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Warning to media: build personalised ties or say goodbye

Financially-troubled mainstream media and their journalists need to work harder to build strong personalised relationships with their audiences or kiss their centuries-old businesses goodbye.

Community engagement as a tool for decolonisation and transformation

Professor Jacqueline Akhurst, 2017 recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Community Engagement Award, presented a lecture on Community Based Service Learning (CBSL) as part of Rhodes University’s Community Engagement Week on campus last night.

Rhodes honours Chaka Chaka, Judge Moseneke

Rhodes University will host an event in Johannesburg on Friday, 11 May 2018 to honour two of their Honorary Doctorates, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Judge Dikgang Moseneke.

Twenty-three universities gather for annual symposium

As part of Rhodes University’s Community Engagement Week (CE Week), delegates from 23 different universities gathered at the National English Literary Museum (NELM) in Grahamstown for the 4th annual Community Engagement & Social Innovation Symposium, done in partnership with Durban University of Technology

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T-learning as Seedbed of Transformation

Qualities and processes of learning and change are seldom given the depth perspective needed in transformations to sustainability research

Seedbeds of Transformation in Africa

The Conference aimed to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in synergy to industry, community interests, the political sectors, and society, framing these discussions in how best to situate these SDGs within the African context.

T-learning Case Study Updates: End of Year 2

The T-learning research programme being implemented by the ELRC for the International Social Sciences Transformations to Sustainability Research Programme is already in its third year of implementation. This short blog piece shares a brief update from all of the nine country case studies being developed in this research programme.

Transdisciplinary PhD Journeys

The transdisciplinary triple jump: A three-part movement in which PhD scholars must learn about paying attention to scientific rigour and excellence, societal relevance and engagement, and self-respect and care (Graphic by Caydn Barker).

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