The Namibia University of Science and Technology’s Institutional Research Week brings together researchers from all Faculties,
national and international academic and non-academic communities to form a distinguished audience of eminent researchers.
The theme 'Living in a World of Pandemics' resonates with the global challenges encountered amidst the on-going COVID-19

Day 1: Tuesday, 09 November 2021
Time: 08:00 - 13:00
Day 2: Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Time: 07:30 - 16:00
Venue: Zoom
(Meeting ID: 845 8344 4328, Passcode: 9=iSbC)


Day 1
Streaming Link

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Day 2
Morning Session

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Day 2
Afternoon Session

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8 - 12 November 2021

You are invited to send your submissions for the Namibia University of Science and Technology Research Week, 8th - 12th November 2021 which will be hosted by the 
Faculty of Management Sciences





[Living in a World of Pandemics] 



[Living in a World of Pandemics]





• Uncertainty
• Complexity
• Ambiguity
• Big Data
• Indigenous Knowledge in Digital World
• Smart and Secure Environment
• Digital Trans-Formation
• Circumstances and Sustainability
• Changing work culture, layoffs, and financial scenario
• Impact on Higher Tertiary Education


Two types of papers may be submitted:

1. Competitive Papers: Full Paper [7-21 pages]
2. Work-in-progress: Abstract only [500 words max]

Submit your paper to

Other inquiries contact:

Prof Lovemore Matipira
Associate Dean: Research & Innovation
Faculty of Management Sciences
Tel: +264 61 207 2090

Jelise Mooja
Secretary to the Dean
Faculty of Management Sciences
Tel: +264 61 207  2220 


Topics that address any relevant issue of concern and meet the conference theme

[Living in a World of Pandemics]

In its broadest possible meaning, can be submitted for consideration.

These include, but are not limited to:
• Management Sciences Perspectives
• Human Sciences Perspectives
• Computing and Informatics Perspectives
• Engineering Perspectives
• Health and Applied Sciences Perspectives
• Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences Perspectives
• Open and Lifelong Learning Perspectives
• The knowledge economy and the pandemic era

Research Papers linked to the theme of the Research Day Conference are invited.

Important dates
Last date for submission of Abstracts: 16 October 2021
Last day for submission of full Paper: 30 November 2021
Notification of acceptance of Paper: 23 October 2021
Last day for registration: 27 October 2021

For further details contact:
Conference email:


i. Submission of Abstracts and full papers should be in PDF format only
ii. Paper Format : Single Column, A4 Size, 1.5 line spacing, Font Style : Calibri (size 12)
iii. Page Limit: 21 pages and below, including all references (APA 6th Edition), tables and figures
iv. First Page : Title, Author(s) Name(s) and Affiliation(s) with contact email address
v. Second Page : Title, Abstract, Keywords maximum (5) followed by main text
vi. Print Area : Text should not exceed 6" in width and 9.5" in height including page numbers
vii. Equations, tables and figures to be embedded in the PDF file
viii. The paper will be blind reviewed and only those approved by the reviewers wil be selected for conference presentation.
ix. For accepted papers, at least one of two of the authors is expected to present the paper in the conference.




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