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Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

Why the HSRC and NMF came on board to support TIMS

Madiba will be used as a prism, through which modern problems can be viewed

What does it mean to be a university named after Nelson Mandela?

Unique colloquium introduces Mandela studies at Nelson Mandela University

Nelson Mandela University studies Madiba to transform society

The institution looks at how it could become an academic expression of Nelson Mandela and live out the social values he stood for

Muscling in on the boys’ club

More women are making their mark in the traditionally male domain of engineering.

A leading light of solar energy

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's pilot photovoltaic project produces enough power to run a house.

The miracle of incubator schools

Eastern Cape teachers talk about the maths and science incubator that made all the difference in their lives.

New teaching model delivers good results

Teachers who received Funza Lushaka bursaries to study teaching return to their old schools to share their knowledge.

Prof aims to get earth back on track

A new discipline embraces the bigger pictures that link problems such as poverty and climate change.

Big news on science of small things

NMMU opened its new R120-million Centre for High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy this week.

Who will pass the sustainability test?

The social, financial and environmental impact of companies is coming under the spotlight.

What can your cellphone do for you?

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is conducting research on mobile applications that make cell phones more personalised.

Research gets into the mix

A new MXit application to help pupils improve their computer literacy skills has emerged from doctoral research at NMMU.

Mastering maths with MXit

Dr Math, first started in 2007 in North West, was recently upgraded at NMMU through the master's studies of its inventor Dr Laurie Butgereit.

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