Department of Information Science hosts successful CODATA-RDA Research Data Summer School 2020
Posted on February 01, 2020
The Department of Information Science, in collaboration with DIRISA, SADiLaR and NeDICC, hosted the CODATA-RDA Research Data Summer School from 13-24 January 2020 at the University of Pretoria. The CODATA-RDA Research Data Summer School is widely represented, with international directors from the...
CODATA-RDA Research Data Summer School
Posted on January 27, 2020
The University of Pretoria’s Department of Information Science in collaboration with the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA), South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) and Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC) presented a...
Library Staff attend lecture by Prof Heidi Julien from the University at Buffalo
Posted on July 25, 2018
Heidi Julien is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Library & Information Studies at the University at Buffalo. Her research and teaching interests focus on digital literacy and information behaviour. She has served as editor of the Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science...
Prof Olívia Pestana – Global Mobility Programme
Posted on March 14, 2018
On 13 March 2018, the Department of Information Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology welcomed Professor Olívia Pestana from the University of Porto in Portugal.
Visit by academic from University of Loughborough (UK)
Posted on October 02, 2015
Dr Janet Harrison from the University of Loughborough (UK) visits the University of Pretoria
Developing an ethical African information society through education
Posted on June 29, 2015
The evolution of information has brought its own set of challenges and ethical questions, such as questions about ownership, privacy, the ‘digital divide’ and e-waste.
Posted on May 11, 2015
Professor Theo Bothma attends conferences in Germany and Spain!
Dr Beth le Roux to publish book with Brill
Posted on April 23, 2015
Dr Beth le Roux, co-ordinator of the publishing studies course, is publishing a book based on her PhD called The Social History of University Presses in Apartheid South Africa.