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Wayne Stanley Rice

Interdisciplinary Conservation Social Scientist, University of Cape Town

I hold a BSc in Biological Life Sciences and a P.G.C.E. in Secondary Education from the University of Stellenbosch, an MEd in Applied Linguistics from the University of Tasmania, and an MPhil and PhD in Environmental and Geographical Sciences from the University of Cape Town.

Experience

  • 2014–2020
    Research Associate, Department of Environmental & Geographical Sciences, University of Cape Town
  • 2015–2016
    Part-time Lecturer, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town
  • 2006–2012
    High School Teacher, Various South African and International School positions

Education

  • 2021 
    Universities of Amsterdam and Cape Town, PhD. Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • 2015 
    University of Cape Town, M.Phil. Environment, Society & Sustainability/ Environmental Sciences
  • 2008 
    University of Tasmania, M.Ed. TESOL
  • 2004 
    Stellenbosch University , BSc. Biological Human Life Sciences & P.G.C.E. Secondary Education

Publications

  • 2021
    Meanings & Motivations: Communities & Conservation. In: Charles, A. (Ed.). Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods., IUCN
  • 2021
    Informing a conservation policy-praxis disjuncture: A ‘commons’ perspective to tackling coastal-marine community-conserved area implementation in South Africa, Biological Conservation
  • 2020
    Using Theory of Change to improve post-2020 conservation: A proposed framework and recommendations for use, Conservation Science and Practice
  • 2020
    Governance principles for community-centred conservation in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, Conservation Science and Practice
  • 2017
    Understanding bycatch using an EAF approach: The case of the Olifants estuary small-scale gillnet-fishery, South Africa. , Ocean & Coastal Management

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Doctoral Academic Merit Scholarship
    Role:
    PhD studies
    Funding Source:
    University of Cape Town
  • 2016
    Doctoral Innovation Scholarship
    Role:
    PhD studies
    Funding Source:
    South African National Research Foundation
  • 2015
    Doctoral Scholarship
    Role:
    PhD studies
    Funding Source:
    Community Conservation Research Network

Professional Memberships

  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Community Conservation Research Network

Honours

Golden Key International Honor Society