Science relies on numeric quantification, which can be traced back to Euclid, Galileo, and Newton. While  many now take this success for granted, some scientists have pondered the “unreasonable effectiveness ...
Mkhululi Mabija and Paul Castles as a librettist-compose team working on two companion pieces of alternative music theatre.  The road between the desert and the ocean explores what it is to have lived...
The main purpose of this project is to interrogate whether the challenges faced by the new generation of African constitutions to enhance the prospects for constitutionalism was due, inter alia, to their...
This project deals with the representation of the narrating animal in present-day African texts written in English, French and Portuguese. What these texts have in common is that they use the animal narrator...
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is projected to have the greatest global rate of increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) over the next 20 years. Within SSA, South Africa (SA) has the highest number of people...
Antibiotic resistant is a global problem that will only increase over time and is further highly relevant for the tuberculosis patients of South Africa. New drug targets and new approaches to develop novel...
What influence does living or working in a given area, an area delimited –even if informally – from its surroundings, have on those inside and those outside this distinct area? The insiders may...
In addition to their well known functions in the controlling infections, immune cells and inflammatory reactions play crucial roles in metabolic and neurodegenerative diseases, such as obesity and Alzheimer’s...
Charles Darwin jotted in his notebook in 1838, ‘He who understands the baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.’ Essentially, I am trying to answer Darwin’s call. I want to...
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is the current initiative to form the world’s largest free-trade zone in terms of number of countries. It appears to follow the European integration...
My research, based in close discourse analysis of primary and secondary medical and legal literatures, offers a history of the hepatitis B virus and vaccine development in the period from 1940 to 1988....
The increasing digitalisation of international trade deepens globalisation, and data flows play a key role in this transformation. With its rise as an information superpower, China is reshaping global...