I am an expert in Personal finance, Financial Management and Financial Literacy
My research involves chemical synthesis, radioligand binding studies, animal behavioural studies and adenosine antagonist drug design for central nervous system diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Frank is a German citizen and came to SA as part of the Excellence Programme of the German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina investigating waterborne uranium migration in mining areas of Germany, South Africa, Australia and Namibia.
Marita Carnelley is a law professor, having taught Family law for two decades at three South African universities. Her current research focuses on maintenance and diversity issues. She is the co-editor of the Oxford University Press textbook on South African Family Law and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers in the area.
Dr Andrew K L Robinson, Public Health Physician
Areas of Expertise Health systems & programs innovation, implementation monitoring and evaluation; communicable and non-communicable diseases; Health Information Systems, clinical research; and human resources for health.
CURRENTLY: Extraordinary professor (2018), African Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), developing the NWU School for Health Professionals, and graduate courses in Health Promotion, and Public Health for non-health professionals.
Marelie Davel is a Research Professor at North-West University (NWU), specialising in machine learning and the data-driven modelling of speech and language. Her current research focuses on generalisation in deep learning.
Jako Olivier is the current UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and Open Educational Resources hosted at the NWU. He is also a professor in Multimodal Learning in the School of Professional Studies in Education, Faculty of Education of the NWU.
Derick Blaauw professor in the School of Economics at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus). He previously lectured in the Department of Economics & Econometrics at the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) as well at the Soweto and Bloemfontein Campusses of Vista University.
Willemien du Plessis bio of about 300 word count - send both in English and Afrikaans.
Leoné Malan, registered teacher and nurse, commenced with research in 2007 and holds the position of full professor at the North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom Campus. Her passion for Neurophysiology teaching ensured a teaching excellence award in 2008. Rated as an established researcher (National Research Foundation), she aims to underpin a mechanistic pathway pertaining brain-heart health (emotional stress, neural and adrenal fatigue, hypertension and endothelial dysfunction).
Prof. Sanne ter Horst is a professor in Mathematics who works on metric constrained interpolation and extrapolation problems. These kinds of problems originate in complex analysis, where they have been studied since the early 20th century, but are currently viewed more as part of functional analysis and operator theory.
Suria Ellis was appointed as Statistical Consultant in 2002 after she obtained her PhD in Statistics.
Since then she had helped many researchers of various universities with data analyses and interpretation of their results. She is co-author of more than 100 articles in accredited journals.
I started my professional career as high school Mathematics teacher and have been involved with teacher training for the past 25 years. For the past 16 years I have been actively involved with the training of Information Technology teachers and have already published two books and several research outputs in this field.
I am the Director of the Research Focus Area Self-Directed Learning since 2014.