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​​​​​​​Victor K. Muposhi

Affiliateship: 2020-2024

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Victor K. Muposhi is an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean in the School of Wildlife, Ecology and Conservation at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), Zimbabwe. He is also a Coordinator for the MSc in Biodiversity Conservation Degree Programme in the same School. He is a holder of a Doctor of Philosophy in Conservation Biology (CUT, 2016), an MSc in Conservation Biology (2009), and a Bachelor of Environmental Sciences (Hon) in Wildlife and Rangeland Management (2005), both obtained at Bindura University of Science Education.

He was the Chairperson for the Wildlife and Safari Management, now Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department at CUT for the period 2011-2013. During this period, he coordinated the transformation of the department into the first School of Wildlife, Ecology and Conservation in Zimbabwe. In 2017, he was awarded an AfOx Travel grant to Oxford University towards fostering a new research collaboration on monitoring elephant poaching in Zimbabwe, and sharing experiences on postgraduate training in conservation science. To date, Victor has published several scientific articles as peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. Victor has broad interdisciplinary research interest in biodiversity conservation, spatial ecology, wildlife ecology, and sustainability science towards science-policy engagement. He endeavours to develop and support complementary pathways that engage and support communities to create an enabling environment thus reducing pressure on wildlife species and protected areas for sustainability.