POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS & INTERNS

Through our Evidence Capacities portfolio, ACE welcomes and supports post-graduate students, interns, and post-doctoral researchers. Currently, we do not have any post-doctoral researchers based at our centre, although we welcome applications.

Current doctoral students

  • Metoh Azunui (supervised by Laurenz Langer and Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, Local Government Implementation of Climate Change Mitigation Projects: Learnings for the City of Johannesburg.
  • Harsha Dayal (supervised by Ruth Stewart), PhD Development Studies, Advancing Knowledge Brokering Through Coproduction for Enhanced State Capacity.
  • Liya Woldmichael Woldesilassie¬†(supervised by Ruth Stewart), PhD Development Studies, Evidence-Informed Policy-Making in Ethiopia: Current Status and Future Directions.
  • Luvuyo Jalisa (supervised by Laurenz Langer and Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, University of Johannesburg. Understanding Interventions that Work in Achieving Developmental Water Management in South Africa, Using Systematic Reviewing and Interviews.
  • Charity Chisoro (supervised by Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, Communties of practice as a tool to enhance capacities for evidence use in Africa.¬†
  • Metoh Azuniu (supervised by Carina van Rooyen and Laurenz Langer), PhD Development Studies, Local government implementation of climate change mitigation: Learnings for the City of Johannesburg.
  • Zeenat Ishmail (supervised by Laurenz Langer and Dr Yoesrie Toefy (SU)), PhD Development Studies, Data governance for use in public sector: A data governance model to leverage data use at sub-national level.
  • Ronald Munatsi (supervised by Ruth Stewart), PhD Development Studies, An evaluation of the rapid evidence synthesis platform to inform health systems and health policy decisions in Zimbabwe.

Current masters students

  • Nollen Mdlovu (supervised by Laurenz Langer), MA Development Studies, The use of evidence by senior decision-makers in the South African Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Interns

2019

  • Kartik Sharma McMaster University, Canada
  • Peter Belesiotis McMaster University, Canada
  • Natalie Tchakerian McMaster University, Canada

2018

  • Stephen Chen McMaster University, Canada
  • Kathy Huang McMaster University, Canada
  • Peter Youssef McMaster University, Canada

2017

  • Malcolm Hartman McMaster University, Canada

2016

  • Matthew Hughsam McMaster University, Canada

Looking for a supervisor? Contact us.