Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST)

CREST hosts five post-graduate programmes in Monitoring and Evaluation Studies and Science and Technology Studies.

The Centre also hosts the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP) and the SARCHI Chair in Science Communication (SciCOM).

New book reflects on the cultural authority of science

The cultural authority of science is the focus of a new book that was launched on 6 November 2018 as part of the SciCOM100 conference at Stellenbosch University. The book, “The Cultural Authority of Science: Comparing across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas”, with Martin Bauer (London School of Economics), Petra Pansegrau (Bielefeld University) and Rajesh Shukla (People Research on India’s Consumer Economy, India), is published by Routledge.

Doctoral supervision training across Africa now online

The DIES/CREST online Course for Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates at African Universities – the first course of its kind in Africa – has attracted a diverse group of participants from across Africa. The course kicks off on Monday 15 October 2018 and will run for eight weeks.