Non-communicable or lifestyle diseases will be the most common cause of death in Africa by 2030, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Researchers from the North-West University (NWU) are at the heart of a novel, R80 million public-private collaboration to boost South Africa’s medical research capabilities.
A dedicated focus on the practice of technology-enhanced learning: this is what the newly established TELIT-SA research focus area is all about. TELIT-SA stands for Technology Enhanced Learning and Innovative Education and Training in South Africa, and looks at the theory and practice of learning technologies across and array of disciplines in higher education.
Professor Ravinder Rena from the School of Business and Governance on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng recently delivered a keynote address at the first International Conference on Business and Finance Research Paradigm and Best Practices towards the 21st Century, organised by STIE Pelita Bangsa University in Cikarang, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Passion is not bound by gravity. It makes you excel where others merely succeed, and passion is what propelled Prof Stefan Ferreira of the North-West University's (NWU's) Centre for Space Research from a C1 to a B1 NRF rating.
Research collaboration was on the agenda when leading scholars from Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe visited the delivery site of the North-West University School of Business and Governance (NWU-SBG) in Mahikeng from 20 to 22 April 2017.
Drought, record-breaking storms, pollution and global warming. No-one can argue that the environment is not facing challenges. This is why the PhD study of Irene Muller, a lecturer at the School of Education on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, examines environmental education closely.
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