Prof Robin Crewe appointed co-chair of the Committee on Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges
Posted on August 01, 2016
The InterAcademy Council (IAC)/Inter Academy Partnership for Research (IAP-R) have appointed Prof Robin Crewe to co-chair the Committee on “Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges”.
Insightful expert lecture on southern African history presented at UP
Posted on May 10, 2016
The 19th lecture in the UP Expert Lecture Series titled 'Sunny Places for Shady Characters'. The Making of Work Class Cultures in Southern Africa's Mining Revolution, c.1886-1914 presented by Prof Charles van Onselen, took place on the University of Pretoria's Hatfield Campus on Wednesday, 20...
Africa Science Leadership Programme: second round of success
Posted on May 09, 2016
As the challenges we face in the world, and especially in Africa, become more complex, a different style of science leadership is required. The Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) was launched in June 2015 to address this, and recently concluded its second round of interactions with...
Are We Post-Racial Yet? | A lecture with David Goldberg hosted at the CAS
Posted on February 29, 2016
Has legacy of racial discrimination and disadvantage been waning?
UP professor appointed to board for Water Research Commission
Posted on February 01, 2016
Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, recently appointed the new Board of the Water Research Commission (WRC), which will be led by well-known water sector activists, Dr Nozibele Mjoli, who will serve as Chairperson, and our very own Prof Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo as Deputy Chairperson.
A new perspective on research leadership at Tuks
Posted on November 30, 2015
As the challenges we face in the world, and especially in Africa, become more complex, a different style of science leadership is required. The Tuks Young Research Leader Programme (TYRLP) was launched to address this.
Prof Robin Crewe re-elected to Council of The World Academy of Sciences
Posted on November 26, 2015
At the General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), held in Vienna, Austria on 19 November 2015, Professor Robin Crewe, Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria (UP), was elected to serve a second term as TWAS council member for Africa.
The Political Economy of Developmental State-making in South Africa
Posted on November 02, 2015
Essentially, the research traces state-making processes over the past 100 years, and underline the primacy and centrality of both ideas and politics in shaping and conditioning the character of the modern state.