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Dr. Zamambo Mkhize | Transformation | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Z. Mkhize’s research provides critical insights into the intersections of gender, race, and education, with a particular focus on the experiences of Black women in South African higher education and polygynous families

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Education Qualifications 🎓

Doctorate in Gender Studies
Lehigh University, Pennsylvania (2013-2014)
April 2016Certificate in Women’s Studies
Fulbright Scholar (August 2013-May 2014)Master in Gender Studies
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal (2009-2015)
2011Honors in Criminology
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
2009Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida (2003-2007)
Graduated Magna Cum LaudeMatric Certificate
Durban Girls College, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal (1990-2002)

Fellowships and Awards 🏆

National Research Foundation (NRF) Thuthuka 3-year Grant (2022-2024)Research Development Grant
University of Cape Town (2022)Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Early Career Academics Grant (2021)URC Building Research Active Academic Staff Grant (2020-2021)NRF Black Academic Advancement Grant (2018)
2-year sabbaticalResearch Development Grant
University of Cape Town (2018)Start-Up Grant
University of Cape Town (2018)Teaching and Learning Competitive Research Grant
University of KwaZulu-Natal (2017)Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Centre for Research on Critical Race & Identity, University of KwaZulu-Natal (2016-2017)Fulbright Scholarship
Pennsylvania, USA (2013-2014)Full Tennis Scholarship
Florida, USA (2003-2007)

Achievements 🌟

Represented South Africa in USSASA Games (2000)No 1 Tennis Player (1998-2002)
Durban Girls CollegeAwarded full athletic scholarship to Florida University (2003-2007)Nationally Ranked in the USA (2003-2007)Captain of Florida A&M University’s Women’s Tennis Team (2004-2007)Chairperson of Student-Athletes at Florida A&M University (2006)All-American Tennis Team (2004-2007)Florida A&M University Honor Roll (2003-2007)Awarded Scholastic Award for highest athlete G.P.A (2006)All-American Academic Team (2003-2007)Member of Golden Key Honors SocietyGraduated with Bachelor’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Evaluation of Reaction Mechanism for Photocatalytic Degradation of Dye with Self-Sensitized TiO2 under Visible Light Irradiation
    • Journal: Open Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials
    • Publication Date: 2017
    • Citations: 74

 

  • Natural Sunlight Driven Photocatalytic Removal of Toxic Textile Dyes in Water Using B-Doped ZnO/TiO2 Nanocomposites
    • Journal: Catalysts
    • Publication Date: 2022
    • Citations: 42

 

  • Mineralization of Diazinon with nanosized−photocatalyst TiO2 in water under sunlight irradiation: optimization of degradation conditions and reaction pathway
    • Journal: Environmental Technology
    • Publication Date: 2020
    • Citations: 42

 

  • Synthesis of N-Doped ZnO Nanocomposites for Sunlight Photocatalytic Degradation of Textile Dye Pollutants
    • Journal: Journal of Composites Science
    • Publication Date: 2020
    • Citations: 41

 

  • Photocatalytic decolorization of dye with self-dye-sensitization under fluorescent light irradiation
    • Journal: ChemEngineering
    • Publication Date: 2017
    • Citations: 40

 

Dr. Zamambo Mkhize | Transformation | Best Researcher Award

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