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UP actively boosts women professors and researchers
UP actively boosts women professors and researchers
South African universities are actively pursuing gender equality and academic advancement opportunities to substantially increase the number of...
More things in heaven and on Earth than are dreamt of
More things in heaven and on Earth than are dreamt of
Hemelliggaam or the Attempt To Be Here Now, is a project by Tommaso Fiscaletti and Nic Grobler that makes connections between the...
Scientific research is SA’s future
Scientific research is SA’s future
The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of...
Foreign doctorates are attractive ― but don’t write off homegrown PhDs
Foreign doctorates are attractive ― but don’t write off homegrown PhDs
Introducing more skilled employees into the economy is an important path to development for many middle income countries. That’s why increased...
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
The article by Ntombizikhona Valela on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (“The woman who helped forge an icon”, published...
Ghost students created to defraud university bursary system
Ghost students created to defraud university bursary system
Six suspects appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday after allegedly manipulating a bursary system at the...
For tech to be funded, it must improve lives
For tech to be funded, it must improve lives
Technology can’t solve problems. Neither can data, for that matter. It can’t plug the holes of governance and political will but, without it,...
MPs to get science classes
MPs to get science classes
South African MPs would be offered a science policy orientation course next year, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor told the closing...
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other
Something rank about ratings
Something rank about ratings
The only useful thing about university rankings is that they illuminate something essential about the contradictions that accompany the process of...
Knowledge is the new currency of a thriving economy
Knowledge is the new currency of a thriving economy
In many parts of the world, including South Africa, it is still rare to find female researchers and women working in scientific fields. Even though...

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