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Countries in Africa played a crucial role in liberating South Africa and ending apartheid.
Currently there is massive hype trending around the world on open distance learning (ODL), but the global picture differs immensely to the South Africa and African reality, say experts.
This year Unisa increased the value of its annual postdoctoral grants, just one of the ways in which the university is investing in research and firmly positioning itself in the knowledge sphere.
Unisa’s Professor Hannie Badenhorst, chairperson of the organising committee for IPSERA 2014, says the annual conference of the International Purchasing and Supply and Research Association (IPSERA), the first to be hosted in Africa, promises to be one of the biggest yet as delegate numbers keep growing.
Professor Amos Saurombe says the continent has become the prime focus of initiatives in terms of foreign direct investment and global partnerships.
These eminent researchers will receive this prestigious honour during Research and Innovation Week 2014.
Make sure you see this powerful exhibition, which will run at the Unisa Art Gallery at the Muckleneuk Campus until 7 March.
The 2014 Women in Research awards pay tribute to these acknowledged and up-and-coming leaders in their fields.
The College of Human Sciences Africa Speaks lecture series for 2014 got off to a lively start by hosting the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Pearl Sithole.