Alumni

Masters

 

Doctoral

 

Ms Charlotte Maria Nell

Degree: MSc (Geography and Environmental Science)

Thesis title: Determining spatial and temporal changes in household solid waste composition: A case study in the Stellenbosch Municipal Region

Supervisor: Mr Jan de Waal

University: Stellenbosch University

Dr Julia Modise

Degree: PhD

Thesis title: Guidelines for sustainable women Co-operatives

Supervisor: Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

Ms Liza Marie Volschenk

Degree: MCom (Development Economics)

Thesis title: Socioeconomic determinants of households’ curb side recycling behaviour in the Drakenstein Municipality.

Supervisor: Prof Kotie Viljoen

University: University of Johannesburg

Ms Lucille Tracy Damon

Degree: LLM

Thesis title: Municipal regulation of food and waste pickers on landfill sites in South Africa: What should municipalities (dis)allow?

Supervisors: Prof Jaap de Visser & Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

STUDENTS 2020

Masters

 

Doctoral

 

Ms Siwaphiwe Bala

Current degree: MCom (Economics)

Working thesis title: Identifying the prospects of job creation along the value chain of plastic recycling

Supervisors: Prof Blaauw, Prof Yu & Ms Christian

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Alexander Kimani

Current degree: Masters

Previous qualifications: BA Honours

Working thesis title: GIS mapping of community perceptions of illegal waste dumping in Mbekweni, Paarl

Supervisor: Michael Dyssel

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Johnathan Goeiman

Current degree: MA (Geography)

Previous highest qualification: BA Hons (Geography)

Working thesis title: The Bakkie Brigade in Cape Town’s urban waste economy: exploring waste mobilities and the precariat

Supervisor: Dr Bradley Rink

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Kamogelo Molefe

Current degree: MSc (Geography)

Working dissertation title: The Roles of Buy-Back Centres in Township

Recycling Value Chains: A Khutsong Township Case Study

Supervisor: Dr Melanie Samson

University: University of the Witwatersrand

Ms Nwabisa Sodladla

Current degree: LLM

Working thesis title: The role of local government in regulating and managing food waste in South Africa

Supervisors: Prof Jaap de Visser & Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

MR SIYAVUYA TWETWA

Current degree: MSc

Working thesis title: T.B.C.

Supervisors: T.B.C.

University: University of the Western Cape

MS MWAJUMA KAMANZI

Current degree: MCom

Working thesis title: T.B.C.

Supervisors: Prof Yu

University: University of the Western Cape

MS ZINTLE DOTWANA

Current degree: LLM

Working thesis title: T.B.C.

Supervisors: Prof Malherbe

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Professor Mapendere

Current degree: PhD (Development Studies)

Working dissertation title: T.B.C.

Supervisor: Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

Ms Grace A R Kadyamadare

Current degree: PhD (Environmental Science)

Working dissertation title: Waste matters: Insights into illegal dumping spaces and practices in the Drakenstein Municipality

Supervisor: Dr Melanie Samson

University: University of the Witwatersrand

Mr Tim Kadhila

Current degree: PhD (Public and Development Management)

Working dissertation title: Waste management for job creation and livelihood improvement: transitioning from linear to circular economy in Langebaan, South Africa and Swakopmund, Namibia

Supervisor: Prof Martin de Wit

University: Stellenbosch University

Mr Mzukisi Xweso

Current degree: PhD (Social Work)

Working dissertation title: The Livelihood of female scrap collectors in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa: An ethnographic study

Supervisor: Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Adeel Sambo

Current degree: PhD

Working dissertation title: The development of a training programme for waste pickers towards improving their livelihoods

Supervisors: Dr Abdullah Bayat & Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

Ms Lucille Damon

Current degree: LLD

Working thesis or dissertation title: Illegal dumping in South Africa: an analysis of the punitive measures taken by national, provincial and local spheres of government

Supervisors: Dr Sarah Fick & Prof Catherina Schenck

University: University of the Western Cape

Mr Lucky Lazarus Motlhoki

Current degree: PhD (Environmental Science)

Working dissertation title: Integrating Informal Waste Reclaiming Practices into the Formal Waste Management Sector: Madibeng Local Municipality

Supervisors: Prof Catherina Schenck & Dr Claudine Roos

University: University of North West: Potchefstroom Campus

Mr Pierre Reyneke

Current degree: PhD (Geography)

Working dissertation title: Tshwane Remake: An ethnographic study of the form and role of ‘reuse and remake’ in the production of space and the urban waste economy of a post-apartheid city

Supervisor: Dr Melanie Samson

University: University of the Witwatersrand

Ms Charlotte Maria Nell

Current degree: PhD (Public and Development Management)

Working thesis title: Identifying interventions to facilitate waste management in rural settings

Supervisor: Prof Martin de Witt

University: Stellenbosch University