Research News

  • SPMA academic presents to Mandela Washington Fellowship delegation

    Posted on June 25, 2019

    Dr Onkgopotse Madumo, a senior lecturer in the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA), presented at the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Regional Convening held at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport Hotel on 18 June.

  • SPMA hosts the Kehl annual study tour

    Posted on March 15, 2019

    The University of Pretoria’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) hosted the Kehl University of Applied Sciences in Germany’s annual study tour between 26 and 27 February 2019. A total of 14 undergraduate students were accompanied by Prof Dr Gert Fieguth, the Dean of...

  • Economic inclusion in SA must be of the right quality - economist

    Posted on January 29, 2019

    It is no good to talk about economic inclusion if it is not of the right quality. This was the view of economist Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, director and head of the School of Public Management and Administration at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria.

  • Top students recognised at the EMS Dean’s List Awards

    Posted on November 14, 2018

    Top performing students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently recognised during the annual EMS Dean’s List Awards function. The prestigious awards night is a highlight on the faculty calendar, as it honours both undergraduate and postgraduate students who have...

  • Future of public administration and management in the spotlight at SPMA conference

    Posted on November 07, 2018

    The School of Public Administration and Management (SPMA) held its 11th International Conference at the Diep in die Berg Conference & Function Centre in October 2018. As this year’s conference coincided with the SPMA’s 25th anniversary celebrations, the theme of the conference was...

  • UP makes Business and Economics debut on THE subject ranking

    Posted on October 18, 2018

    The University of Pretoria has made its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject for Business and Economics, which incorporates the subject areas of business and management, accounting and finance as well as economics and econometrics. The recently released...

  • EMS honours research and teaching excellence

    Posted on June 21, 2018

    Academic staff in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were honoured for the excellence they achieved in teaching and learning, as well as research, at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 6 June 2018.

  • SPMA staff boasts a full set of doctoral degrees

    Posted on May 22, 2018

    In its 25th anniversary year, the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) goes full circle. The SPMA this year has an academic staff complement of 13 academics, who all now have doctoral degrees.

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