CUT professor to present at World Bank Water Week in Washington, DC

The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) management commends Professor and Head of Information Technology in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, Prof. Muthoni Masinde, for being invited to present her innovative tool at the renowned World Bank Water Week where leading innovators, thought leaders, partners, etc. would connect the best global knowledge with implementation, while bringing together cutting-edge solutions to critical challenges.   Read More

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DUT’S DR TILOKE RECEIVES THE BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD IN FRANCE

The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Charlette Tiloke received the Best Poster Presentation Award at the NanoWorld Conference, which was held in Paris, France earlier this month (March 2019). The conference explored a range of scientific sessions including, Life sciences & medicine; Energy & Environment; Nano-electronics and Nanotechnology applications. Some of the topics covered include nanotoxicology and management of health risk. Dr Tiloke’s presentation was titled: ‘Niazimicin and its phytonanoparticle modulate Caspase – 9 splice variants,[…]

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DHBW UNIVERSITY DELEGATION VISITS DUT TO STRENGTHEN EXISTING EDUCATIONAL LINKS.

International academic representatives from the Duale Hochschule Baden – Württember (DHBW) University in Germany, were on a three – day visit to the Durban University of Technology (DUT) from 13 to 15 March 2019. The international delegation consisting of Professor Herbert Dreher (President of the DHBW Ravensburg), Professor Joachim Frech (Director of Centre of Advanced Studies – CAS), Thomas Schieber (Director of International Office DHBW Ravensburg), Professor Thomas Dobbelstein and Professor Karin Reinhard (HOD International Business, DHBW Ravensburg), were all[…]

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DUT DOCTORAL ALUMNUS APPOINTED ACTING CHAIRPERSON OF ICASA

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has appointed Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as acting chairperson effective from 25 March 2019 until a permanent chairperson is appointed. The appointment follows the dismissal on 20 March of Rubben Mohlologa by the Communications Portfolio Committee after he was found guilty of fraud and money laundering. The appointment of the acting chairperson follows a special council meeting held on 25 March 2019 and is informed by the provisions of section[…]

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PRISA president shines in Zambia

South African expertise shone in Zambia when Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) journalism alumnus, Malesela Maubane, delivered the keynote address at the 7th Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) Annual Conference. Maubane, currently the President of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), delivered his address, Communication for development in the era of fake news during the three-day long conference held at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa in Livingstone, at the end of February 2019. Read More

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Into French Space

CPUT recently hosted a delegation from University Paris Est Créteil (UPEC). The nine professors, including the President of the university, Prof Jean-Luc Dubois-Randé, were visiting the French South African Institute of Technology (F’SATI). UPEC and F’SATI have a collaboration agreement, funded by an ERASMUS+ Programme. Scientific Director of F’SATI Prof François Rocaries said the members of Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques (LISA) were specifically invited by F’SATI at CPUT in order to talk about increasing the collaboration between the two[…]

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BalanceforBetter, a celebration of international Woman’s Day

“I salute every rock in our lives – the mothers, aunts, wives, sisters, daughters and secretaries – who contribute to creating order in society and making life worth living for everyone! Annually on 8 March, the world celebrates international Woman’s Day, but in reality women should be celebrated every day.” This is the opinion of Prof Lourens van Staden, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Tshwane University of Technology. Read More  

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DUT TOURISM MANAGEMENT STUDENTS ARE PART OF IMEX – MPI – MCI FUTURE LEADERS FORUM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE 2018/2019

Five third – year Tourism Management students from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) participated in the IMEX – MPI – MCI Future Leaders Forum International University Challenge 2018/2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, from 25 to 27 February 2019. Jason Isima, Kaitlynn Ruiters, Sicelo Mkhwanazi, Amina Shermaine and Zinobia Jaikumar delivered presentations on futuristic proposal ‘tourism’ ideas which they showcased at the event. Read More

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