The faculties at the North-West University (NWU) are doing exciting work on the research front.
Prof Philimon Modisha is an associate professor in the Faculty of Engineering and his research is centred on liquid organic hydrogen storage. His research is mostly at the Department of Science and Innovation Hydrogen South Africa Infrastructure Centre of Competence, co-hosted by the NWU and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Dr Gontse Mokwatsi is a researcher in the Hypertension in Africa Research Team in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Her research focuses on monitoring night-time and morning blood pressure for the diagnosis and management of hypertension.
Zama Simamane is a lecturer and researcher in geography and environmental education. She is currently busy with a collaborative research project in which she is exploring ways to promote environmental justice competencies in teacher education. She is also involved in a research project that focuses on social justice and equality in geography education. She analyses teaching practices used in geography, determining how they enable or constrain equitable access in a diverse student body.