The Emfuleni Ratepayers’ Association (ERPA), constituted in 2010, classifies the Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) as a distressed and dysfunctional municipality. This classification gained national concurrence when the dismal state of the Vaal River eco-system, being polluted with raw sewerage flowing directly into the river from trenches dug the municipality, made headlines in the media.
Each year the North-West University (NWU) eagerly awaits its intake of new first-year students across the three campuses. This year the university welcome 9 955 first-year contact students of which 1 571 registered at the campus in Vanderbijlpark.
It is alarming to see how many cardiovascular-related deaths are attributed to excessive salt consumption. These are the words of Michél Strauss who received the National Research Foundation’s (NRF’s) prestigious Young Science Communicator award.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law will host several events throughout 2019 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Siyabonga Mhlabane has gone from student to employer and food producer thanks to hard work and the motivation gained from a module in poultry science.
Prof Masood Khalique from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng recently participated in the Sixth International Conference on Advances in Applied Mathematics (ICAAM) in Sousse, Tunisia.
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…
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.
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.
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