Stephen Olivier

Mr Stephen Olivier Position Contract Research Staff Discipline Phone 031 260 3332 Email oliviers@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address 805 8th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Stephen Olivier is currently working as a Research Coordinator for the DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Applied Poverty Reduction Assessment. His focus there is on the topics of

Daphne Ntlhe

Qualification MURP Teaching Housing Implementation and Management (HOUS302) Research Regional Development Interests Rural Development , Sustainable Human Settlement, Land Tenure, Housing Finance, Housing policy and Local Economic Development in Small and Medium Towns

Dudu Khumalo

Ms Dudu Khumalo Position Contract Research Staff Discipline Phone 031 260 2116 Email khumalod3@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address A722 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Dudu Khumalo is a Development Practitioner and Community activist who works with peri-rural and urban communities especially on service delivery and other social issues. She has worked with Umphilo

Erofili Grapsa

Dr Erofili Grapsa Position Contract Research Staff Discipline Phone 031 260 1251 Email grapsa@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address A720 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Dr Erofili Grapsa has a strong background in Statistics and quantitative methods and previously worked at the Africa Centre of Health and Population Studies as an HIV epidemiologist. She

Vishnu Padayachee

Vishnu Padayachee

Qualification:  PhD (University of Natal, Durban) Bio Professor Vishnu Padayachee is a Distinguished Professor School of Economics and Business Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand (with effect November, 2014). He was until 30 June 2012 Senior Professor in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, and former two-term Head of the School of

Nompumelelo Nzimande

Bio Ms Nzimande is Academic Co-ordinator for Population Studies and currently the President of the Population Studies Association of Southern Africa. Community Activities Population Association of Southern Africa (PASA). Nompu is President of the organization (2014) Applied Population Studies Training and Research. She is one of the facilitators on the APSTAR program in population studies for government officials. Teaching:

Kerry Vermaak

Degrees Held PhD (Public Health) Bio Kerry Vermaak has a background in research psychology and public health. She has previously worked as a researcher in the academic, private and NGO sectors. Research Interests Social determinants of health, Environment and health, Modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases (including life style risk factors), health seeking behaviour, Teaching

Shauna Mottiar

Bio Shauna Mottiar completed both her MA and PhD in Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Her broad area of interest is democratic consolidation / democratic deepening in South Africa. During her time at the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa she worked on electoral processes and outcomes in Southern Africa. While at the Centre for

Glen Robbins

Mr Glen Robbins Position Honorary Professors and Research Fellows Discipline Phone 031 260 3033 Email robbinsg@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address A724 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Glen Robbins is a part time lecturer, researcher and consultant specialising in regional and local economic development . Previously he headed up the Economic Development and City