Harvard University

Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill

Reasonable time has now passed for you to act, say the signatories of this open letter to the president and Cabinet ministers

Kristine Guillaume becomes Harvard Crimson’s first black woman editor

The twenty-year-old will take over the helm of the only daily paper in Cambridge, Massachusetts next year

Scientists push back against Harvard ‘alien spacecraft’ theory

Oumuamua, the first interstellar object known to enter our solar system, accelerated faster away from the Sun than expected

Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study

Without protein, growth is stunted, diseases are more common and early mortality is far more likely.

Bomb threat hoax leads police to Harvard University student

A Harvard student has been charged for a bomb threat hoax that led to the evacuation of four buildings, in an apparent bid to skip a final exam.

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been honoured by Harvard University.

Hidden levers of science are set to become more accessible to all

South Africa’s Academy of Science is helping to usher in the new by joining global open access.

The business end of philanthropy

Bryan Phillips is part of a group of 30 Henley MBAs who arrived in Cape Town last month to help five NGOs to improve relationships.

Tunisia embraces pragmatic Islam

Flanked by the flags of Tunisia and his Islamist party, Rachid Ghannouchi, known by followers as "the Sheikh", is ­avuncular and professorial.

Towards schooling that transforms

The education we offer many learners is not providing an escape from poverty.

Annual light comedy

World rankings of universities are worthless, argues UCL provost <b>Malcolm Grant</b>, because they cannot possibly capture tertiary diversities.

‘The world has lost a bright light’

Celebrated United States cancer researcher Judah Folkman, who demonstrated the link between blood-vessel growth and tumours becoming malignant, died on January 14 at 74 of an apparent heart attack, the Boston hospital where he worked said. He died in Denver, Colorado, while en route to Vancouver, Canada, to give a lecture.

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders