Professor Nomalanga Mpofu Hamadziripi
PhD in Linguistics, University of Oslo, Norway, 2009.
MA, University of Zimbabwe, 1997.
BA Honours, University of Zimbabwe, 1995
BA General, University of Zimbabwe, 1994
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher and Tertiary Education, Great Zimbabwe University, 2017.
Certificate in Marketing and Advertising, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1998.
Certificate of Competence in Qualitative Data Analysis using Nvivo 10
Trainer of Trainers in Research Mentoring (Association of Commonwealth Universities), 2004
Phone: +263 774 834 131
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics with over twenty two (22) years experience in university teaching, training, research and administration. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Oslo, Norway, a master of arts degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher and Tertiary Education from the Great Zimbabwe University. She is the former founding Director of the Academy of Teaching and Learning at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) where she was responsible for developing and evaluating training programmes for staff, conducting the induction of new faculty as well as holding continuous professional development workshops for existing faculty. At CUT she also coordinated the Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, a programme aimed at university and tertiary lecturers and trainers. Prior to joining CUT she was a Research Fellow at the University of Zimbabwe in the African Languages Research Unit, a Unit whose mandate was the research and development of national languages, including marginalized/endangered languages.
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi, Armindo Ngunga, Nhira Edgar Mberi & Francis Matambirofa. 2013. A Descriptive Grammar of Shona. Harare: Sable Press, 268pp. ISBN 978-0-7974-5482-8.
Nomalanga Mpofu. 2009. The Shona Adjective as a Prototypical Category. Acta Humaniora No. 407, University of Oslo: UniPub, 236pp. ISSN 0806-3222.
Herbert Chimhundu, Esau Mangoya, Moreblessings Chitauro-Mawema, Emmanuel Chabata, Nomalanga Mpofu & Webster Mavhu. 2001. Duramazwi Guru reChiShona. (A monolingual Shona dictionary). Harare: College Press Publishers, 1228pp.
Nomalanga Mpofu, Herbert Chimhundu, Esau Mangoya & Emmanuel Chabata. 2004. Duramazwi reUrapi neUtano. 2004. (A Shona-English Biomedical Terms Dictionary). Gweru: Mambo Press, 106pp.
Mwangi, M., Muigai, N.N., Muasya, R., Muli, B., Wesonga, J., Musundire, R., Mpofu-Hamadziripi, N. et al. 2014. Agriculture Teaching Skills in Higher Education Institutions. EDULINK Project FED/2013/320-148. ISBN 978 9966 7415 8X.
Mwangi, M., Muigai, N.N, Kaugi, E., Musundire, R., Mpofu-Hamadziripi, N., Muasya, R., Bua, B., Mezzetti, B., Steutzel H. 2014. Reference Manual on Curriculum Development Skills for Agriculture in Higher Education Institutions. ISBN 97899667415 8 X © Kenyatta University.
Herbert Chimhundu, Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi & Emmanuel Chabata. 2019. The Catalytic Role of Monolingual Lexicography in Language Development: Impact of the ALLEX Shona Dictionaries. In Doerr, M., Eide, Ø., Grønvik, O. & Kjelsvik, B. Humanists and the digital toolbox. In honour of Christian-Emil Smith Øre. Oslo: Norvus Forlag, pp153-178. ISBN 978-82-8390-012-5.
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi, Jacob Mapara & Nhira E. Mberi. 2016. Language, Culture and Identity: The Vehicle through which Dreams Come True. In Mararike, C.G. &Vengeyi, O. (eds.). Knowledge Production and African Universities: A Struggle Against Social Death. Harare: University ofZimbabwe Publications, pp. 26-38.
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi & Courage Bangira. 2017a. African Languages in Science, Technology and Sustainable Development. In Mapara J. & Chiweshe, M. (eds.). Issues of Sustainable Development in Zimbabwe, Chapter 9. Chinhoyi University of Technology Publications. Chapter 6: 78-89.
Silas T. Bvekerwa, Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi, & Soul Shava. 2017b. Sustainability in Africa: Views from African Philosophy and Worldview. In Mapara J. & Chiweshe, M. Issues of Sustainable Development in Zimbabwe. Chinhoyi University of Technology Publications. Chapter 8: 111-128.
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi & Nhira E. Mberi. 2017c. Linguistic Diversity and Sustainability: Indigenous Knowledge Insights of the Indigenous Foods of Zimbabwe. In Mapara J. & Chiweshe, M. (eds.). Issues of Sustainable Development in Zimbabwe, Chapter 11. Chinhoyi University of Technology Publications. Chapter 11: 169-180.
Herbert Chimhundu, Langa Khumalo & Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi. 2017d. African Lexicography, Terminology and Living Heritage: Impact of the ALLEX-CROBOL Projects. In Kjelsvik, B., Ore, C-E.S., Wetås, Å., Worren, D. (eds.) Målreising og Morsmålsdokumentasjon. Heidersskrift til Oddrun Grønvik ved 70-årsleitet. Oslo: Novus Forlag, pp121-144. ISBN 978-82-9099-889-0.
Jacob Mapara & Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi. 2014. Language, Indigenous Knowledge and Survival Strategies. In Mararike, C.G. (ed.), Land: An Empowerment Asset for Africa – The Human Factor Perspective. Chapter 11: 166-181.
Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi & Franz Rauch. 2020. Global Learning and Sustainability and the Impetus for Transformational Imperatives in Higher Education in Zimbabwe: Lessons from the Austria Model. Special Issue – South/North Perspectives on Global Learning for Sustainable Development. Forthcoming.
Believe Mubonderi & Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi. 2018. Speaking the Unspeakable: A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Tabooed Language in Shona. Catholic University of Zimbabwe: The Fountain Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol 2(1): pp.104-128.
Armindo Ngunga & Nomalanga Mpofu. 2013. A Study of Locatives in Bantu: The Case of Shona and Yaawo. LASU Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.44-55. ISSN 1681-2794.
Awarding body: NUFU Norway
Title: Project on the Standardization and Harmonization of Cross-Border Languages (CROBOL) – 2007 to 2011 (NUFU Pro 2007-10225)
Grant allocation: NOK 5 753 000
Role: Co-applicant and Country Coordinator
– Project on Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security through Improved Capacity of Agricultural Higher Education Institutions in East and Southern Africa (EDULINK Project FED/2013/320-148); Role: Curriculum consultant
– African Languages Lexical (ALLEX) Project (1993-2006) – NUFU funded project no. 28/96.
Higher education teaching and learning
Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Sustainable Development