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Dilshaad Bundhoo

Dilshaad’s passion for learning and understanding the world has led her from Mauritius to pursue studies and research in a range of disciplines from Fundamental and Environmental Chemistry to Ecological Economics, Political and Social Sciences across the continents.


Dilshaad specialises in understanding socio-cognitive dynamics which facilitates constructive social and interpersonal exchanges. Her doctoral thesis, an immersive four-year research project in Israel and the West Bank, focused on workplace interpersonal resilience in a society characterised by protracted socio-political conflict.

In 2020, she completed a two-year postdoctoral research in a UK-India project on sanitation and water access funded by ESRC UK. She enjoys research-led teaching in socio-cognitive sciences, ecological economics, sustainable livelihoods and environmental governance and decision-making at resilience-sustainability nexus.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of the RGS-IBG, August 2019
  • Member of IASC, June 2019

Teaching & Research


Dilshaad’s multidisciplinary expertise and experience has given her the opportunity to teach on various courses at the UoG notably in environmental governance and decision making aswell as conflict and peace building. Her approach to teaching is fundamentally grounded in the latest published research nurtured by her field research experiences. Briefly, her idea of teaching is about bringing research into the curricula in order to enhance students’ experience and understanding of practice-oriented academia.


Her research is focused on understanding the dynamics of transformation of multi-stakeholder conflicts into constructive negotiations.


More publications from Dilshaad Bundhoo can be found in the Research Repository.