Mr David Rozas

Postgraduate researcher

Qualifications: BSc Computer Science (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), MSc Computer Science (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)

Phone: Work: 01483 68 3961
Room no: 26 AD 03

Further information


David is currently studying a PhD under the supervision of Professor Nigel Gilbert and Dr Paul Hodkinson. His research concerns individual involvement and group dynamics of Commons-Based Peer Production communities, focussing on the development community for Free/Libre Open Source Software Drupal. He is following an ethnographic approach, and using Activity Theory as a theoretical framework. He is also collaborating with the FP7 EU project P2Pvalue, which is funding his studies.

His previous research was conducted within the FP7 EU project QLectives (Quality Collectives) at the University of Surrey, and the FP6 EU project ASTRA (Awareness Services and Systems – Towards Theory and Realization) at Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (Trondheim, Norway).

He previously worked as a Technical lead in several social, educational and cultural projects based on Drupal for the company Educatic (Madrid, Spain), becoming an active member of the Drupal community in Spain.

Research Interests

Free/Libre Open Source Software, Commons-Based Peer Production, Open Collaboration, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work,  Organisational studies, Virtual Ethnography, Activity Theory

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