Students

Progamme enrolled in at NUST Thesis Topic Supervisor Co-supervisor
Ailla-Tessa Iiyambula Master of Natural Resource Management

Analysis of the drivers of human carnivore conflict to determine carnivore depredation hotspot in selected North-west conservancies of Namibia

Dr. Meed Mbidzo N/A
Albertina Fillipus Master of Natural Resource Management

Mapping and predicting the distribution of endemic woody species in Northern Kunene, Namibia

Dr. Vera De Cauwer Dr. Rolf Becker
Chris Muashekele PhD in Computer Science

Co-designing furtherance of rural innovation. The development of an indigenous-driven innovation framework

Professor Heike Winschiers Mr. Gereon Koch Kapuire
Elise Nghalipo Doctorate of Natural Resource Management

Plant influences on soil biogeochemistry, taxonomic and functional diversity of soil microbial communities in a hyper-arid desert

Professor Rolf Becker Professor Heather Throop
Frieda Shikongo Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours

Assessment of biodiversity monitoring tools in the Iona-Skeleton Coast Transfrontier Conservation Area and surrounding conservancies: North-west Namibia and South Angola

Dr. Meed Mbidzo N/A
Gail Morland Doctorate of Natural Resource Management

The biology, morphology and ecology of the Mopane worm Imbrasia belina (Westwood) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in the Kaokoveld, North-west Namibia

Dr. Vera De Cauwer Dr. Barbara van Asch
Nekulilo Uunona Master of Natural Resource Management

Insect diversity, richness, composition and abundance of the Skeleton Coast National Park (SCNP) Namibia

Professor Rolf Becker Ms Gail Morland
Paul Berry Master of Natural Resource Management

Investigating the use of camera traps and computer vision for wildlife monitoring in the Iona Skeleton Coast Transfrontier Conservation Area

Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch Dr. Nichola Knox
Rironderuapi Kavari Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours

Analysing human wildlife conflict (HWC) trends in the North-west Namibia communal conservancies from 2005 to 2016

Dr. Meed Mbidzo N/A
Sebastian Mukumbira Doctorate of Computer Science

Participatory GIS With the Ovahimba To Support Joint Ecosystem Management

Professor Heike Winschiers Dr. Vera De Cauwer
Vimbai Mafura Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours

Assessment of plant litter distribution relative to vegetation cover in the southern part of the Skeleton Coast National Park

Professor Rolf Becker Professor Heather Throop
Richard Kamukuenjandje Doctor of Natural Resource Sciences

Interventions aimed at re-establishing rangeland management and repairing erosion channels in Iona-Skeleton Coast National Park Transfrontier Conservation Area

Dr. Hugh Pringle Dr. Meed Mbidzo
Telmo Antonio Master of Natural Resource Management

Determining the impact of livestock grazing on the Welwitschia population and grass vegetation near water points in Iona National Park

Dr. Vera De Cauwer Dr. Rasmus Revermann
Milciades Chicomo Master of Natural Resource Management

Abundance and habitat use by ungulates (Oryx, Hartmann's mountain Zebra) using camara trapping, noninvasive genetics collected at waterholes and by local communities, aerial surveys and direct counts

Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch Dr. Pedro Monterrososo
Veikko Kores Shigwedha Master of Agribusiness Management

The economic impact of communal conservancies on the livelihoods of community members in conservancy areas

Dr. Thinah Moyo Dr. Meed Mbidzo
Jackson Hamutenya Master of Natural Resources Management

A feasibility study for the introduction of giraffe into Iona National Park, Angola

Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch Dr. Julian Fennessy
Jessica Upani Master of Computer Science

A deep learning approach to analyze the movement and population dynamics of wild animals in the SCIONA region

Dr. Edmore Chikohora N/A
Toini Amutenya Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours

Understanding local communities perceptions and attitudes towards human-wildlife conflict in north-western conservancies of Namibia

Dr. Meed Mbidzo N/A
Esther Nambahu Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours

Human Wildlife Self-Reliance Scheme as a strategy for mitigating human wildlife conflict in Marienfluss and Orupembe conservancies

Dr. Meed Mbidzo N/A
Silver Hevita Master of Naturel Resource Management

Understanding the drivers of tolerance towards selected carnivore species in Kunene region

Dr. Meed Mbdizo N/A
Rosa Nepemba Hamberera Haupindi Bachelor of Geo-information Technology Honours

The use of Remote Sensing to identify hummocks in the Skeleton Coast in Namibia

Dr Nichola Knox
Johnson Charles Laudika Kaulinge Bachelor of Geo-information Technology Honours

Linking degree of dissection of the landscape to potential various land uses

Marina Coetzee Kaleb Negussie
Gideon Kanahu Haingura Master of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation

Automatic recognition of the large mammals from high resolution aerial photographs within the Skeleton Coast and Kunene Region

Dr. Nichola Knox N/A
Cláudia Filipa Lima Ribeiro Master of Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution, CIBIO/University of Porto

Using noninvasive genetics to investigate the anthropogenic hybridisation between Hartmann’s mountain zebra and domestic donkeys in Iona National Park.

Raquel Godinho Pedro Monterroso
Rumbidzai Chitakunye Masters of Computer Science

Development of an ethnobotanical database and mobile application with and for the OvaHimba communities

Professor Heike Winschiers -Theophilus Dr Vera De Cauwer
Ruben Portas Perez Master of Natural Resource Management

Spatial ecology, density and distribution of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus in the Namib Desert

Dr Vera de Cauwer Dr Bettina Wachter, and Dr Joerg Melzheimer.
Paulus Nghuulivali Bachelor in Agribusiness (Honours)

Analysis of benefits and costs of living in a community conservancy in Namibia: A case study of Epupa conservancy

Dr Thinah Moyo
Paulina Ndinelago Naupu PhD in Natural Resources Management

Photosynthetic adaptation and survival of Namibian succulent plants

Professor Rolf Becker
Peter Wandai Master of Computer Science

Co-creation of accessible and meaningful conservation data presentation for Ovahimba communities

Professor Heike Winschiers -Theophilus Mr. Gereon Koch Kapuire