Three staff members of Innovus’s Technology Transfer Office received international recognition as professional technology transfer professionals from the Alliance for Technology Transfer Professionals. Joubert de Wet, Nolene Singh and Doris Peters are amongst a small group of just more than 564 technology transfer professionals who now have RTTP-status (Registered Technology Transfer Professional). Innovus now has twice as many RTTP professionals as the tech transfer office in second place on this metric in South Africa and that indicates the proven strength of our team.Read More
Kunsmatige intelligensie en masjienleer op die Afrikavasteland kry binnekort ’n aansienlike hupstoot danksy gesogte beurstoekennings wat vir nagraadse studie in die veld van toegepaste wiskunde, statistiek, elektriese en elektroniese ingenieurswese en rekenaarwetenskap aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch toegeken word.Read More
2020-06-15 | Technology
16 June 1976 was a pivotal day in our country’s struggle against apartheid, led by young people of school-going age. The youth of ‘76, who took part in the Soweto Uprising, played a major role in drawing the world’s attention to the issues faced by oppressed people in South Africa. We have rounded up 5 ways technology can help you pay tribute to the bravery of these young people this Youth Day.Read More
Die jongste voorbeeld hiervan is Derwalt Erasmus, ‘n ingenieurswese-magisterstudent aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US), wie se navorsing gedurende ‘n uitruilgeleentheid in Madrid, Spanje, ‘n bestaande uitvinding verbeter én ‘n nuwe een tot gevolg gehad het, albei op die belangrike gebied van skoon energie.Read More
While you read this article, there will be at least 4 500 cancer fatalities and 8 000 from cardiovascular disease, according to the World Health Organisation. These statistics are exacerbated by the circumstances and lack of health care for many of these victims in developing countries.
Prof Resia Pretorius, head of Stellenbosch University’s (SU) physiological sciences department in the faculty of science, and her team of researchers, engineers and scientists, hope to address these needs with the patenting and development of the BioCODE 2-in-1 nanosensor to determine disease risk in patients.
Skoolskoene is dalk vir pantoffels verruil, en daar is nie meer ‘n klok wat pouses aankondig nie, maar leerders en personeel van die Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof werk sedert 31 Maart van die huis af.
“Akademie bly vir die Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof ’n prioriteit, nie omdat punte belangrik is nie, maar omdat die skool kritiese denke wil bevorder en leerders wil voorberei op die lewe buite die skool.”
In these unprecedented times of the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic, Somerset College has been faced with the challenge of delivering on their commitment to educational excellence during the national lockdown.Read More
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the reality of the digital divide in South Africa.
Locked down in suburbia, a section of our population has access to information 24/7, an ability to communicate with others in distant locations and countries, to continue with structured or unstructured learning and to engage in some form of business activity, whether Zoom conferences with corporate colleagues or some form of commercial activity through platforms such as eBay and Bid or Buy. Their window to the world is wide open.Read More
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- OPINIONISTA: Is South Africa a failing or failed state? Let’s stop with the useless labelsSome in the chattering classes would like to believe that South Africa is already a failing or failed state. This does seem a bit odd, given the reality on the ground. Read more »Source: Daily Maverick | Published: 2020-09-22 - 8:10 PM
- OPINIONISTA: #JerusalemaDanceChallenge – South Africa’s display of soft power amid Covid-19The song Jerusalema and its dance challenge are South Africa’s gift to the world. They are also textbook examples of diplomatic ‘soft power’ at a time when the world desperately needs hope. Read more »Source: Daily Maverick | Published: 2020-09-22 - 7:59 PM