Peter K. Anderson

        Dr. Peter K. Anderson

         Professor of Information Sysytems,HoD.

         Department of Information Systems and Mathematics & Computer Sciences

         Faculty of Business & Informatics

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Tel: (675) 422 2937  Ext: 882/3
(675) 422 2812


Location: IS Tower

Research interest:

Peter has a wide range of professional interests in the physical and communication sciences. Recent research interests have been the documentation of important technological developments in PNG generally and DWU ICT technologies in particular. He sees research as informing teaching and seeks to pass on the results of research to his students. He also believes in fostering PNG National staff at the university and so far has assisted six of his staff to gain AusAID Scholarships for Master’s level studies in Australia prior to commencing their Doctoral programs. Two staff members have already gained their PhD awards under his supervision and a third is now approaching completion. Others are expected to follow.

Research Profile:

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After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree and Diploma in Education from the University of Sydney, Peter has seen a career in education spanning over 50 years and covering secondary school mathematics and science education, teacher education in the same areas, and in excess of 15 years in the area of Information Systems and Information Technology at University level. 

Prior to joining the DWU staff in 2002, he was a lecturer in Information Systems in the School of Business and Informatics at the Brisbane campus of Australian Catholic University. During that period, he gained his Master’s and PhD degrees from the University of Queensland. At DWU, he was the founding Head of the Information Systems Department which celebrated its first 10 years of operation in 2012. He has also contributed to the founding and development of the Department of Mathematics and Computing Science at DWU of which he is also Head.

Research Projects:


Madang Campus

PO Box 483,
Madang 511
Papua New Guinea

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 424 1800
       (+675) 422 2937
       (+675) 7111 0002

Port Moresby Campus

DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741


Wewak Campus

St. Benedict’s campus,
PO Box 542
Kaindi, Wewak, ESP 531

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 456 2327
       (+675) 456 3243

Fax: (+675) 456 2331


Rabaul Campus

c/- OLSH Kabaleo
P.O. Box 138
Kokopo, ENB 613

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 982 8213
Fax: (+675) 982 8339


Tabubil Campus

c/- DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131


Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741

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