Staff Profiles: Geography and Environmental Studies

Dr Thomas Marambanyika

Position: Chairperson

Research Interests:
    Sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources Environmental management in industry Food security Rural and urban livelihoods

Prof Mark Matsa

Position: Associate Professor

Research interests:
    Waste Management, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Land cover and land use changes, Water Resources Management, Food Security, Migration, Gender and the Environment, Biogeography and Ecosystems

Prof S Jerie

Position: Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
    Waste management, Environmental management, Climate change, Occupational safety and health

Dr V T Mutekwa

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests
    Environmental and Natural resources governance and conservation outcomes; Conservation farming, Climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation strategies; Safety, Health & Environmental Management in Industry.

Dr Mavis Mbiriri

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests

    Climate Change Natural Resources Management Occupational Safety and Health Management

Dr Beauty Dzawanda

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Sustainable livelihoods and Community development Informal Cross Border Trading and sustainable development Climate change and agriculture Water supply and quality issues in urban areas Environmental Management

Dr Pedzisai Kowe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests

    Urban development, planning and management Spatial interaction modelling, gravity models, transport geography and network analysis Geographic information science; remote sensing of urban green spaces; spatial statistics, landscape ecology and vegetation fragmentation mapping and analysing in urban landscapes; Urban climate, urban heat island mitigation; modelling urban growth, land cover  and land use change using earth observation data  and geographical information systems; Spatial regression modelling, morphological spatial pattern analysis

Dr Winmore Kusena

Position: RESEARCH MANAGER

Research Areas:

    Water Governance Sustainable household livelihood Environmental Assessment & Management

Mr Tatenda Musasa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Wetland Ecology and Management Natural Resources and Sustainable Development,  Geographical Information Systems,  Remote Sensing,  Water Resources Management and Hydrology,  Natural Hazards and Human Response,  Occupational Safety Health and Environment

MRS OLIVIA CONSTANCE MUDYAZHEZHA

Position: Lecturer

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Migration Food Security Medical Geography Urbanization and its challenges Environmental Management Sustainable Tourism 

Mrs Upenyu Mupfiga

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Geo-information and Earth Observation Environmental Modelling Land cover and  Land Use Change

Mr Kudakwashe Collins Ralph Muringaniza

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests: 
    Land Use Management,  Natural Resources Management,  Geographical Information Systems,  Remote Sensing,  Water Resources Management and Hydrology,  Natural Hazards and Human Response,  Climate Change and Coping Strategies

Miss Kudzai Hilda Zimwara

Position: Technician

Research Interests:        
      Geographical Information Technology, Database, Management,