Dr Victor Kabata

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Dr Victor Kabata Dr Victor Kabata
Post Doctoral Researcher
History, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
ORCID Number: 0000-0002-7484-2134
victor.kabata@sorbonne.ae

Affiliations

    At Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi: Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Research Institute (Heritage)

PhD in

  • Information Studies

Research Interests

Records and archives management, information for development, Data Protection

Publications Journal Articles

  • Data and Policy Journal, 2023, An assessment of the legal framework supporting the implementation of the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) in Kenya.
  • International Journal on E-learning and Distance Education, Vol 37, No 1, 2022, Towards safeguarding users’ legitimate rights in Learning Management Systems (LMS): A case of Blackboard at Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi

Research Collaborations Research grants and funded research projects

  • 2023- Principal Investigator, E-records/ E-government Project, Conceived a project that seeks to determine the e-records readiness of companies within the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone. This is a short-term project that is scheduled to be conducted in the summer of 2023.
  • 2023-Co-Investigator, Greening information management, SUAD, The project seeks to understand the status of green information management in selected countries. That is, UAE, Sweden, Kenya and Zimbabwe by assessing the strategies and policies put in place and level of awareness among public officers.
  • 2022-2023 Principal Investigator, International Council of Archives, Fund for International Development of Archives. Principal investigator in a project seeking to assess the functional requirements and specifications for a suitable software for management of electronic records in the public sector in Kenya. Submitted interim report and will submit final report for the project in March 2023.
  • 2022 Research Video in partnership with Faculti.net, Developed a video that explained the results of the study ' Embedding industry needs in curriculum design and delivery: The Records Management and Archival Science programme at SUAD'. The study used SUAD RMAS programme model to showcase how learning institutions can partner with the industry in integrating industry needs in curriculum design and delivery. URL
  • 2022. Co- Author, Handbook on the management of Records and Archives in the United Arab Emirates, Collaborated in the writing of a Handbook on the management of records in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The handbook is set to be published in March 2022 in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Archives. It outlines the status of records management in the UAE public sector and makes recommendations on measures to be undertaken to improve the state of records management.

Conference and Workshops participation

  • 2023 21st to 23rd February- International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in electronic systems (InterPARES) Trust AI Seventh International Plenary, Presented a paper on Integration of Artificial Intelligence in Electronic health records systems: UAE context.
  • 2023 8th February Webinar organized by the Endangered Archives Programme (EAP), Attended virtually the endangered Archives programme: African Experiences
  • 2022-November Kenya Association of Records Managers and Archivists Seminar, Presented preliminary findings of the project seeking to assess the functional requirements and specifications for a suitable software for management of electronic records in the public sector in Kenya.
  • 2022 June Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi. Research seminar, Presented a paper on ' Embedding industry needs in curriculum design and delivery: The Records Management and Archival Science programme at SUAD'