The university has played a historic role but must now lead the way in establishing leading African institutions of knowledge.
There is a direct link between advanced research work and South Africa’s social goals.
Not only are they at the mercy of publishing houses, their rights are also limited by South African law.
Food security is threatened when irrigation systems get worn out by biofouling.
Why do some universities and journals put so many hurdles in the way?
Braamfontein will soon be home to not only artists and hipsters, but tech-savvy researchers attracted to innovation and rejuvenation of the city.
The science and technology minister says research grants need to be significantly increased in order to increase the number of PhDs.
Researcher Professor Tebello Nyokong is generating international interest in refining photodynamic therapy techniques used to treat cancer.
Pioneering and developing new models of drug discovery for Africa.
But research and development for posterity needs to address social needs.
Academics must reimagine themselves and their work in the context of our society.
Inaugural lectures provide a platform for lecturers to present the research that has been the focus of their careers, a new UCT publication says.
Far more is required from South African novices than research capacity --- and mentorship is key.
There needs to be more interaction between academics working in social science departments at universities and practitioners in the field.
When corporate entities fund think-tanks it puts paid to intellectual integrity or political engagement.
It takes more than being knowledgeable to be a successful commentator or expert for the media.
Information about upcoming workshops and conference in education.
The university exceeds financial targets and promotes research.
A woman's association at the University of Limpopo recently celebrated the support its members have provided for each other in higher education.