel has also an historical interest in e-learning, particularly in social constructivist approaches to curriculum and course design, instructional systems design, and web-based learning environments for active and distance learning. He has published more than 200 refereed articles in both academic journals and conferences; published a book on action research for e-learning and served as chair for a number of international conferences. Miguel has also led several EU, UK and lately Chinese funded projects.

Research interests

Information Systems (IS)

- IS Design and Development;

- IS Project Management;

- IS Change Management;

- IS Risk Management;

- IS Strategic Alignment.

Information Management (IM)

- Information Management Cycles and Models.

- Information Behaviour;

- Information Needs;

- Trust and Acceptance of Information Technology;

Knowledge Management (KM)

Educational Informatics and e-Learning.


2016 -2019 - Dean of the School of Information Management, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong,, China

2016-2020 - Professor at the School of Information Management, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guandong,, China

1997-2016 - Full-time Permanent Academic Member of Staff, Information School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

1990-93 Systems Analyst and Programmer, Department of Software Development, Information Systems Sector of Siemens SA, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal

1985-90 Officer in the Portuguese Army in the Transmissions Recognition Service

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

1989-92 Licenciatura in Applied Mathematics (equivalent to BSc) with major in Informatics. Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Department of Mathematics, Lisbon, Portugal (EU)

1992-93 MSc in Information Management, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK

1993-99 PhD in Information Studies, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK

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  • Staff


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