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Fascinating book on SA inventions

A grouting machine, world-renowned chutney and an enviro-loo are some of the imaginative products invented in the Eastern Cape and which are featured in a new coffee table book called What a Great Idea! by former East Londoner and Rhodes University ichthyology professor Mike Bruton.

Transforming working and learning in a local and global context

The 10th International Researching Work and Learning (RWL) Conference is underway at Rhodes University until Friday 8th December 2017.

Council decides about the future of the name of Rhodes University

At its meeting held on 30 November 2017, the Rhodes University Council considered a number of issues, the most pertinent of which being that of the University’s name.

Legendary scientist inspires black excellence

Professor of Science, Tebello Nyokong is a legend. This week she became the first recipient of the Black Science, Technology & Engineering Professionals (BSTEP) Excellence Award.

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Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals

Every day academics wade through emails riddled with spelling errors promising almost immediate publication of their research.

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa - the past in the present

For most people, the police were the face of apartheid representing force against the majority of the South African population, without whose consent the state ruled.

South Africa’s finance minister fails to come up with the goods

Given the gloomy political and economic environment in South Africa a great deal was expected from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s first budgetary statement.

Leadership in question

Very many South Africans are worried about the character and quality of leadership of the country and continue to hear allegations of corruption against more and more people.

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Sport, a great teacher of successful living

Former South African hockey goalkeeper and Director for Diocesan School for Girls Sport, Chris Hebbert, used sport as a metaphor to illustrate how society should ideally function in order for the greatness of previous generations to be passed on to the next.

Archery ace Yashin set for Argentina

Rhodes University Archery Club member, Yashin Naidoo has been selected to represent South Africa at the 2017 World Archery Youth Championships being held in Rosario, Argentina from 2 to 8 October.

Rhodes improves in RMB Boat Race

The 2017 Boat Races held last weekend at the Kowie River in Port Alfred showcased South Africa’s top rowing institutions in a three-day competition, with the University of Pretoria and the University of Johannesburg being crowned men’s and women’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) champions respectively.

Coach Carlos joins Rhodes Rugby

As Rhodes University Rugby Club bids coach Qondakele Sompondo a hearty farewell, they welcome Coach Qondani ‘Carlos’ Katywa to their rugby stable. The 31-year-old Port Elizabeth-born Katywa has coached at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), and has extensive experience both as a player and a manager.

Putting the RAD in POSTGRAD!

Rhodes JMS offers various study opportunities for Postgraduate studies. Find out more here!

New postgraduate programme in Media and Social Belonging

A new research programme in Media and Social Belonging is being launched in the School of Journalism and Media Studies from 2018, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation. Here's how to apply!

Tribute to a former JMS team member, Govin Reddy

Media intellectual and activist, Govin Reddy, who passed away recently, was the first director of the Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership (SPIML).

JMS alumnus gets his Star Wars dream

JMS alumnus, Evert Lombaert, has been working with GQ South Africa magazine for the past 11 years. During this time, he has interviewed many interesting celebrities but nothing compared to meeting his idol Mark Hamill from the Star Wars movie series.

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Research Report 2017

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Staff Newsletter May 2017

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Exchange December Edition

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Staff Newsletter 4th Quarter 2016

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