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Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners
Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners
Two programming apps that don’t require computers played a key role in bringing the world of coding to 11 500 learners across Nelson Mandela...
New medical school to open in 2021
New medical school to open in 2021
When I am standing in one of our medical school lecture halls at Nelson Mandela University’s Missionvale campus, I almost don’t believe that we...
Advancing gender equality in academia
Advancing gender equality in academia
Although attaining gender equality in wider society is a slow journey, it is more shocking that the same is true for the higher education sector....
Programme multiplies pupils’ success
Programme multiplies pupils’ success
Two years ago, Queenstown teenager Yamkela Sondlo (17) narrowly scraped through her grade 11
Collective Ocean Action
Collective Ocean Action
We have reached the hour when we need to know what is being done to conserve our oceans and to ensure that the so-called blue economy is sustainably developed. To achieve this we need new modes of thought and novel solutions that engage all our communities, locally and globally, and...
Big thinking, big science
Big thinking, big science
The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region, extending up the eastern coast of Africa, has the most serious food security problem on the planet.
New marine robotics unit
New marine robotics unit
Nelson Mandela University has been chosen by the IIOE-2 to be the hub for marine robotics in a Western Indian Ocean (WIO)-wide research network....
Maritime engineering and naval architecture
Maritime engineering and naval architecture
As part of Nelson Mandela University’s growth in the marine and maritime space, in January 2018 its Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment...
Coastal link in the origins of human awareness
Coastal link in the origins of human awareness
The cognitive revolution of humans took place when we evolved not only anatomically but also cognitively. For signs of human development into...
Era of marine spatial planning
Era of marine spatial planning
South Africa has more ocean territory than land, and more than 40% of South Africans live on or near a coastline. In 2014, the government launched...
One Ocean Hub
One Ocean Hub
Nelson Mandela University is part of an ambitious new £20-million UK Government Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)...
Mandela, the Merc and the making of stories
Mandela, the Merc and the making of stories
Five months after his release from prison in 1990, Nelson Mandela was given a brand-new car.

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