“The appointment focuses on the support towards supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research, including the
mentoring of emerging scholars as well as the promotion of research in IKSC,” Prof Segobye said.
Currently, Prof Segobye is supervising Masters and Doctoral students in collaboration with academics at NWU and partner institutions.
Overall, she has participated in four grant application initiatives led by NWU and NUST. Indigenous Knowledge Systems is one of the pillars of FHS’s research niche areas. Several academics within the Faculty have initiated research in different areas of IKSC, including the study of languages, heritage and the cultural and creative industries.
Prof Segobye will attend to her new duties, in tandem with her responsibilities at NUST.