As research training officer Mr Lawrence Sithole is responsible for coordinating the research training activities offered by the Department of Interdisciplinary Research in the College of Graduate Studies. He is also a PhD student in the Department of Health Studies of Unisa. His current study is on the development of an eye health promotion model for South Africa. In his three years at Unisa he has already published about 8 papers in accredited journals, a remarkable achievement for a non-proven researcher. He is one of less than 10 black optometrists who hold a masters degree in the field.
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