Prof Urmilla Bob

Position:

Full Professor

Chair of UKZN Research Ethics Committee

(Human & Social Sciences)

 

Qualifications:

BPaed (UDW), HBA (UNISA), MA (West Virginia University)

 

Office Block:

Block F – Evironmental Sciences

Westville

 

 

Telephone:

+27 (0) 31 260 7656

 

Email:

bobu@ukzn.ac.za


 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE/ ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2012-current  

UKZN representative on the Municipal Learning Institute (MILE) eThekwini-University Research Committee

2012- current   

Academic project leader for South Africa on the South African Netherlands Partnership for Alternative Development’s (SANPAD) Rural Migration, Urban Renewal and Slum Clearance – A Challenge for Mega Cities in the South: Development of a Sustainable Livelihoods Model in Durban/ eThekwini (comparative research in South Africa, India and Brazil)

2012-current  

School of Agriculture, Earth and Environmental Sciences representative on the School Board for the Life Sciences



MAIN TEACHING FIELDS (2004-2013)

  • Advanced Rural Studies (Honours and Masters) 
  • Advanced Research Methods/ Concepts and Research Methods in Geography/ Research Methods in Environmental Sciences (Team taught: Honours and Masters) 
  • Rural Development (3rd year) 
  • Sustainable Development Planning (3rd year)
  • Introduction to the Human and Physical Geography of Africa (Team taught: 1st year) 
  • Geographical and Environmental Sciences Research project (Honours) 
  • Land Issues and Rural Development (3rd year and Honours) 
  • Natural Resources and Sustainable Land Use (Honours)
  • Tourism Studies (Honours)
  • Tools of Environmental Management (Masters) 
  • Sustainable Development (Masters) 
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues (Honours)  

 

MAIN RESEARCH FIELDS

Tourism, Events Tourism

Gender

Rural Development and Livelihoods

Climate change and environmental Conflict 

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PUBLICATIONS

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