Research News

  • Reflections on Collaboration

    Posted on April 05, 2018

    Increasingly universities requires researchers to embark on collaborative research with local and international researchers. As the principal investigators on a National Research Foundation (NRF) and Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) Science...

  • Kolkata - A city of contrasts

    Posted on December 05, 2017

    Kolkata is the second largest city in India situated in West Bengal. Kolkata for most visitors conjures up images of human suffering and poverty. This is a partial picture of this vibrant city. It is a city of contrasts, not unlike South Africa, noble and squalid; historic and futuristic...

  • Dr Schlebusch receives prestigious Autism Research Award

    Posted on October 13, 2017

    Dr Liezl Schlebusch was recently chosen as a recipient of an Emerging Researcher Award from the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) and Autism Speaks.

  • Lesotho Collaboration - the Kingdom in the Sky

    Posted on June 08, 2017

    Lesotho might be a tiny landlocked country, nestled between the Drakensberg and Maloti mountain ranges but it is a country with a big heart. It is entirely surrounded by South Africa, and from 25 to 27 May 2017 four South Africans from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication...

  • Prof. Alants' new book is a meaningful contribution to the field of AAC

    Posted on December 02, 2016

    Prof Erna Alants’ book entitled: AAC Engagement and participation, published by Plural Publishing, is a meaningful contribution to the field of AAC

  • Dr Samuels awarded HELTASA TAU Fellowship

    Posted on September 12, 2016

    Dr Alecia Samuels, from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC) at the University of Pretoria (UP), was recently awarded the HELTASA TAU Fellowship for 2015-2016.

  • CAAC presents research at ISAAC conference

    Posted on September 05, 2016

    Staff and students from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC) at the University of Pretoria attended the 17th Biennial Conference of ISAAC (the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication) in Toronto, Canada, from 6 to 13 August 2016.

  • Prof Bornman awarded prestigious ISAAC Fellowship

    Posted on August 19, 2016

    Prof Juan Bornman, Director of the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at the University of Pretoria, was recently named a Fellow of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) at the 17th Biennial Conference of ISAAC in Toronto, Canada.

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