Facilitator: Mrs Shena Lamb-du Plessis holds a Masters degree in Conflict Transformation and Management from Nelson Mandela University. She taught academic literacy for ten years at Nelson Mandela University and served as a research associate with the Department of Social Development for four years. She was an editor for the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations in Rome for seven years before coordinating an arts community development project in Spain for 12 years. She co-authored the book The Parrot's Egg (1985) which explored the impact of the migrant labour system on family life in pre-1994 South Africa. She has been the Eastern Cape coordinator for the Alternatives to Violence Project since 2005.

Target Group: Emerging researchers and Postgraduate students in all disciplines.

Background: Since the advent of the internet, plagiarising - on purpose or accidentally - has never been so easy. However, plagiarism in any form is still theft and fraud and contrary to the ethics of scholarly conduct. This workshop presents strategies for avoiding plagiarism using interactive exercises.

Requirements: All participants are required to bring 4-6 pages of their current writing to share.


This workshop is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG)


Workshop Information

23 May 2023


To be confirmed

Registration for this workshop has closed.

Kindly note: The maximum capacity of this workshop is 30 participants.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie