Prof Van Zyl heads up a strong and diverse editorial team, having joined the board of the journal in 2015. Having graduated at the top of his class, Prof Van Zyl has an MA in Social Anthropology from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and a PhD in Communication Science from the Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of South Africa, he joined the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2015. He is currently an Associate Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies in the Centre for Communication Studies in the Faculty of Informatics and Design.
He has a strong publication record in the field of the communication sciences, and his predominant research interests include digital anthropology and media, the philosophy and ethics of informatics, and design anthropology. Methodologically, he is interested in digital ethnographic, participatory, and meta-analytic approaches.
We are delighted to have Prof Van Zyl as Editor-in-Chief, and we look forward to all the expertise he brings to the journal.
About The Journal
TD is a journal dedicated to promoting the concept of transdisciplinary research. It is aimed at creating knowledge with the collaboration of the formal sectors of the natural and human sciences as base. Over and above this, the intention is to focus on levels of knowledge that are to be found at grassroots level. It is important to explore this knowledge because it becomes the groundwork for further knowledge, which is often not confined to a fixed formal discipline or area of knowledge. The editorial team of the journal welcomes contributions of a theoretical nature, as well as material based on empirical research. Preference is given to southern Africa as a region of focus. However, should submitted articles show the potential for making a contribution towards our understanding of science beyond the confines of single disciplines, it would enjoy favourable consideration.
The journal has a double-blinded peer review process. Manuscripts are initially examined by editorial staff and are sent by the Editor-in-Chief to two expert independent reviewers, either directly or by a Section Editor. Read our full peer review process.
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