Impact of Universities in Shaping Built Environments
Dr Lawrence Ogunsanya, UKZN Academic Leader for Architecture, recently graduated with his PhD in Town and Regional Planning.
A lecturer in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Dr Viloshin Govender graduated with his PhD in Architecture for his research which explored the role of Adaptive Reuse Design Strategies in the Creation of Sustainable Urban Environments using the Durban Point Precinct as a case study.
Dr Stephanie Jenkins recently graduated with her PhD in Drama and Performance Studies for her study that explores the use of museum theatre as a means to teach, learn about and interrogate past narratives through the use of performance in places of historical significance.
Deputy Director for Research and Policy Analysis in the Ministry in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities and Co-founder of Her Rights Initiative (HRI), Dr Sethembiso Promise Mthembu graduated with her PhD in Social Sciences from UKZN for her research that Investigated the Political Economy of Injectable Contraceptive Depo Provera.