Environmental Health WIL partners with Umlazi parish to raise awareness on COVID-19

Dr Nofemela, left and Dr Mnculwane Partnerships between universities and communities are crucial in spreading the COVID-19 awareness message, if we are to win the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr Fundiswa Nofemela, Director of the Department of Cooperative Education. In contributing to limiting the spread of the Coronavirus, MUT, through its Co-operative Education…

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Sure Webinar to Enhance Scholarly Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Teaching

Supporting Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE), a new focus of the Research, Innovation and Engagement (RIE) 2020 Extended Annual Performance Plan (EAPP 2020), aims to enhance scholarly excellence in undergraduate research and teaching. Undergraduate research, a ‘high-impact practice’, provides multiple benefits such as cultivating learning by inquiry, promoting critical thinking and engaged scholarship, which, in concert,…

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South Africa-Irish Research Clusters

In Phase 1 of this project, a SA-Irish Research Colloquium was held in Durban (October 2019) and the following six joint research clusters were created: Bio-medical engineering robotics and advanced manufacturing Space Science, Innovation Hubs and ICT WIL, Industry partnerships, and Apprenticeships up to PhD; Curricula for the 4th Industrial Revolution Waste Management and the…

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