Professor Sarah Bracking

Professor Sarah Bracking currently holds the University of KwaZulu-Natal SARCHi Chair in Applied Poverty Reduction Assessment, under which a programme of research is being implemented in order to help reduce the scale and scope of poverty in South Africa by designing better means to assess policy intervention and implementation. This programme begins from the concept

Professor Deevia Bhana

Professor Deevia Bhana of the School of Education has been awarded the DST/NRF Tier 1 South African Research Chair: Gender and Childhood Sexuality. Tier 1 Chairs according to the NRF are ‘internationally recognised as leaders in their field and have received substantial international recognition for their research contributions’. Bhana has a coherent and sustained focus in sexualities/gender and

Professor Pranitha Maharaj

Pranitha Maharaj is a Professor and DST/NRF SARChI Chair in Economic Development at the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban. In addition, she is the editor-in-chief of the Southern African Journal of Demography. Prof Maharaj holds a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was previously