Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Mr R Mathye

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department: Life and Consumer Sciences
Tel: 011 670 9727


  • B Consumer Science 
  • BSC Community Nutrition
  • Msc in Nutrition
  • Candidate PhD in Nutrition

Fields of academic interests

Teaching interests

  • Food and Nutrition; Food Security

Research Interests

  • Hunger and Food security, Teaching and Learning in Food security and Nutrition, Nutrition Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour practices in Households

Journal articles

  • R Mathye, and LL Maliwichi, (2015). An Investigation into Factors Contributing to the Consumption of Street Foods and Franchise Foods in Vhembe District, Journal of Human Ecology, vol 49(3): 281-284