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Kerry Haggard

Kerry Haggard

    Connecting the worlds of academia and industry to grow the green economy
    Connecting the worlds of academia and industry to grow the green economy
    There is a constant flow of valuable research produced by academics in the science and technology field, yet most of it remains “locked” behind...
    Avoiding a water crisis, one nudge at a time
    Avoiding a water crisis, one nudge at a time
    Professor Martine Visser grew up on a farm and has always loved being in nature, but also understood from early in her life that there would always...
    Diabetes and cardiovascular risk research in previously disadvantaged communities
    Diabetes and cardiovascular risk research in previously disadvantaged communities
    Professor Tandi Matsha’s career in research into diabetes and cardiovascular risk among mixed-ancestry communities in the Western Cape has...
    Improving CRPM has changed the face of constructive surgery
    Improving CRPM has changed the face of constructive surgery
    The Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (CRPM) uses 3D printing to rebuild deformed faces of South Africans, and has contributed, pro...
    New view on health among the elderly
    New view on health among the elderly
    National-level health studies in South Africa have historically focused on younger age populations. Smaller samples of elderly people have...
    Getting to the heart of hypertension
    Getting to the heart of hypertension
    Professor Alta Schutte is unit director: South African Medical Research Council Unit on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease. She holds the...
    Green solutions for treating wastewater
    Green solutions for treating wastewater
    It’s stating the obvious to say that we cannot survive without water. However, unlike many of the other things we need, water cannot be...
    Transforming waste into energy, solving environmental challenges
    Transforming waste into energy, solving environmental challenges
    Professor Diane Hildebrandt has achieved the ideal mix of chemical engineering research and its practical applications to find and implement...
    Data - the start and end of effective research
    Data - the start and end of effective research
    DataFirst, a research unit and data service based at the University of Cape Town, provides researchers with online access to survey and administrative microdata from South Africa and other African countries....
    Honouring tradition, building the future
    Honouring tradition, building the future
    In a government education environment facing many challenges, Durban High School is an urban school that stands firm as an example of what can...
    Skills development: not as easy as it seems
    Skills development: not as easy as it seems
    Entries for the M&G Investing in the Future...
    A legacy of social engagement
    A legacy of social engagement
    Jay Naidoo was the winner of the Drivers of Change Individual Award in 2010, and his dedication to the kind of work for which he was recognised at...