School of Chemistry & Physics

Dr Tshephiso Papo


Dr Papo is a Physical Chemistry lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry. Her research focuses on the synthesis of metal based anti-cancer complexes, with special focus on their substitution and kinetic behavior.

Research interests

  • Coordination chemistry
  • Kinetics
  • Reaction mechanism
  • Transition metal complexes
  • Ligand substitution

Research profiles