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UWC Research Week 2020: Global Impact, Local Relevance 28 September to 02 October 2020

UWC Research Week 2020: Global Impact, Local Relevance 28 September to 02 October 2020

(Published - 21 September 2020)

 

 

 

 

Monday, 28 September
Global Citizenship
Tuesday, 29 September Education and Well-Being Wednesday, 30 September
Promoting an inclusive society
Thursday, 01 October
Health and Zero Hunger
Friday, 02 October Economic and Environmental sustainability

Research Week Opening

Prof J Frantz
10:00 - 10:15

Prof Martin Ooshuizen (CHEC) Ms Carol Wright (City of CT) Ms Jennica Beukes (UCT)
Prof Abimbola Windapo (UCT)
Mr Tristan Gorges
(WC Govnt)

Panel Discussion

Facilitator: Lois Time: 10:15 - 12:15

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At-risk groups Dr Maggie Naidoo

Sparkle Brush Programme and children on the autism spectrum 20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins (Individual presentations)

Dr Karin Daniels
Early Childhood Development Scorecard
20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins (Individual presentations)

Facilitator: Mario Smith Time: 10:00 - 12:00

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Innovation and Infrastructure

Academic Libraries leading the Open Access Movement under the SDG theme:
Building Inclusive Societies Dr Reggie Raju (UCT); Open access in a social justice paradigm.
Dr S Neerputh; E. Tise (SUN)

Individual presentations 20 mins P 10 Q&A

Facilitator: Shirlene Time: 10:00 - 12:00

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Good health and well being (UWC COVID research)

(Individual presentations) Prof Megan Shaw
15 mins, Q&A  5 mins

Prof Riaan Mulder 15 mins , Q&A  5 mins

Dr Emma McKinney 15 mins, Q&A 5 mins

(round table below)

Prof Newell Johnson (Griffith University, AUS)
Prof Rob Barrie Prof Jos Hille

40 minutes, 10 mins Q&A

Facilitator: M Viccari Time: 10:00 - 12:00

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Sustainable cities and communities

AI and Data driven systems in education

Prof Mmaki Jantjies 20 min P, 10 mins Q&A (Individual presentations)

Panel Discussion Prof Shaun Pather
Community Network Space

Mr George Finger (DBSA) Professor Alison Gillwald (UCT) Dr Carlos Rey-Moreno (APC)
Dr Cassandra Gabriels(G&A)

Realising the Benefits of the Digital Ecosystem in
Rural South Africa: Policy, Regu- lation and Implementation issues

40 mins 10 mins Q&A Facilitator: Thabile Time: 10:00 - 12:00

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Internationalization in Higher Education

Prof Jose Frantz (UWC),
Dr Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo
(UNESCO),
Prof Rod Uphoff (UMS)
Mologadi Makwela (UWC, CoE in Food Security, PhD Candidate at UCT)

Discussion of Global Citizenship
preference

15 min presentation each (60
mins), 15 min Q&A
Facilitator: Umesh Bawa
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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webinar.

Quality education and Well-being

20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins(For all each) (Individual presentations)

Prof Rouaan Maarman
Quality of Basic Education

Prof Shazly Savahl
Children's perspectives on their
lives and well-being: A comparative
analysis across 35 countries

Dr Dominique Anderson
Biobanking Educational Book
CONFIRMED

Facilitator: Greeta Geerts
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

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webinar.

Peace and Justice

Panel
40 mins and 10 mins Q&A

Trading justice for peace.

Prof John Klaasen, UWC
Ray Alfred , Vancouver School of Theology, Canada

Tore Johnsen VID Specialized
University, Oslo

Kristen Petersen
"COVID-19, the criminal justice
system and oversight"

Prof Rod Uphoff (UMS)
“The Innocence Project”
20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins
(Individual presentations)

Facilitator: Prof Julian May
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

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Good Health and Wellbeing

Dr Liezel Ennion "Therapeutic use of a vibrating insole to prevent amputation in
patients with Diabetes."20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins(Individual presentation)

Prof Ralf Henkel
Male Reproductive Health and
Sexual Dysfunction: A Proxy of
General Health?
20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins
(Individual presentation)

Prof Anthea Rhoda
Prof Conran Joseph
Dr Eugene Nizeyimana

Improving Health Systems for
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in
South Africa and Sweden: A
novel investigation of processes
and outcomes"

Individual presentations
Each person 15 mins present, 5 mins Q&A
Facilitator: Ana
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

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Affordable and Clean Energy and Water

Prof Chris Arendse
Solar panel material
20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins
(Individual presentations)

Prof Leslie Petrik
Persistent organic pollutants in
the marine environment'

20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins
(Individual presentations)

Facilitator: B Fielding Prof
Time: 14:00 – 15:15

Closing Remarks 5 mins (BF)

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Internationalization in Higher Education

Prof Jose Frantz (UWC), Dr Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo (UNESCO), Prof Rod Uphoff (UMS) Mologadi Makwela (UWC, CoE in Food Security, PhD Candidate at UCT)

Discussion of Global Citizenship preference

15 min presentation each (60 mins), 15 min Q&A
Facilitator: Umesh Bawa
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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New imaginaries for gender and
sexual justice: pedagogical and
research initiatives to make a
difference

Prof Tammy Shefer
Dr Carmine Rustin,
Wanelisa Xaba
Thandiwe Msebenzi
New imaginaries for gender and
sexual justice project
40 mins, 5/10 Q

Ebenezer Durojaye / Robert
Nanima (Dr Nanima to present)

'Two Strange Bedfellows? Public
Health and Human Rights in
COVID-19 Era
20 mins P, Q&A 5/10 mins each
(Individual presentations)

Facilitator: Prof Michelle Andipatin
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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Gender equity and reduced
inequalities (GBV in HE)

Prof Jane Bennet (UCT)
Dr Benita Moolman (UCT)
Ms Crystal Dicks (Tekano)

Panel Discussion
40 mins and 10 mins Q&A

Facilitator: Mary Hames
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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webinar.

Zero Hunger and Clean Water Prof Marshall Keyster Microbial biofertilizers
20 mins P, Q&A 5-10 mins

Panel discussion below
Prof Ndiko Ludidi
Prof David Mendoza-Cozatl Prof
Robert Sharp (UMS)

Drought tolerant crops
40min P, 10min Q&A

Facilitator: Prof B Mezmur
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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