A researcher in electrochemistry for energy and the environment has just been awarded a four-year project by the National Research Foundation to the value of R4,2 million.
Following the successful conclusion of Kgotla Katlego Masibi’s first research report into “Electrochemical properties of carbon nanotubes/PANI/metal oxide nanoparticle nanocomposites towards electrocatalysis of some organochlorine pesticides”, Kgotla is hard at work on a second paper after graduating with his MSc degree last year.
Do you think an engineer pursuing a job opportunity within what is typically known as an auditing and financial institution is preposterous? Well, think again…
When it comes to research, the findings are only as strong as the analysis of the data. If a researcher is proficient in statistical analysis the research will benefit society, if not, it is an opportunity lost.
When it comes to the quality of medicines, there can be no compromise. This is why the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Research Institute for Industrial Pharmacy®, incorporating CENQAM®, is a trusted partner of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Research can be a solitary activity and there’s nothing like contact with like-minded scholars to motivate and energise a researcher. The benefits of interacting with fellow researchers were clearly in evidence at the first North-West University (NWU) Biennial Research and Innovation Conference, held from 27 to 29 November last year.
The much anticipated annual North-West University (NWU) Alumni Business Breakfast will take place on 8 March 2019 in Vanderbijlpark.
The subject group History in the North-West University’s (NWU) School of Social Sciences will play host to Prof Sabelo Ndlovu Gatsheni from UNISA during the month of May.
One would not usually associate high numbers of parasites with a healthy ecosystem, yet this is exactly what was shown by a study on frog ‘haemoparasites’ in KwaZulu-Natal.
“The deep concern expressed by President Cyril Ramaphosa about the economic and business implications of the shock decision by Eskom to escalate load-shedding to level 4 must be widely supported.”
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