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Jurumani talks trends with engineering students

Jurumani Solutions visited the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering on 8 August to talk to students about the latest trends in the world of information and communication technology.

NWU researcher is finalist for 2018 Women in Science Awards

Prof Ilani Loubser, an associate professor at the Centre for Space Research and also the subject chair of physics at North-West University's (NWU's) campus in Potchefstroom, has been announced as a finalist in the Department of Science and Technology’s (DST’s) South African Women in Science Awards (WISA).

Inaugural lecture focuses on finding solutions for obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome

North-West University (NWU) academic Prof Emmanuel Mukwevho spoke candidly about his research overview that focuses of finding therapeutic agents for obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome during his inaugural lecture held at the campus in Mahikeng on 15 August 2018.

IT Seminar another first for NWU Vanderbijlpark

Today, 20 August 2018, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Computer Science and Information Systems on the campus in Vanderbijlpark will host its first ever IT Seminar.  

NWU’s Law Faculty assists rape survivors for Mandela Day

The Faculty of Law at North-West University (NWU) does not only provide quality legal education and undertake focused research, but is also involved in the community – as was the case in this year's Nelson Mandela Day project.

NWU students learn about the benefits of digitalisation

More than 1 000 North-West University (NWU) students from the Faculty of Engineering attended a recent lecture that was hosted by Siemens and ESTEQ on the campus in Potchefstroom

Cream of the crop network with industry

On 18 July 2018 a handful of the best engineering students from the North-West University (NWU) were selected to attend an exclusive networking event with members from Omnia Holdings, an international chemical manufacturing company.

Hundreds attend NWU Engineering Career Fair

The North-West University’s (NWU) Career Centre and the Faculty of Engineering recently hosted their annual Engineering Career Fair.

Easier treatment on the way for diabetes and some cancers

Imagine a world where diabetics no longer have to inject themselves and where radio-pharmaceutical drugs against certain types of cancer can be administered orally. These are some of envisaged outcomes of research at the North-West University’s Department of Science and Technology (DST)/NWU Pre-Clinical Drug Development Platform (PCDDP).

NWU is banking on a new method

Globally, banks are faced with ATM crimes, system security breaches and other types of fraud. These operational risks have to be carefully managed in order to minimise losses, with regulators requiring banks to set aside capital to safeguard themselves against unexpected losses that may occur. Many models have been developed to enable banks to calculate the amount of capital needed.