Vy Rajapillai lectures in English Language and Media. After completing an MA in Contemporary Approaches to English Studies at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London and a second in Media Assisted Language Teaching at the university of Brighton, Rajapillai joined a three-year EU funded project at the University to carry out her doctoral studies on cross cultural collaboration and communication. She has also worked on a research project for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) investigating how technology can support stakeholder participation.
Rajapillai’s research interest is the area of cross-cultural collaboration/communication and migration and identity. She is interested in investigating the role of culture in the uptake and use of online communication technology for cross-cultural collaboration/communication. Her research interest includes Web 2 technology for learning and teaching.
She is also interested issues surrounding identity construction of migrants.
Master, Goldsmiths, University of London
Master, University of Brighton
PhD, University of Brighton
Bachelor, University of Jaffna