Research Focus Areas
  • Akintola, O. (2011). Principal Investigator: Home-based care organizations’ experiences of accessing resources. (National Research Foundation)
  • Akintola, O. (2012). Co-Principal Investigator. Bringing African scholarship to teaching and learning in health and wellbeing. A pilot project to explore feasibility of establishing the first African Journal of Health and Wellbeing. X 1 year
  • Akintola, O. (2012). Principal Investigator. Community AIDS care, unemployment and poverty: Experiences of caregivers in the skills training of the Expanded Public Works Programme in South Africa. College of Human Sciences Strategic Grant x 1 year
  • Akintola, A. (2013). Principal Investigator: Students and lecturers’ perception of teaching and learning in a large class environment: the case of Psychology Research Honours and Research Project modules X 3 years.
  • Buitendach, J. (2011). Blue Skies (NRF).
  • Buitendach, J. (2011). Thuthuka (NRF).
  • Buitendach, J. (2012). UKZN Strategic Funding.
  • Collings S:  NRF Rated researcher grant 2011-2015
  • Govender (2011-2012). UKZN grant for supervision of post-doctoral researcher
  • Govender, K.  (2011-2013). SIDA Planning Grant on Health Systems and Chronic diseases with HIV/TB as a focus (PI), Collaborator, University of Gothenburg Sweden
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  • Govender, K.  (2011-2013). An evaluation of Tavern Intervention Project (TIP) to reduce alcohol and sexual risk behaviours in men; funded by South African Breweries, PI.
  • Govender, K. (2013). HIV Provincial Prevalence  Study (KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa),  (current) CDC Funded Study, Co-Investigator.
  • Govender, K. (2013). Evaluation of Prevention and Treatment Interventions Targeting Truck Drivers, Sex Workers and Migrant Populations at Border Posts in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique (current) SADC Grant; PI Collaborating Partners (Edwardo Modlane University, Mozambique;  FACT Zimbabwe).
  • Govender, K. (2013). Evaluation of HCT Services in South Africa (DOH Study), PI, Collaborating partner Epi Centre.
  • Govender, K. (2013). Youth Risk HIV/AIDS Adolescent study in school going youth, (current) Co-investigator, SIDA Funded,
  • Petersen, I. (2011-2017). PI:  UK Department of International Development (DFID)
  • Petersen, I. (2012-2017).European Union's ‘Seventh Framework’ Programme  
  • Petersen, I. (2013-2018). NIH
  • Durrheim, K. (PI), & Quayle, M. (2011-2014). Grant title: Developing a Virtual Interaction APPLication (VIAPPL) for basic research in social identity. Funder: NRF.
  • Lalloo, U. (PI) (College of Health Sciences) & Wassenaar, D. R. (Co-PI) (Humanities). (2011-2015). Project Title: Medical Education Partnership Award (MEPI)Funder: Fogarty International Center of the US NIHGrant
  • Lodge, Tom (PI) (University of Limerick)  & Quayle, M. (Co-PI) UKZN). 2012-2015. Grant title: How systems of public administration may help or hinder effective HIV-AIDS policies. Funder: Irish Aid
  • Mkhize, N., (Co-Pis:Magojo, T., Buthelezi, N., Mayaba, P., Mathe, B., Motloung, Shangase,  Llyod, Hlela, Z..  Thabethe, N. (2012-2014). Title: Community Based Work with Children & Youth (Africa-wide Childhood Project): Funder: REPPSI-UNICEF-AUSAID.
  • Mkhize, N., (Co-Pis:Magojo, T., Buthelezi, N., Mayaba, P., Mathe, B., Motloung, Shangase,  Llyod, Hlela, Z..  Thabethe, N. (2015-2016). Title: Community Based Work with Children & Youth (Africa-wide Childhood Project): Funder: REPPSI-UNICEF-AUSAID.
  • Mkhize, N., (Co-Pis:Magojo, T., Buthelezi, N., Mayaba, P., Mathe, B., Motloung, Shangase,  Llyod, Hlela, Z..  Thabethe, N. (2013-2014). Title: Community Based Work with Children & Youth  in KwaZulu-Natal.  Funder: USAID.  
  • Quayle, M. (PI) (2013-2015). Critical moments in gender identity Funder: NRF
  • Quayle, M.  (2013-2015). Grant title: A pilot study exploring the efficacy and practicalities of Massive Online Course (MOC) formats for undergraduate psychology modules at UKZN Funder: UKZN UTLO
  • Slack, C. (Co-Pi). (2011-2016). To develop conceptual resources for adolescent enrolment in HIV prevention trials.Funder: US National Institutes of Health. Main PI: Prof L-G Bekker, UCT.Amount to UKZN:
  • Van der Riet, M. (2011-2013).  Grant title: Activity theory and behaviour change. Funder: NRF Thuthuka.
  • Wasenaar, D. R. (PI).  Co-PIs: Kruger, M., Mkhize, N., & ; Ijsselmuiden, C.  (2012-2017). Grant Title: South African Research Ethics Training Institute (SARETI). Grant Number: 2R25TW001599. Funder: NIH/FIC.
  • Wassennar, D. R (PI). (2013-2017). Grant Title: Columbia University-Southern African (CUSA) Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP). Grant Number: D43TW00231. Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Wassenaar, D. R. (PI) (2014). Grant Title: SARETI Supplementary award: African Delegates: Global Forum for Bioethics in Research. Grant Number: 2R25TW001599. Funder: NIH/FIC.
  • Wassenaar, D. R. (Co-Pi)). (2012-2014). Grant Title: Oxford University/Wellcome Trust funded international collaborative project: Stakeholder perspectives on Data Sharing. Role: South African subaward holder/ co-PI.Funder: Wellcome Trust through Oxford University.
  • Wassenaar, DR. (PI). (2010-2014). Grant title: Small project grant for the study of voluntariness in research participation. Funder: Wellcome Trust, UK. Grant number WT092004MA: Co-Applicants: Prof Q Abdool Karim and Ms N Mamotte.
  • Wassenaar, D. R.  (Succeeded Prof G C LIndegger – retired) (2012-2017). Grant title: To enhance consent processes in HVTs through empirical research and resource development. Funder: Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative/ CHVI.
  • Inside Teaching in Higher Education: South African Academic Autoethnographies is a book project lead by Dr Daisy Pillay and is funded by the UTLO office as an Institutional Grant Project... Read more  
  • Investigating female secondary school science teachers’ experiences and views on gender and science... Read more  
  • Rural School-Children Speak (RuSCS): The School-Children Narratives Of A ‘Caring’ School In Rural Contexts Of Lesotho And South Africa... Read more  
  • Teachers’ work and working teachers: Working in times of uncertainty... Read more  
  • The Transformative Education/al Studies (TES) project... Read more  
  • We All Count Educational Project... Read more  

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