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Monique Verduyn

Monique Verduyn

    Optimising algorithms to enhance decision-making
    Optimising algorithms to enhance decision-making
    Algorithms are shaping the way we live. At its most simple, an algorithm is a step-by-step process for solving a problem. Some are everyday...
    Boosting SA’s economy by supporting industry research and innovation
    Boosting SA’s economy by supporting industry research and innovation
    From assisting the South African Weather Services to make more accurate weather forecasts to making complex calculations required in oil reserve...
    Ground-breaking vaccine may be key to controlling and eliminating bilharzia
    Ground-breaking vaccine may be key to controlling and eliminating bilharzia
    Worldwide, poverty and poor health are consistently linked. Diseases of poverty are not high on the global research agenda and tend to be neglected, but they are an enormous problem in the developing world....
    Improving water quality
    Improving water quality
    Water pollution is a serious global threat to the environment and the future of our planet. In South Africa, the quality of fresh water is being...
    Freezing solutions for a water-stressed country
    Freezing solutions for a water-stressed country
    South Africa is among the driest countries in the world, receiving annual rainfall of just 492mm, half the Earth’s average. For this reason,...
    Making cheap hydrogen a reality
    Making cheap hydrogen a reality
    Hydrogen has long been touted as the fuel of the future. The most abundant chemical element in the universe, it occurs naturally, but needs to be...
    Reflections to shape South Africa's next generation
    Reflections to shape South Africa's next generation
    In the latest World Employment and Social Outlook report, published in January, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reported that...