The team from TELIT-SA is committed to innovation and with this in mind recently hosted their first Research Showcase.
More than 55 years after the Sharpeville massacre, the township is still bleeding, and the youth are suffering the consequences. This is according to Prof Danie Meyer, associate professor in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the North-West University’s (NWU's) campus in Vanderbijlpark.
The 1990s concept of “giving psychology away” has come to life at Optentia in 2017 where research is being done with the purpose of “giving science away”. For the Optentia research focus area, the community is the starting point for any research project. “At Optentia, we do research together with the community,” says its director, Prof Ian Rothmann.
Sebastian Kot regards South Africa as not only one of the most beautiful countries he has visited thus far, but also as a valued destination for collaborative research.
The ongoing standoff between police and protesters on parts of the busy R59 road near Meyerton in the South of Gauteng is not only halting traffic, but also the Vaal Triangle’s ability to grow economically and to attract investors.
Prof Susanne Schwabb, an international expert in inclusive education, will be presenting a workshop on the methodological problems that can be experienced when conducting research in this field.