Research and Publications
The Mandela Institute understands the role of research institutes and centres of excellence in building capacity and providing specialist research services to the public, civil society and private sector. Academic research should complement and support policy formulation, development and evaluation to add value to the services offered by universities to the country. The Institute can harness the research capacity in the School of Law towards this objective.
The research and policy advisory services offered by the Institute are principally be in the following areas. However, depending on the needs of the public and private sector we can potentially offer research and policy consultants, advisory and commissioned research services in most of the areas of expertise of our School of Law and the Institute’s academics and researchers.
Current areas (including specific topics) of research focus and objectives are as follows: