Overarching Theme: Innovative Cities

The broad theme, “Innovative Cities” for the 2014 Research Symposium was agreed to by the eThekwini University Research Committee. It was deliberately offered as an overarching theme to allow for a range of research inputs. Deliberations within this theme will allow for a reflection of critical issues and challenges facing eThekwini to seek innovative options.


1. Water and Sanitation
2. Public Health
3. Energy
4. Information Technology
5. Human Settlements
6. Social Infrastructure