New USHEPiA Fellows arrive

14 March 2007 | Story by Helen Swingler

UCT welcomes the new University Science, Humanities & Engineering Partnerships in Africa (USHEPiA) Fellows in the Humanities and Social Science Cohort, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation. The programme has graduated 31 fellows (master's and PhDs) since 1963.

Rafiki Yohana (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) will pursue her PhD in linguistics, supervised by Professor Raj Mesthrie.

Norbert Musekiwa (University of Zimbabwe) will read for a PhD in political studies, supervised by Professor Robert Schrire.

Deo John Nangela (University of Dar es Salaam) will read for his PhD in law, supervised by Professor Julien Hofman.

Moses Batiibwe (Makerere University, Uganda) is pursuing a PhD in religious studies, supervised by Professor David Chidester. (USHEPiA graduate Dr Mary Gorrete Nakabugo is his supervisor at home.)

Christine Noe (University of Dar es Salaam) is reading for a PhD in environmental studies, supervised by Dr Maano Ramutsindela.

Isabella Njeri Wachira (University of Nairobi, Kenya) is working on a PhD in construction, supervised by Dr Dave Root.

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