Microeconomics Researchers Plan for Boosting Durban’s Foreign Direct Investment

The Macroeconomics Research Unit (MRU) in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF) has teamed up with the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and eThekwini Municipality in a project where the Research Unit will produce the Durban Business Confidence Index (BCI) with initial funding from eThekwini Municipality overseen by DCCI. ‘This is

IMF Representative Delivers Lecture on Sub-Saharan Africa’s Economic Outlook

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Resident Representative in South Africa, Dr Montfort Mlachila, recently presented a public lecture on Sub-Saharan Africa’s Regional Economic Outlook: Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership. The lecture was hosted by the Macroeconomics Research Unit (MRU), a group of economists comprising academic staff and postgraduate

Master’s and Doctoral Candidates Trained on Data Analysis

Equipping postgraduate students with the skills and knowledge crucial for the production of quality research was the aim of the recent College of Law and Management Studies STATA workshop. The five-day workshop – championed by the College’s Acting Dean of Research, Professor Harold Ngalawa – was attended by 60 master’s and doctoral candidates undertaking quantitative

It was joy and jubilation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s very first spring Graduation. Twenty-three doctorates were conferred in the College of Law and Management Studies in a ceremony held at the Westville campus.

Saluting College of Law and Management Doctoral Graduates

The Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Managay Reddi, congratulates the College’s 23 graduates – seven of whom are staff members – who received their doctoral degrees in this year’s Spring Graduation.

The cover of the book: Handbook of Research on Information and Cyber Security in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

KZN Academics and Postgrad Students Contribute to Cybersecurity Handbook

A UKZN academic has produced a book aimed at creating awareness about the threat and danger of cyber information crime. Titled: Handbook of Research on Information and Cyber Security in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the book by Ziska Fields, an Associate Professor at the Discipline of Management and Entrepreneurship, is a scholarly resource featuring chapters written

CLMS Celebrates Staff PhD Graduations

The College of Law and Management Studies recently celebrated staff excellence at a luncheon hosted by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Nana Poku, and Acting College Dean of Research, Professor Harold Ngalawa. During the event, the College honoured its staff members who graduated with their PhD’s in

UKZN Academics Present Research at Italian Conference

Several School of Management, Information Technology and Governance academics presented papers at the recent 17th European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM) for Business and Management Studies. The academics were Professor Maxwell Phiri, Dr Mfazo Cliford Madondo, Professor Brian McArthur and Dr Andrisha Beharry Ramraj. The international conference, which took place at the University of Roma TRE,

Guest speaker Ms Phila Xuza with Graduate School of Business and Leadership academics.

Guest Lecture Explores Role of Small Towns in Post-Apartheid South Africa

The role of small towns in post-apartheid South Africa was the topic of a guest lecture delivered at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) by the Director of the Centre for Small Towns Regeneration Ms Phila Xuza. As a leading strategist, scholar and practitioner of spatial economic development in African small towns, Xuza