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National Institute for Theoretical Physics

In 2004 he DST and the NRF tabled a report titled Shaping The Future of Physics in South Africa.

Knowing epidemics helps prevent them

The understanding of data and disease processes around HIV and TB has been the main focus in the early life of Sacema.

Strength comes from research

The Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials was established in June 2004.

Earthy knowledge

The Applied Centre for Climate and Earth Systems Science (Access) was officially launched as a centre of excellence in August 2010

Biomedical TB Research

The causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is estimated to infect one-third of the world's population.

A little birdie told me

The vision of the Birds Centre of Excellence is to be the leading international research and postgraduate training institute.

Stopping invaders from taking over

The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology provides the scientific knowledge to reduce the rate and impacts of biological invasions.

Seeing the wood for the trees

The Centre for Tree Health Biotechnology is hosted by the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute at the University of Pretoria.

Pursuing the best to deliver the best

Centres of Excellence are defined as physical or virtual entities of research that concentrate existing capacity and resources.

Who did the talking?

List of speakers during the Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum on education.

More questions than answers

The Marikana moment highlights a lifetime of unanswered needs

Labour landscape has changed

Marikana has had a significant impact on the labour relations landscape.

Summit could make a real difference

Not only the economy has been affected by the events at Marikana

The economic impact of Marikana

In addition to the human impact, one cannot ignore the effect it has had on the economic landscape

Karsten holds place of pride

One of the Industrial Development Corporation agro-industries unit's pride investments is the 36.5% stake it holds in Karsten Group Holdings.

Markets fail, not crops

Private sector and government policy determine the success of emerging farmers

Start-ups take on big players and create rural jobs

Poultry abbatoir gives Free State workers shares and employment

Marine fish escape extinction

The marine aquaculture sector is a strategic imperative for the IDC's agro-industries strategic business unit. It playa a developmental role.