College of Law and Management Studies

Law Postdoc Receives Award for Cyber Law Research

Dr Trishana Ramluckan, a postdoc in the School of Law, received an award from the South African chapter of the international professional body ISACA at a virtual event. ISACA (formerly known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) is a non-profit professional organisation that focuses on IT audit and governance, risk and compliance, and…

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GSB&L Theory U Theses Requested for International Repository

The Presencing Institute, founded to promote the Theory U model of social innovation and leadership that arose out of the work of Dr Otto Scharmer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States, will list the theses of three GSB&L doctoral graduates who did their doctoral research in the field. All three graduates…

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Grant for AI, Healthcare and the Law

Professor Donrich Thaldar of the UKZN School of Law is one of eight beneficiaries in Africa of a US$200 000 research grant from the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Facebook. In an effort to support interdisciplinary independent academic research across Africa in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), ethics and human rights, the HSRC…

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New Book Interrogates the Notion of African Cities in Transition

A text book titled: Reflections on African Cities in Transition – Selected Continental Experiences has been written and published by a group of UKZN and international scholars and practitioners as well as masters and doctoral students. The work – part of the well-known Springer series – Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development –…

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Former SA Deputy Chief Justice Shares Insights into His New Book

All Rise: A Judicial Memoir – a new book penned by former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke – was the focus of discussion at a webinar hosted by UKZN’s School of Law in collaboration with Pan Macmillan Publishers. Facilitated by the Dean and Head of the Law School, Professor Managay Reddi, the debate involved panellists…

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UKZN Academic Develops Conceptual Framework for Online Learning

Senior lecturer in Information Systems and Technology, Dr Upasana Singh has developed a conceptual framework, ASSET© (Academic SkillSET) for online teaching, learning and assessment. The framework was developed as part of her research on the impact of COVID-19 on academics in Higher Education. ASSET© is designed to assist lecturers as they navigate the online learning…

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A Teaching and Learning Moment at Bring and Share Symposium.

Academics from the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF) came together for a three-part virtual Bring and Share Problem-Solving Symposium to share the lessons they have learnt during the period of emergency online teaching in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The symposium was inspired by lecturer Dr Kerry McCullough’s appeal to her colleagues for…

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Professor Msizi Mkhize Offered Free Maths Tutorials Through Social Media

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academic, Professor Msizi Mkhize and his son, Commerce Master’s student, Mr Siphesihle Mkhize, are using Facebook to share their Mathematics study material and solutions with the country’s rade 12 pupils during the COVID-19 national lockdown. Mkhize’s use of innovative and creative Mathematics and Accounting teaching and learning strategies earned…

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BCom Graduate Publishes First Book

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate Mr Rotondwa Masindi’s book: A Letter to My Mentee aims to make the transition from high school to tertiary education less daunting. The self-help book takes the reader on a journey of personal development and offers tools to unlearn bad habits from the past in order to become a…

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