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NWU academic appointed chairperson of National Traffic Law Review Committee

Ms Dipuo Peters, the national Minister of Transport, appointed Dr Kesolefetse Olivia Lefenya, a senior lecturer in Public Law at the Mahikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) and admitted advocate of the High Court of South Africa, as chairperson of the National Traffic Law Review Committee.

World renowned theatre group in Potchefstroom

World renowned vocal theatre group, Carmina Slovenica, will be performing in Potchefstroom on 21 of February at 19:30 in the NWU Conservatory. This group, under the direction of Karmina Šilec, is known for its innovative programming. Carmina Slovenica incorporates contemporary music, drama and movement on stage and performs with an artistry that inspires.

Chemical engineer a favourite on The Voice South Africa

Marco Basson, a former chemical engineering student at the North-West University (NWU) has recently been given a four-chair turnaround of the judges during the latest episode of the popular TV singing competition, The Voice South Africa. Marco blew the audience away with his version of Nick Jonas' "Jealous". Bobby van Jaarsveld was the lucky judge that was given the opportunity to welcome Marco to his team.

Why the Constitution will always Trump the Executive

Why the Constitution will always Trump the Executive

The following article represents an opinion piece by Dr Ilyayambwa Mwanawina, an academic staff member of the North-West University’s Vanderbijlpark Campus. Dr Mwanawina specialises in the fields of regional integration, international law, good governance and human rights. He continues to publish his research in scientific journals on contemporary African perspectives in these fields.

NWU student develops mobile app that will save lives

According to the Automobile Association, driver fatigue is one of the leading causes of collisions in South Africa. Although some luxury vehicles are equipped to warn drivers of this danger, not many people can afford them. An engineering student at the North-West University (NWU) addressed this problem as part of his final-year study by developing a mobile app that alerts the driver when driver fatigue sets in.

Mathematician shares expertise in Malaysia

Mathematician and research professor of the Mahikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU), Prof Jamshid Moori, was recently invited to speak at the fourth conference of the Biannual International Group Theory Conference (BIGTC) in Kuala Lumpur.

NWU student selected as Science Today candidate

A PhD student from the Department of Biological Science at the Mahikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU), Theodora Ekwomadu, was selected as one of the Science Today 2016 candidates.

NWU advancing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies within social sciences

NWU advancing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies within social sciences

The North-West University’s Vanderbijlpark Campus is joining hands with the Social Sciences Research Society in Turkey to host the 8th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) later this year.

NWU advancing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies within social sciences

NWU advancing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies within social sciences

The North-West University’s Vanderbijlpark Campus is joining hands with the Social Sciences Research Society in Turkey to host the 8th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) later this year.

BABEL Project: Winning a global speech technology challenge

BABEL Project: Winning a global speech technology challenge

North-West University (NWU) researchers within the field of speech technology were part of an international consortium that recently won a high-profile speech technology challenge - a first for South African researchers, in this field.