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.
The North-West University (NWU) in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will host the very first Africa Positive Psychology Conference from 4-7 April 2018 in Potchefstroom.
There is more to Veruschka Pelser-Carstens than meets the eye. Not only is she a senior lecturer passionate about teaching and learning with two North-West University (NWU) Institutional Teaching Excellence Awards (ITEA) to boot, she is also a dynamic researcher driven by the pursuit to find innovative ways to promote positive learning within the South African higher education landscape.
Language fascinates Prof Bertus van Rooy, who thrives on the intricacies of human expression through language and, for his efforts, has moved up from B3 to B2 in the National Research Foundation (NRF) rating system. Bertus is a lecturer in languages and director of the research focus area Understanding and Processing Language in Complex Settings (UPSET) at the North-West University's (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark.
“We are born without choosing to be. Should we have to die in the same manner? Isn’t it a human glory to refuse to accept a certain fate?” These are the questions that Don DeLillo’s latest novel, Zero K (2016), explores.