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Engagement Office

Ms Bianca Currie (Sustainability Research Unit, George Campus), Dr Belinda du Plooy (CAEC, Colloquium Organiser), Dr Gletwyn Rubidge (Chemistry), Prof Janine Adams (Sustainability Research Unit), Prof Johan van Niekerk (Information Technology), Mr Ronald Leppan (Information Technology), Prof Hennie van As (Law), Mr Trevor Stroud (Mechanical Engineering), Ms Isabel van Gend (AMTC), Prof Ernst Ferg (UYilo, eNtsa), Ms Nyaradzo Dhliwayo (AEON), Mr Barry Morkel (AEON)

NMMU 2nd Engagement Colloquium - 4 November 2015

North Campus Conference Centre, 8am - 3pm

PROGRAMME

To view PowerPoint slide shows of any of the individual presentions:

click on the appropriate presentation document from the list of downloadable documents ('Files you can Download') on the right of this page.

Welcome : Aims and Objectives of the Colloquium

Prof Andrew Leitch, DVC: R&E

 

Engagement at NMMU: 10 Year Review

Prof George de Lange, Director: CAEC

 

BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES THEME 1: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

Prof Danie Hattingh, eNtsa, EBEIT - 2013 Engagement Excellence Award winner

 

Mr Trevor Stroud and Mr Bryndan Roberts, Mechanical Engineering, EBEIT - NMMU Racing: DibaE and Baja Bug

 

Prof Ernst Ferg, eNtsa, EBEIT – Uyilo e-Mobility Project

 

Discussion, questions and comments

BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES THEME 2: CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTY

Prof Hennie van As, Centre for Law in Action, Faculty of Law – Centre for Law in Action projects & 2015 Engagement Excellence Award winner

 

Prof Johan van Niekerk, Information Technology, EBEIT – Cyber Safety & 2015 Engagement Excellence Award winner

 

Dr Tim Pittaway, Agriculture and Game Ranch Management, Faculty of Science – Community Food Security Projects & 2015 Engagement Emerging Excellence Award winner

 

Discussion, questions and comments

BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES THEME 3: ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND CONSERVATION

Ms Bianca Currie, George Campus, Sustainability Research Unit – SRU Ecosystem Stewardship for Sustainability & 2015 Engagement Excellence Award winner

Mr Barry Morkel and Ms Nyaradzo Dhliwayo, AEON, Faculty of Science – Karoo Shale Gas and AEON Earth Stewardship  Projects

Prof Janine Adams, Sustainability Research Unit and Faculty of Science – Fresh Water Estuaries and Shallow Water Conservation Projects

Discussion, questions and comments

BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES THEME 4: STEM EDUCATION

Mr Ronald Leppan, Information Technology, EBEIT - LegoRobotics

 

Ms Isabel van Gend, AMTC, EBEIT – STEM in Action

Dr Gletwyn Rubidge, Chemistry department, Faculty of Science – Science to Schools Outreach Project

Discussion, questions and comments

BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES THEME 5: HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Ms Lisa Currin, UCLIN and Psychology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences – University Clinic (UCLIN) and Missionvale Bambanani Project

Prof Rosa du Randt, Department of Biokinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences – Biokinetics and Sport Science (BSSU) Projects

 

Ms Rhoda Goremucheche – CAEC and Faculty of Health Sciences – Transnet Phelophepa Train Projects

 

Discussion, questions and comments

Vote of thanks, summary and closure – Prof George de Lange

 

Contact information
Dr Belinda Du Plooy
Manager: Engagement
Tel: 27 41 504 3083
Belinda.duPlooy@nmmu.ac.za