Tuesday, 05 September 2017

A celebration of research excellence at CPUT

EXHIBITION: CPUT’s research prowess will be on display at its inaugural Research Festival on 11 September. EXHIBITION: CPUT’s research prowess will be on display at its inaugural Research Festival on 11 September.

CPUT researchers will showcase their work and the impact they have on society at a Research Festival in the Major Sports Hall on 11 September.

“The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is proud of its suite of Research Technology and Innovation programmes, which contribute significantly to societal well-being through activities that are aligned to regional, national and international imperatives,” says Prof Marshall Sheldon, Acting DVC for Research.

“I would like to personally invite all staff members, postgraduate students and their guest to the festival, which is a first for the university,” she adds.

The Design, Development and Research (DDR) Symposium for masters and doctoral students will take place on the same day.

The themes for the Research Festival include Space, Earth, Water, People and Industry.

The objectives of festival are to, among others:

  • Attract prospective students to CPUT’s exciting technological development space;
  • Provide industry with an understanding of CPUT’s research, technology and innovation capacity; and
  • Enhance institutional–industry collaboration in applied research and innovation.

For more information about the Research Festival contact Ansu Colditz on email at ansuc@millenniumtravel.co.za. To register for the DDR Symposium email Arnaud Nzawou at NzawouA@cput.ac.za or Adele Braaf at adelebraaf@gmail.com.

Written by Abigail Calata