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Apr

The South African Chemical Institute (Eastern Cape) showcase a Career and Innovation Day at Rhodes University.
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09

May

Whilst it is obvious our curricula in higher education need to change to better accommodate student needs, it is less obvious what is needed and how such changes can be implemented.
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28

Jun

1980 to 1995 Old Rhodians are invited to attend the Homecoming Weekend and Alumni Reunion on the 28th and 29th June.

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Giving language a universal voice: The journey to reviving, resuscitating and reigniting isiXhosa after 30 years

Hlumela Palesa Mkabile, a recent Masters in Linguistics graduate of Rhodes University, has opted to explore dynamic and versatile research about the Xhosa language in her thesis, which is the first of its kind in over 30 years.

WATER WEEKLY 7 | 17 April 2019

Professor Tally Palmer from the Institute for Water Research (IWR) has been announced as the recipient of the 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Award for Community Engagement, for her ground-breaking work in ecological justice and water sustainability.

Water resource PhD graduate to continue the legacy of Professor O’Keeffe

Matthew Weaver, who recently graduated with his PhD in Water Resource Science, was the last doctoral student supervised by the late Emeritus Professor Jay O’Keeffe, Founding Director of the Institute for Water Research (IWR).

Rhodes University honours Masters and PhD students at special event

The Rhodes University Postgraduate Hall hosted a dinner in honour of new Masters and PhD graduates on 13 April 2019 at the Bantu Steve Biko Oppidan Dining Hall.

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Forensic linguistics holds promise for South Africa’s legal system

Most people are familiar with the tenets of forensic science: the pieces of evidence found at a crime scene that, thanks to technology, can be interpreted to provide solutions. But not many are aware that another discipline, forensic linguistics, can play a valuable role in interpreting evidence.

African elephants in literature – lessons in exploitation and compassion

About 15 years ago I was in a Minneapolis conference centre, about to deliver a paper on elephants in Southern African fiction, when I encountered a curious local in an elevator.

South Africa’s jobs summit failed to tackle the hard issues

South Africa recently hosted a Jobs Summit that brought key stakeholders –government, business and labour – under one roof to find better ways of tackling the country’s stubbornly high unemployment rate.

South African journalism’s problems are bigger than ethics: they’re about ethos

When the editor of the Sunday Times in South Africa, Bongani Siqoko, published an apology in the newspaper earlier this month he surely set a new precedent in the country’s journalism.

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Rhodes JMS to host the first African Digital Media Research Methods Symposium

The School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University is excited to announce the First African Digital Media Research Methods Symposium.

Four prestigious PhD/PostDoc scholarships available. Apply now.

The School of Journalism and Media Studies would like to invite driven, research interested candidates to apply for PhD and post-doctoral scholarships in the department. We are running two research-driven projects, and invite interested parties to apply for funding. We are looking for exceptional students committed to a research career who have demonstrated critical thinking in their approach to previous study. Black South African and women candidates are urged to apply – and preference will be given to historically disadvantaged individuals.

2019 SARB CEJ Scholarship

The South African Reserve Bank Center for Economic Journalism has opened the application process for students interested in obtaining the prestigious South African Reserve Bank Scholarships in Economics Journalism.

The Open Society Investigative Journalism Commemorative Fellowships

To mark its 25th year in South Africa, the Open Society Foundation for South Africa, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and Rhodes University, are launching a special programme to grow the next generation of investigative reporters.

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Research Report 2017

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Institutional Development Plan

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Community Engagement

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Rhodos 2017

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