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...
Put your hands together for Dr Mardé Helbig – winner of the NSTF Emerging Researcher award
Posted on July 03, 2019
Dr Mardé Helbig is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria.
Teaching and Learning Awards 2019
Posted on May 31, 2019
Several Teaching and Learning awards were recently handed out to staff members of the EBIT Faculty members. The following staff members received recognition for their contribution to Teaching and Learning in their respective departments.
Exciting new degree offered from 2020: BIT (Information Systems)
Posted on March 03, 2019
Since ICT skills are still scarce skills in South Africa, skilled information and
communications technology (ICT) professionals are in high demand. This skills
shortage will be addressed by the new Bachelor of Information Technology
degree with specialisation in Information Systems, BIT...
Hyper-heuristics: Theory and applications by Nelishia Pillay and Rong Qu
Posted on August 27, 2018
Natural computing is one of the most exciting developments in computer science, and there is a growing consensus that it will become a major field in computer science in this country.
School of Information Technology Research Day 22/06/18
Posted on June 08, 2018
You are cordially invited to the School of Information Technology Research Day
The Informatics Department receives 5.4 million worth of bursaries for 50 deserving students
Posted on May 24, 2018
The University of Pretoria, Informatics Department in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology received R 5,4 million for bursaries from BANKSETA for the 2018 period for 50 bursaries.
‘Artificial intelligence: Myth or reality for the 4th industrial revolution?’ - Inaugural Address of Prof Nelishia Pillay
Posted on May 15, 2018
Congratulations to Prof Pillay the HOD for the Department of Computer Science, who delivered her inaugural address on 8 May in the Senate Hall at the University of Pretoria.