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Wednesday, 17 July 2019
The 2019 cohort of MPhil and Doctoral students

The 2019 cohort of MPhil and Doctoral students attended a 2-week orientation before embarking on their studies. Feedback received from those in attendance felt that it was a very supportive environment and there was good scaffolding of the content.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 12:30
Elmi's PhD Defence

On the photo with Elmi are Prof Dr. Henk Schmidt (promotor) and associate Professor Silvia Mamede (co-promotor).

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 09:15
Piloting new technologies with Aweza and UCT students
Piloting new technologies with Aweza and UCT students

Aweza is an initiative that develops digital tools to overcome language barriers in South Africa. With the help and support of Shawco Health and some of its members, Aweza had the opportunity to run controlled user testing and user feedback generation around their newly developed AwezaMed Mobile Application.


Publication Date:
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 11:15
PhDs travel to research land

Professor Michael Samuel presented a workshop titled The PhD Research Process, jointly hosted by the Department of Health Sciences Education and the Department of Family Medicine on Thursday, 23 August 2019. It was attended by postgraduate students, supervisors and all interested in doctoral studies from both departments. He delved into topics such as the role of the PhD student and supervisor, the relationship between theoretical framework and methodology, the pragmatics of methodology and the importance of alignment.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 08:00