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Name: Andrew Kaniki
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About Dr Andrew Kaniki

Dr Andrew M. Kaniki retired from the National Research Foundation (NRF) having served as an Executive Director with a variety of responsibilities over  the nineteen (19) years, 2002-2021 of service. Prior to joining the NRF Dr Kaniki was an academic for over twenty one (21) years, having served as lecturer, senior lecturer to Full Professor of Information Science at the University of Zambia, and the then University of Natal (now part of University of KwaZulu Natal). Between 2000 and 2002 he served as the Pro Vice Chancellor, and (in 2002) Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs, University of Natal. He was a member of the first cohort of Social Scientists to attain an NRF rating in 2002.


Recent publications

Faller F, Burton S, Kaniki A, Leitch A, & Ntshoe I, (2023). Achieving doctorateness: is South African higher education succeeding with graduate attributes? South African Journal of Higher Education, 37(2), 93-108.