Facilitator: Prof Kelvin Mwaba is a Senior Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Prof Mwaba studied at Syracuse University in the USA as a Fulbright Scholar where he obtained his Master and PhD degrees in Psychology. At UWC Prof Mwaba has served as Head of Psychology Department, Chairperson of the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, and member of the Senate Higher Degrees Committee. Prof Mwaba has published numerous articles in international journals and presented papers at international conferences. He supervises Masters and PhD students and serves as External Examiner of PhD theses at South African and overseas universities.


Target Group: The retreat is aimed at providing dedicated writing time to academics. Participants will have an opportunity to make progress writing about an academic project of their choice.


Background: Participants will set their own writing goal and plan their work accordingly. For example, a participant may decide to convert a conference paper to a manuscript for journal publication. Alternatively, a participant may wish to write an article based on a recently completed research project. Participants should prepare for the retreat by ensuring that they bring all resources (for example, notes, readings, articles) needed to engage in productive writing. The retreat will also make time for participants to engage in reflection and receive peer review.


Requirements: It is expected that participants will complete at least one draft of a manuscript for publication in a relevant accredited journal.


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


Workshop Information

16-20 October 2023


To be confirmed

Registration for this workshop has closed.


Kindly note: The maximum capacity of this workshop is 10 participants.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie