INTERVIEW: Plan S is a grand plan, but the devil is in the detail: Robin Crewe on Open Access in South Africa
Posted on February 15, 2019
The Europe-led ‘Plan S’ initiative for Open Access scientific publishing has been warmly received in South Africa, with the National Research Foundation expressing ‘in principle’ support. Yet South Africa already has compliant local solutions embedded within the research...
Key African players in digital finance take centre stage at international UP colloquium
Posted on November 30, 2018
Former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel was the keynote speaker at a colloquium on African innovation in digital finance recently held at the University of Pretoria.
Prof Frans Swanepoel to chair Canadian development research advisory council for Africa
Posted on November 21, 2018
Prof Frans Swanepoel, Fellow at UP’s Centre for Advancement of Scholarship and Director for International Strategic Partnerships, has been appointed Chairperson of the Council of Advisors (CoA) of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in sub-Saharan Africa.
Book Launch: The Dark Side of the Hive by Professors Robin Crewe and Robin Moritz
Posted on October 30, 2018
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship hosted the launch of its most recent publication.
Professor Chabani Manganyi's memoir wins ASSAf Award
Posted on October 28, 2018
Professor Chabani Manganyi's 2016 memoir has won the biennial Humanities Book Award from the ASSAf.
SA Cabinet reappoints Prof Tinyiko Maluleke to NRF board
Posted on September 28, 2018
The South African Cabinet recently reappointed University of Pretoria Professor Tinyiko Maluleke to the National Research Foundation (NRF) board. Currently, Prof Maluleke is a Fellow at the UP Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship.
Mama Mudu's Children
Posted on September 19, 2018
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship invites you to a performance of Mama Mudu's Children.
Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship launches two books
Posted on September 12, 2018
Prof James Ogude’s Ubuntu and Personhood and Prof Julian Müller, Prof John Eliastam and Prof Sheila Trahar’s Unfolding Narratives of Ubuntu in Southern Africa were recently launched to critical acclaim.