School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Ntombifuthi Nzimande


Dr Ntombifuthi Nzimande holds a Ph.D. in geosciences from the University of Szeged (Hungary). She has recently joined the geography department in Howard as a geography lecturer where she teaches human geography and rural development modules. Ntombifuthi is the recipient of the UKZN’s Talent Excellence and Equity Acceleration Scholarship plus the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship that enabled her to pursue her doctoral studies in Hungary. She has experience as an Assistant Editor and reviewer for various journals such as Perspectives in Public Health.

Research interests

  • Environmental management
  • Urban regeneration
  • Public participation
  • Community engagement
  • Medical geography
  • Rural development
  • Environmental education

Research profiles