2018 Inaugural Lectures

Prof Ronelle Carolissen

22 February 2018
Faculty of Education
Department of Educational Psychology
Teaching community (psychology) towards decoloniality: Looking back and looking ahead

Prof Kobus Du Plessis

16 April 2018
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
A water crisis: What about the next drop?

Prof Ntshengedzeni Sampson Mamphweli

26 April 2018
Faculty of Engineering
Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies
From laboratory experiments to solving real energy and food security challenges facing the rural poor

Prof Soon Nel

10 May 2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Accounting
The valuation performance of mathematically-optimised, equity-based composite multiples

Prof Marius Ungerer

31 May 2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
USB
A strategic architecture perspective to stimulate strategising in organisations

Prof Martin De Wit

07 June 2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Shool of Public Leadership
Environmental governance, the human person and social order: A reinterpretation

Prof Gert Human

14 June 2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Business Management
The dark side of business interdependence and the collaboration-opportunism paradox

Prof Sugnet Lubbe

21 June 2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Statistics and Actuarial Science
Essential data science maps to safely navigate potholes

Prof Zsa-Zsa Boggenpoel

19 July 2018
Faculty of Law
Public Law
(Re)defining the contours of ownership: Moving beyond white picket fences

Prof Francois Vreÿ

02 August 2018
Faculty of Military Science
​​​​​​​​Security Institute for Governance and Leadership in Africa (SIGLA)​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Blue security: Academic contributions to Africa’s maritime security debates

Prof Ian van der Waag

02 August 2018
Faculty of Military Science
Military History​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Re-thinking South Africa’s military past: The curious case of Brig Gen the Hon C.F. Beyers

Prof David Tabb

07 August 2018
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
Building a Bioinformaticist

Prof Gideon Van Dyk

23 August 2018
Faculty of Military Science
Industrial Psychology (Mil)
Applied mathematics makes innovation feasible

Prof Oluwole Makinde

23 August 2018
Faculty of Military Science
Mathematics (Mil), School of Science and Technology
Military psychology: Contributions and challenges in the 21st century in Africa

Prof Ian Couper

04 September 2018
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Ukwanda
A place in the sun: Reflections on relationships, rules and rurality

Prof Sope Williams-Elegbe

25 October 2018
Faculty of Law
Mercantile Law
Public procurement, corruption and blockchain technology: A preliminary (legal) inquiry

Prof Helmuth Reuter

08 November 2018
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Pharmacology
A Tapestry of Gratitude and Healing

Prof Rob Warren

22 November 2018
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
Drug-resistant tuberculosis: Past mistakes, present consequences

Prof Maashuntha Samuel Tshehla

11 December 2018
Faculty of Military Science
Dean
The story of Mathematics