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The University Research Office is based at the Govan Mbeki building on Westville campus

The University of KwaZulu-Natal currently has more than 250 post-doctoral fellows

Funds requests must be directed through the Colleges at the office of the College Dean of Research

You can upload your own publications on IRMA and ResearchSpace

ResearchSpace is the institutional repository of UKZN. It is a collection of full text theses and also includes research publications produced by UKZN academics.

About UKZN Postdoctoral Fellows

UKZN prides itself in its postdoctoral-fellows community who are engaged in a range of cutting edge and socially relevant research projects, making them key partners in realising our vision to become the Premier University of African Scholarship. The UKZN has the second highest postdoc population in the country, with a robust community of 276 postdocs across the four colleges. These postdocs contribute in diverse ways to the research enterprise, and as the tables below highlight, the highest numbers of postdocs are currently based at the CAES, tend to be predominantly male, and are mostly internationals who hail from the rest of the African continent, India, Europe and North America.

Postdocs statistics at UKZN

UKZN is committed to growing its postdoc scholars and ensure that they have the necessary support when they choose to pursue their postdocs at UKZN. We trust that your experience of being a postdoc at UKZN will be a positive catalyst towards an enriching research career. 


Postdocs list per college at UKZN

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  • College of Health Sciences

  • College of Law and Management Studies

  • College of Humanities

  • College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

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