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If you are thinking about doing postgraduate research or have just begun your research, this course is for you. It has been designed by an experienced CHED team, and serves as a flexible resource to take you through the initial steps of research...
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Numeracy Centre receives accolades at a Conference in Berlin

15 August 2016

Dr Sheena Rughubar-Reddy, a Numeracy Centre lecturer, returned from a conference in Berlin in July where the Numeracy Centre was praised by one of the organisers, Professor Iddo Gal.  Prof Gal is an international expert on statistical literacy and who visited the Numeracy Centre a couple of years ago.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 09:45
Writing and quantitative literacies workshops for 100Up students - A School Improvement Initiative

19 July 2016

The Writing Centre and the Numeracy Centre of ADP ran two two-hour workshops for the participants in the 100UP Grade 12 residential holiday camp programme in July. Academic literacies are vitally important for success at university and often present obstacles to first year students, so it was exciting for ADP staff to have the opportunity to introduce these promising grade 12 learners to the literacy requirements of university study.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:15
The Faculty of Health Sciences Writing Lab Celebrates their Launch

24 May 2016

The FHS Writing Lab, which provides specialist writing support for Health Sciences staff and students, celebrated its official launch on Thursday 19 May. The launch, which forms part of the Health Sciences month-long Language Festival, is just one of the ways in which the faculty is showcasing their constructive engagement with language and inclusivity.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:45
Mellon fellows grapple with blackness at UCT

13 April 2016 - Published on the UCT website

Dr Gideon Nomdo has been a Mellon co-ordinator since the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Programme was formally established at UCT in 2002. Having being funded by the Mellon Foundation himself, Nomdo unpacks the idea behind the programme that aims to boost the numbers of black academics at UCT.


Publication Date:
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 16:15