University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Professor Rob Slotow

Professor Rob Slotow

University of Kwazulu-Natal

Professor Rob Slotow has been appointed at the University of Kwazulu-Natal since 1996, and has been a Full Professor since 2007. Since 2014, he has been an Honorary Full Professor in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and

Professor Albert Thembinkosi Modi 

Professor Albert Thembinkosi Modi 

Co-Investigator

Albert Thembinkosi Modi is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is also Professor of Crop Science. His primary goal is...

Sindiso Chamane

Sindiso Chamane

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sindiso Chamane has been a lecturer and researcher in Grassland and Rangeland Ecology in the School of Life Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal since 2012. Her research interests include...

Nolwazi Hlongwane

Nolwazi Hlongwane

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A PhD student in Ecological Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Nolwazi Hlongwane’s research topic is ‘Diversity of edible insects and their related indigenous knowledge by human in Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa’.

Manqhai Kraai 

Manqhai Kraai 

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A lecturer in the School of Life Sciences at the Pietermaritzburg campus of University of KwaZulu-Natal, Manqhai Kraai teaches Vertebrate Biology, Animal Behaviour and Rangeland Ecology, and is interested in plant-animal interactions...

Zinhle Nokubonga Lembede

Zinhle Nokubonga Lembede

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Zinhle Nokubonga Lembede is studying for a Master’s at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She completed a BSc in Botany and Zoology at the University of Zululand, Empangeni, South Africa, where she was awarded the top...

Elizabeth Lutge

Elizabeth Lutge

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Elizabeth Lutge is a public health specialist (FCPHM 2005) and currently manages the Epidemiology, Health Research and Knowledge Management Units at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health...

Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi

Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Tafadzwa Mabhaudhi is an Honorary Research Fellow based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences. He holds a BSc Honours in Crop Science from the University of Zimbabwe, and...

Dr Anathi Magadlela

Dr Anathi Magadlela

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Anathi Magadlela is a plant molecular biologist, lecturer and academic researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Life Sciences. He has a BSc in Biological Sciences from Walter Sisulu University of Science, and...

Anna Meyer-Weitz

Anna Meyer-Weitz

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Anna Meyer-Weitz is a Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has a PhD in Health Promotion from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and a Master’s in Industrial Psychology from UKZN...

Cresswell Mseleku 

Cresswell Mseleku 

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cresswell Mseleku’s research looks at the proximate and nutritional composition of village meat and offal with the aim of establishing the potential of meat-offal synergy in sustainable food and nutrition security for...

Caswell Munyai

Caswell Munyai

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Caswell Munyai is a lecturer in the School of Life Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal since 2015 and is currently supervising Master’s and PhD students...

Professor Onisimo Mutanga

Professor Onisimo Mutanga

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Onisimo Mutanga is a Professor and DST/NRF Chair on land use planning and management. He completed his PhD on hyperspectral remote sensing of tropical grass quality and quantity at Wageningen University-ITC (Netherlands) in 2004...

Kirsty Naicker

Kirsty Naicker

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kirsty Naicker joined the SHEF’s team as a Master’s intern in 2018. She is based at the environmental science department at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, working under the supervision of Dr Suveshnee Munien and...

Mendy Ndlovu 

Mendy Ndlovu 

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mendy Ndlovu has just completed a Master’s in Agrometeorology, focusing on drought and extreme air temperature events in KwaZulu-Natal, and is about to commence work on a PhD.  

Dr Sean O’Donoghue 

Dr Sean O’Donoghue 

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sean O’Donoghue has a doctorate in marine pelagic ecology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). He joined eThekwini Municipality, or Durban, in 2011, where he manages the Climate Change Adaptation Branch...

Ndabankulu Khululwa Pheliwe

Ndabankulu Khululwa Pheliwe

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Following a BSc in Agriculture at the University of Fort Hare (majoring in Livestock and Pasture and with a final-year project on forage sorghum), Ndabankulu Khululwa Pheliwe joined the Sustainable and Health Food Systems programme...

Sheetal Soni  

Sheetal Soni  

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Sheetal Soni is a Deputy Academic Leader at the School of Law of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), where she also lectures in the field of bioethics, international law and intellectual property law...

Rashieda Davids

Rashieda Davids

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Rashieda Davids is the UKZN SHEFS Programme Manager and Researcher in the disciplines of environment, ecosystem services, transdisciplinarity and adaptive organisational learning...