“This award means so much to me. It is an extra compliment and honour for the work that I am doing.”
It is important for the North-West University (NWU) to focus on critical community challenges in research – this makes research more relevant and useful to the community.
The NWU Council held its ordinary meeting on Thursday, 22 November 2018. During this meeting a letter from a law firm acting on behalf of a group of clients was tabled and discussed.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management recently demonstrated why it is the leading national institution in the field of air quality. They did this during the annual National Association for Clean Air (NACA) conference that took place in Vanderbijlpark from 30 October to 2 November 2018.
Crammed into tiny rooms in same-sex hostels, away from their partners or families and without proper access to water, electricity or sanitation, South African miners used to live in appalling conditions. Today, the situation of miners at Impala Platinum in Rustenburg has improved markedly, although there are still challenges, as a North-West University (NWU) research study shows.
A large number of cosmetic products that are produced by micro and small businesses in Africa have not been cosmetically tested. This increases the chances of using a cosmetic product that has the potential to do more harm than good.
A great honour was recently bestowed upon the North-West University's (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering when their programme in mineral processing has been named under the top 100 best programs in the world in this field.
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