Research Support

Notice Board

Attention: All Academic Staff Members Employed at the NWU

You are invited to take part in a research study titled: "How do academics cope with occupational stress?" by completing an online questionnaire that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.


For more information and to participate in this research project, please download and carefully read through the document:

How do academics cope with occupational stress?


Attention: All NWU Researchers, Students and Support Staff


Research Conversation Series - Research Data: New Opportunities in the Digital Age

Michelle Willmers and Thomas King (both from the Centre for Innovation in Learning & Teaching, UCT) will share their experience in terms of opportunities that are arising as more datasets are becoming available in digital format, how to share data legally, ethically, and responsibly, and what the positive impact of data sharing is for researchers and research projects.

Date: Thursday, 20 April 2017

Time: 11:00-13:00

Venue: Online



CODATA : International Training Workshop in Open Data for Better Science

For more information please read through the information leaflet (PDF)

Due Date: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - submit your application by due date to both email addresses provided: and

Application:  All applications should be completed on the designated form (Word), providing all the requested information and an academic CV


eResearch Africa Conference - Data Driving Discovery

This conference provides researchers with the platform to showcase use cases where they are harnessing IT resources to conduct their work and the methods they have in place to process their data.  Technological platforms and methods  will be showcased to demonstrate researchers’ ability to generate, collect, share, process, analyse, store and retrieve information -  showcased in international keynotes, community presentations and workshops.

Date: 2-5 May 2017

Venue: University of Cape Town (UCT) and University of Stellenbosch (US)

Registration: Please register online to participate: