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Minds for mining at new Mandela Mining Precinct
Minds for mining at new Mandela Mining Precinct
Providing new solutions for mining R&D and improving manufacturing capabilities within South Africa is vital to drive the sector forward. The need...
Using knowledge for advanced economic efficiencies
Using knowledge for advanced economic efficiencies
Erdil Sahin of Istanbul Kultur University observes that: “In the world of globalisation, economic growth is associated with the amount of...
Monitoring the impact of the weather on Northern Cape tourism
Monitoring the impact of the weather on Northern Cape tourism
The Northern Cape (NC) is the largest province in South Africa, but has the lowest population. It has a colourful history and a wide variety of...
Harvesting the benefits of data
Harvesting the benefits of data
Deadly hurricanes accompanied by devastating floods have wreaked havoc across the world, leaving in their wake a trail of destruction, forcing...
Building a new generation of local data scientists
Building a new generation of local data scientists
South Africa’s data science capacity continues to expand, with more students pursuing this discipline and using data science to help solve the...
National Institute for Theoretical Physics
National Institute for Theoretical Physics
In 2004, an international panel commissioned by the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP), the DST and the NRF tabled a report titled Shaping The...
Knowing epidemics helps prevent them
Knowing epidemics helps prevent them
The understanding of data and disease processes around HIV and tuberculosis (TB) has been the main focus in the early life of the DST/NRF Centre of...
Strength comes from research
Strength comes from research
The Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials was established in June 2004, with the University of the Witwatersrand as host. Current members include...
Earthy knowledge
Earthy knowledge
Access is a consortium of several agencies, researcher councils, research programmes, universities and research groups that have combined efforts to...
Biomedical TB Research
Biomedical TB Research
 The causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is estimated to infect one-third of the world's population and is...
A little birdie told me
A little birdie told me
The vision of the Birds Centre of Excellence is to be the leading international research and postgraduate training institute in the fields of...
Stopping invaders from taking over
Stopping invaders from taking over
The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology (CIB) was established in 2004 to provide the scientific knowledge required to reduce the rate...

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