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Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor has urged the private sector to spend more on research and development. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH

State backs drive to boost research and development

Investment in research and development will prove crucial for companies to stay ahead of global competitors, writes Stephen Timm

Academic programme at Rhodes resumes amid talks about rape culture

Rhodes University, Grahamstown.   Picture: DAILY DISPATCH

A number of lectures were held, mostly to discuss the issues underlying last week’s bruising upheaval, which shut down the academic programme

Fund aims to sow and grow new university technologies

Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD/DAILY DISPATCH

Having produced graduates, research, innovation and patents, the next step for universities is to become central players in knowledge regions, writes Anita Nel

Wits hires 11 black academics in bid to further transformation

Student heads to the Great Hall to study at Wits  University, Johanesburg. Picture: SIHLE MAKU. © The Times

The University of the Witwatersrand intends spending R45m on its transformation efforts and diversifying the academy, it says

Student anti-rape campaign moves to Wits university campuses

Sizwe Mabizela. Picture: THE TIMES

ANCWL in talks with Rhodes University about its sexual harassment policy, which the ANCWL feels puts victims in a compromising position and needs review


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