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Research Entities

There are number of university and faculty recognised research entities situated in the CLM Faculty.

The faculty has one URC recognised Research Group:

Our faculty has two Senate approved Centres, which engage in research. These are:

There are also 3 FRC recognised research programmes that operate in the School of Economics and Finance:

2 in the School of Business Sciences:

  • The Knowledge and Information Economics/Human Resources Agency (KIEHRA)
  • The Strategic Foresight Group (SFRG)

and 1 in the School of Accountancy:

  • Centre for Critical Accounting and Auditing Research (CCAAR)

The School of Law is home to the NRF SARChI Chair on Equality, Law and Social Justice, as well as the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Earth Justice and Stewardship. The Mandela Institute offers research and policy advisory services.

The African Centre for Conflict Management (ACCM) is a partnership between the Wits School of Governance (WSG) and Thabo Mbeki Foundation (TMF). The School has also recently launched the African Centre for Digital Governance: Tayarisha and the Gauteng Research Triangle Initiative for the Study of Population, Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development (GRT – INSPIRED) FRC-recognised research programme. 

The Wits Business School is home to the BCX Chair in Digital Business, the African Energy Leadership Centre (AELC), and Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI)