NRF Researchers

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Professor Neerish Revaprasadu
SARCHi Chair of Nanotechnology and Professor of Chemistry, Prof Revaprasadu holds a BSc Honours from University of Natal and joined UNIZULU as a Senior Laboratory Assistant in 1996. In 1997 he was granted an NRF/Royal Society (UK) scholarship to complete his PhD in the area of nanomaterials synthesis at Imperial College, London. In 2000 he Read the full article...
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Professor Helene de Wet
Professor Helene de Wet is an associate professor at UNIZULU. She started her career as senior laboratory assistant in the Department of Botany in 1990 after which she was appointed as a lecturer in the same department in 1995. She registered for a PhD part-time in 2001 and graduated in 2006 from the University of Read the full article...
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Professor Christopher Afoke Isike
Professor Christopher Afoke Isike is an associate professor at UNIZULU, an author and rated researcher, and a political analyst for 1KZN TV in Richards Bay and the Zululand Observer, for which he contributes a political opinion page. He obtained his first Political Science degree in 2000 from University of Benin in Nigeria and also holds Read the full article...
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Prof Steve Edwards
Prof Edwards was at the helm of the Department from 1982 to 2007. His national and international research activities are mainly concerned with health promotion with specific reference to clinical, educational, community, sport and exercise psychology. His most recent publication published in Journal of Psychology in Africa is titled: “Influence of a breath-based, self-identification meditation Read the full article...
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Prof Rob Baum
Rob Baum’s publications include articles and chapters on traumatic memory and genocide, consciousness and its embodiment, critical race/gender theory and the phenomenology of absence (the subject of her book Female Absence). She is conducting studies of spiritual movement and the somatization of trauma. She has taught a range of subjects from African dance ethnology and Read the full article...
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Prof Peter Scogings
Prof Scogings holds a MSc in Wildlife Management from Pretoria University and a PhD in Pasture Science from University of Fort Hare. He is an advisory editor of African Journal of Range and Forage Science. His former experience includes Senior Lecturer and Researcher (Rangelands) at University of Fort Hare, Grassland Society of Southern Africa Council Read the full article...
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Prof Myrtle Hooper
Prof Hooper’s appointment to the Faculty was in 1985, she has served as Assistant Vice-Rector for three years and as interim Faculty Dean in 2012. Her research focuses on the ethics of reading, how reading is affected by the dynamics of difference and distance between writers and readers. Particularly, ‘wrong readers’, for whom texts may Read the full article...
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Prof Digby Cyrus
Prof Cyrus joined UNIZULU in 1984 and is a Senior Professor and Head of the Department of Zoology and the Coastal Research Unit of Zululand (CRUZ). In 1987, Prof Cyrus established CRUZ as the Department’s research arm. He obtained his BSc and BSc Honours from University of Natal. In 1980, Prof Cyrus obtained his MSc Read the full article...
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Prof Dennis Ocholla
Prof Ocholla has been Professor and Head of the Department of Information Studies since September 1996 and has also served as Faculty and Vice-Dean. His research and publishing focus is on Informetrics, LIS Education, Information Ethics, Information Seeking, Scholarly Publishing, ICT4D/Social/ Community Informatics and Knowledge Management. Prof Ocholla is passionate about research and is actively Read the full article...
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Prof Catherine Addison
Having started her academic career as a specialist on romantic poetry, Prof Catherine Addison’s main focus of research at the moment is the verse novel, both in its Victorian and its contemporary manifestations. She has secondary interests in contemporary African women’s fiction and the romantic woman warrior and has published on Byron, Shelley, Spenser, Mitford, Read the full article...