Dr Anisa Vahed, Durban University of Technology

Dr Anisa Vahed is a specialist in dental technology with a doctorate from the Durban University of Technology (2014). Her research interests include undergraduate research-engaged teaching, unfurling the post-school education and training sector and internationalizing the curriculum through the Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Virtual Exchange Project. It uses digital technologies to infuse intercultural and global dimensions into curriculum content. She has received the 2017 Council Award and the 2017 and 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Award from the Durban University of Technology. Vahed serves as a ministerial appointee on the South African Dental Technicians Council. Dr Vahed holds a Y2 NRF rating and is an awardee of the 2020/2021 Fulbright South African Research Scholar Programme at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona.