Academics the world over are facing increasing pressure to boost the visibility and impact of their research. Using data from a case study at a Namibian university, A/Profs Laura Czerniewicz and Catherine Kell examine the factors impacting on scholarly communication practices and the visibility of scholarly outputs in the African context.
Sunflower Day is celebrated on the third Friday of September and aims to create awareness, educate the public and facilitate the registration process for people wanting to join the South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR).
South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande has announced it is up to the country’s universities to “individually…determine the level of (fee) increase that their institutions require…”.
When Fuad Abrahams stood in for an injured colleague, little did he know that it would lead to a permanent post at UCT Careers Service. Now, over three decades later, Fuad is still part of the service that dedicates itself to providing careers information, advice and opportunities to UCT students and graduates.