Centre of Excellence

South Africa ready to deal with Ebola

Brand South Africa and the Department of Communications have convened a high-level discussion with stakeholders on how the country is responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

South Africa ready to deal with Ebola

Brand South Africa and the Department of Communications have convened a high-level discussion with stakeholders on how the country is responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

South Africa committed to supporting manufacturing

Over the past three decades, South Africa's tool, die and mould-making sector has been in decline and its qualified toolmakers are ageing. This has a knock-on effect on the entire manufacturing sector, driving the government and the private sector to work together on initiatives to boost skills.

South Africa committed to supporting manufacturing

Over the past three decades, South Africa's tool, die and mould-making sector has been in decline and its qualified toolmakers are ageing. This has a knock-on effect on the entire manufacturing sector, driving the government and the private sector to work together on initiatives to boost skills.

Centre of excellence to guide growth in South African mining

A new National Research Foundation centre of excellence is set to give fresh direction to South Africa's mining industry by guiding policy decisions, bringing more black people into high-level mining jobs, and ensuring smarter exploitation of the country's "cornucopia" of underground resources.

Centre to focus on childhood development

A Centre of Excellence aimed at understanding the challenges of early childhood development in South Africa was opened on Tuesday. Co-hosted by Wits and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the centre brings together scholars to help find ways of giving all children the best possible start in life.

Cricket SA launches Centre of Excellence

Cricket South Africa launched a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence at the University of Pretoria on Thursday as part of its drive to raise the level of cricket development in the country. CSA general manager Corrie van Zyl described the facility as "the equal of any other in the world".

SA ‘to be palaeoscience world leader’

The launch of the Centre of Excellence for Palaeosciences at the University of the Witwatersrand will help establish South Africa as a world leader in this field, says Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom.

Top award for local invasion biologist

Internationally acclaimed invasion biologist, Prof Dave Richardson of Stellenbosch University, is the 2012 recipient of the John FW Herschel Medal, awarded by the Royal Society of South Africa.
SA academic elected to top council

Preserving memories of Antarctica

South African researchers have embarked on a project that will give future generations of compatriots online access to information about the country's presence in Antarctica over the past six decades.
SA scientist lauded for polar work