Posts tagged as UJ

Recognised for a life dedicated to science, engineering and technology

  The minister of science and technology, Nalendi Pandor, presented a lifetime achievement award to Prof. Nicolas Beukes at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards ceremony. Prof. Beukes was recognised for his outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation in South Africa over many years. The National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) held a […]

Empowering students to create tech-sector jobs

  The University of Johannesburg (UJ) aims to incubate thousands of new youth-driven businesses in the technology sector in the next few years in a partnership with Finnish university Laurea, said UJ’s Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ihron Rensburg recently. The university wants to see its students and other young people start businesses valuable to the economy, says Prof. […]

A year of achievements celebrated at annual banquet

  SAIMC president Vinesh Maharaj, in his presidential overview at the annual banquet held on Friday 2 October in Johannesburg,  said  that during the past year the institute has made progress on several fronts. He said the African Automation Fair 2015 held in May had been an outstanding success with over 4399 visitors which is […]