Research News

  • SPMA to offer new PhD in Public Policy

    Posted on October 15, 2020

    The University of Pretoria’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) will offer a new PhD programme in Public Policy, and prospective students will be able to apply for it in 2021.

  • Alumnus profile: Dr Ron Josias

    Posted on July 06, 2020

    “A first degree gives you a foot in the door, a master’s degree commands the attention of others when you speak, a PhD is far more personal. It addresses self- actualisation. It forces you to address the question: ‘What is my contribution to the world, to my community and to my...

  • SPMA graduate triumphs over ill health

    Posted on June 08, 2020

    When the University of Pretoria hosted a virtual graduation ceremony in April 2020, among the students marking the successful conclusion of their studies was Serrah Vilane. She is an alumna who completed her Master’s degree in Public Administration at the School of Public Management and...

  • SPMA graduates in the spotlight

    Posted on May 19, 2020

    Graduates from the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) were among the cohort of students from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) who recently received their qualifications in absentia during a virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and...

  • Congratulations to autumn 2020 EMS graduates

    Posted on April 15, 2020

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) wishes to congratulate all the graduates who received their qualifications in absentia during the recent virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.

  • GTAC Summer School Outreach Programme in collaboration with the SPMA

    Posted on March 10, 2020

    The Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) Summer School Outreach Programme hosted a lecture on behavioral insights, in collaboration with the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) at the University of Pretoria. Dr Avni Shah from the University of Toronto presented the guest...

  • SPMA joins the SA delegation to the 40th AAPAM Roundtable Conference

    Posted on December 13, 2019

    A 27-member strong South African delegation of academics and public service practitioners attended the 40th Annual African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) Roundtable Conference.

  • SPMA hosts 12th International Conference

    Posted on November 08, 2019

    The School of Public Management and Administration hosted its 12th International Conference on 24 and 25 October 2019 at the Diep in die Berg conference venue.

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