Article by Joubert, F., E. Steyn, and L. Pretorius, selected as the Editor’s Choice (January 2021) by the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
Posted on January 15, 2021
The following article was selected as the Editor’s Choice (January 2021) by the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.
Joubert, F., E. Steyn, and L. Pretorius, Using the HAZOP Method to Conduct a Risk Assessment on the Dismantling of Large Industrial Machines and Associated...
IAMOT 2021, Cairo, Egypt (19-23 September 2021)
Posted on January 07, 2021
IAMOT is the international organization dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in Management of Technology (MOT), Education, Research and Application. The 30th International Conference will be held in Cairo, Egypt 19-23 September 2021.
Dr Rudolph Oosthuizen appointed as Technical Officer of the South Africa Chapter of INCOSE.
Posted on December 09, 2020
Prof Elma van der Lingen, Chair Graduate School of Technology Management, would like to congratulate Dr Rudolph Oosthuizen on his appointment as Technical Officer of the South Africa Chapter of INCOSE.
South Africa has failed to harness the digital revolution: how it can fix the problem- Prof David Walwyn and Laurens Cloete (The Conversation, 4 November 2020)
Posted on November 09, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a migration from physical work spaces in many sectors of the economy to online, digital services, supported by staff working from home. Parts of the economy such as mining, manufacturing and hospitality still require workers to be physically present. But...
"Senekal inspirasie vir saamwerk" - Dr Giel Bekker (Beeld 20 October 2020)
Posted on October 30, 2020
Dr Giel Bekker, a senior lecturer in project management and quality management at the University of Pretoria, who comes from Senekal and still owns property in the town, facilitates the project with the team of Senekal to rebuild the town.
Virtual Public Seminar: (25 November 2020) - Exploring the branches of the Systems Landscape... Think Systems...Act Systems...Do Systems. Brigitte Daniel-Allegro, Senior Expert in System Thinking and Dependability Design
Posted on October 29, 2020
Technologies, communications and wide scale accessibility to information have reshaped the essence of work in any enterprise. It is not only a matter of solving new & more complex problems but the key point is to be able to understand the fuzzy, chaotic, changing situation of the environment...
Virtual Public Seminar (13 August): Dr Chris Tyler - Science advice in National Parliaments: Research, practice and ways forwards
Posted on October 27, 2020
On 13 August 2020 the GSTM held a public seminar where Dr Chris Tyler, Director of Research and Policy at University College London's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, presented his research titled Science advice in National Parliaments: Research, practice and...
Online as the ‘new normative’ will damage public interests
Posted on October 07, 2020
Teaching practice at universities across South Africa has been radically changed following the COVID-19 pandemic and the cessation of contact sessions. Students have been unable to attend lectures, stay in university-managed residences or enjoy normal campus life. They have been forced to work...