Ms Tshegofatso Hilda Ramaphakela

TELEPHONE: 012 302
EMAIL: TRamaphakela@hsrc.ac.za

Tshegofatso Ramaphakela is a master?s research intern in the Developmental, Capable & Ethical State research division (DCES) at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa. She holds an Honour?s degree in Public Management and Governance from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and is currently in her final year of her master?s in Sustainable Urban Planning and Development at UJ.

Experience and special projects: Tshegofatso joined DCES as a junior researcher in March 2020 and has been involved in the data collection phase of the Covid-19 telephone survey. The South African Cities Network (SANC) Urban Governance Indicators report with Dr Lunga in DCES. She is currently involved in a study titled, Estimation of the prevalence and indices of antibodies against the Covid-19 Virus in South Africa with Dr Parker. Additionally, on the NECT Evaluation proposal with Dr Cosser. Prior to joining the HSRC DCES division, she worked at UJ?s Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment as a faculty admin assistant. Then joined the City of Ekurhuleni, Environmental Resources and Waste Management department (2017-September 2019). Her master?s research focuses on insurgent spatial planning practices and civic apathy, investigating how people relate to government institutions planning and how participation can be used as a governance tool.

Recent

Enhancement, Editing and Publishing of Military Veterans Manuscripts Project

The project entails the enhancement, editing and publishing of draft manuscripts developed by seven military veterans. These are draft memoirs and/or ....

e-Participation and Policy Modelling South Africa (e-PPMOSA)

To establish a South African platform for e-participation in policy making and modelling through a series of pilot projects. The pilot projects will h....

The Role of Traditional Food Systems in Rapid Urbanization

This project addresses the challenge of food insecurity in cities as experienced by migrant communities and explores the role of traditional foods in ....

Strengthening disaster risk resilience through enhance coordination mechanisms at local level flood hazard prone areas: Case study of Kwazulu-Natal

The aim of this study is to facilitate strengthening disaster risk resilience by improving coordination mechanisms through developing impact-based ear....

Engaging youth with research on substance abuse through performing arts

The prevalence of substance abuse among the youth, especially in rural areas such as the Limpopo province of South Africa continues to be a cause for ....

The Evaluation of the National Education Trust (NECT)

The purpose of the evaluation is to conduct an evaluation of the NECT on behalf of FREF (through Tshikululu Social Investments), a core funder of the ....

National Health Insurance Project (NHI)

AIM: 21- 22 FY: To assess South African's public perceptions and attitudes towards NHI and the confounding effects of Covid-19. More specifically th....