Research Support : Research Entities 2013

RESEARCH SUPPORT

Research Entities

Research Centres of Excellence

Entity Director

Centre of Excellence for Nutrition (CEN)

Centre for Space Research

Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacen)

Prof Johann Jerling

Prof Stefan Ferreira

Prof Jeanetta du Plessis

 

Research Units

Entity Director

Unit for Language and Literature in the South African Context

Unit for Business Mathematics and Informatics

Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management

Unit for Reformed Theology and the Development of the SA Society

Unit for Development in the South African Constitutional State

Unit for Energy Systems

Africa Unit for Trans-disciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR)

Unit for Economic & Management Sciences (WorkWell)

Edu-HRight

Prof Justus Roux

Prof Jan Fourie

Prof Leon van Rensburg

Prof Francois Viljoen

Prof Willemien du Plessis

Prof Albert Helberg

Prof Annamarie  Kruger

Prof Jaco Pienaar

Prof Cornelia Roux

 

Research Focus Areas

Entity Director

Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society (TREES)

Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation (PhASRec)

Social Transformation

Chemical Resource Beneficiation (CRB)

Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART)

Understanding & Processing Language in Complex Settings (UPSET)

Optimal Expression of Individual, Social and Institutional Potential  (OPTENTIA)

Quality in Nursing and Midwifery  (INSINQ)

Material Science Innovation and Modelling  (MaSIM)

Prof Melville Saayman

Prof Hanlie Moss

Prof André Duvenhage
Prof Manie Vosloo
Prof Rudolf Schutte

Prof Bertus van Rooy

Prof Ian Rothmann

Dr Karin Minnie

Prof Eno Ebenso

 

Research Niche Areas

Entity Director

Musical Arts in South Africa : Resources and Applications (MASARA)

Medicine Usage in South Africa (MUSA)

Food Security and Safety in the North West Province

Population and Health

Multilingual Speech Technologies (MuST)

Trade and Development  (TRADE)

Prof Hetta Potgieter

Prof Martie Lubbe

Prof Simeon Materechera

Prof Akim Mturi

Prof Etienne Barnard

Prof Wilma Viviers

 

Hosted Research Entities (Centre, Platform, Institute)

Entity Director

DST NWU  Pre-Clinical Drug Development Platform (PCDDP)

TIA Centre for Human Metabonomics

DST HySA Infrastructure Centre of Competence in Hydrogen                

the tdi Centre for Advanced Manufacturing

DST Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Prof Anne Grobler

Prof Chris Vorster

Dr Dmitri Bessarabov

Mr Danie Vorster

Prof Simeon Materechera

 

Commercial Research Entities

Entity Director

Centre for Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Services

Prof Banie Boneschans

 

South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI)

Chair

Nuclear Engineering

Astrophysics and Space Physics

Early Detection and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Africa

Coal Research

Biofuels Research

Computational Chemistry

Prof Pieter Rousseau

Prof Markus Boettcher

Prof Alta Schutte

Prof John Bunt

Prof Sanette Marx

Vacant

Eskom Chair

Chair

Emission Control

Prof Stuart Piketh
Prof Ray Everson