Faculty Research Day Programme

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Programme Outline

 

DAY 1: 23 August 2022

Programme Directors: Professor Werner Cordier and Dr Kgomotso Mathabe

Time

Item

12:30 - 12:40

Welcome and Opening Remarks - Prof de Jager (Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences)

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

12:40 - 12:50

Faculty of Health Sciences Choir

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

12:55 - 13:15

First Keynote Address

Topic: Disruptive Technologies

Presenter: Professor Nitika Pai (Associate Professor - McGill University)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

13:25 - 14:05

 

Panel Discussion

Topic: Disruptive Technologies

Chairperson: Professor Marietjie Venter (Head: Zoonotic arbo- and Respiratory virus Research program, University of Pretoria)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Square

14:15 - 15:35

 

Parallel session: 1

Oral PresentationsTopic: Disruptive Technologies

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

Parallel Session: 2

Oral Presentations: Topic: Lessons learned from COVID-19 - Chairperson: Professor Joyce Mothabeng (HOD – Physiotherapy, University of Pretoria)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

E-Poster Presentations Topic: The Future Research Terrain

 

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building - Foyer

15:35 - 15:50

 

COMFORT BREAK

16:00 - 16:20

Second Keynote Address

Topic: Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Presenter: Professor: Dr Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Chief Health Equity Officer: Merative - formerly known as IBM Watson Health

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

16:20 - 17:05

 

Parallel Session: 3

Oral Presentations – Topic: Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Chairperson: Professor Vanessa Steenkamp (Deputy Dean: Teaching & Learning)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

Parallel Session: 4

Workshop:  Mental Health Interactive

Chairperson: Professor Gerhard Grobler (Head of Clinical Unit Psychiatry, University of Pretoria)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

E-Poster PresentationsTopic: Resilience in Health Systems

 

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building - Foyer

DAY 2: 24 August 2022

Programme Directors: Ms Nthabiseng Nkojoana, Mr Michael Stark and Dr Emmanuel Matsebetlela

08:30 - 08:50

Third Keynote Address

Topic: Resilience in Health Systems

Presenter: Professor Quinette Louw (Executive Head of the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Studies at Stellenbosch University)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

09:00 - 09:40

Panel DiscussionTopic: Resilience in Health Systems

Chairperson: Dr Saiendhra Moodley (Public Health Medicine Specialist, University of Pretoria)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Square

09:50 - 10:30

 

 

 

 

 

Parallel Session: 5

Oral Presentations – Topic: Resilience in Health Systems

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

Parallel Session: 6

Workshop: Personalised Healthcare Interactive

Chairperson: Prof Kitty Uys (HOD: Occupational Therapy – University of Pretoria)   

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

E-Poster PresentationsTopic: Disruptive Technologies

 

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building - Foyer

10:30 - 11:00

 

MORNING REFRESHMENTS

11:00 - 11:40

Panel DiscussionTopic: Lessons learned from COVID-19 panel discussion

Chairperson: Prof Tivani Mashamba-Thompson (Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Square

11:50 -12:30

Parallel Session: 7

Open Access Q&A session: Library and Research Office

Chairperson: Ms Kabelo Kgarosi (Assistant Director: Faculty of Health Sciences Libraries)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

Parallel Session: 8

SoapBox

Chairperson: Prof Leanne Sykes

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

12:30 - 13:20

 

LUNCH BREAK (add the VC’s Blurb)

Programme Director:  Dr Emmanuel Matsebatlela

13:30 - 13:50

Fourth Keynote Address

Topic: The Future Research Terrain

Presenter: Professor Eric Buch (Professor, Health Policy and Management – SHSPH)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

14:00 - 14:40

Panel DiscussionTopic: The Future Research Terrain

Chairperson: Professor Flavia Senkubuge (Deputy Dean: Stakeholder Relations)

 

Venue: Tswelopele Square

14:50 - 15:30

Parallel Session: 9

Oral PresentationsTopic: The Future Research Terrain

 

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

Parallel Session: 10

Undergraduate session:

Round table discussion on Research myths from the perspective of undergraduate students

 

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

15:40 - 16:10

Awards Ceremony: Professor Sunil Maharaj - Vice-Principal: Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Education

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

16:10 - 16:20

Closing remarks: Professor Tivani Mashamba-Thompson (Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies)

Venue: Tswelopele Building – Lecture Hall

16:30 - 

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