Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Ms K Pandarum

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department: Life and Consumer Sciences
Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2550
E-mail: pandak@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Bacclaureus Technologiae (Fashion)
  • MSc. (Textile Science)

Registered for PhD  (Textile and Clothing Science)

Fields of academic interests

Teaching interests

  • Curriculum development/teaching integrated with new and emerging technology in the apparel/textile discipline

Research interests

  • 3D Body scanning in apparel
  • Apparel -  Consumer Behaviour

Books

Published Book chapter

  • Garment Manufacturing Technology                                                                         (edited by: Nayak & Padhye)
    Chapter 7: Garment Sizing and Fit
    R Pandarum & Winnie Yu .2015. p187-202.

Journal articles

  • 3-D Breast Anthropometry of Plus-Sized Women in South Africa.  2011. R, Pandarum. W, Yu. & L, Hunter. Ergonomics Journal. 54(9), 866-875.     
  • Female consumers’ perception of garment fit, personal values and emotions considering their body shape. 2014. J, Kasambala. E, Kempen &  R, Pandarum. The Retail and Marketing Review. 10(1), 95-108
  • Determining female consumers‘ perception of garment fit, personal values and   emotions when considering garment sizing.   2015. J, Kasambala. E, Kempen & R, Pandarum. International Journal of Consumer Studies.