Graduate School of Economic & Management Sciences
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Research Themes - SU PSP

Scroll down for the Strategic Research Themes listed under each academic department.


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  1. Spatial inequalities in socio-economic indicators using big data 
  2. Intergenerational wealth in the eighteenth-century Cape
  3. Health Economics

​Industrial Ps​ychology:

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Please note that a recognized master's degree with Industrial Psychology or Human Resource Management as a major is a requirement to qualify for admission to the doctoral programme at the department of Industrial Psychology

  1. (Workplace/Employee) Wellness and organisational effectiveness 

​Statistics and Actuarial Science:

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  1. ​​Full time PhD in Mathematical statistics two year bursary as part of the Centre for Multi-Dimensional Data V​isualisation (MuViSU)​

Research projects will contain theoretical contributions in extending biplot methodology, the development of statistical software to implement the developments, and practical applications of the new methodology. Interested candidates are referred to the websites of the MuViSU members to view recent developments.

Students interested in the project who feel they need some more background in the methodology might be required to complete some of the department's Honours and / or Masters modules as part of upskilling before commencing with the PhD project itself.