Presentations

2014

  • Boshoff, N. (2014). Mapping the categories and overlapping roles of stakeholders in university research in Nigeria and South Africa. Paper presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan (13-19 July 2014).
  • Boshoff, N. (2014).The postdoctoral landscape in South Africa with specific reference to the postdoctoral experience. Presentation given at the SARIMA Capacity Building Breakaway for Postdocs, STIAS, Stellenbosch (22 September 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Doctoral education and supervisory styles, CHET, Clocktower, (16 May 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). South African doctoral education: Models of supervision and supervisory styles, CHET, Clocktower, (16 May 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Science and Innovation in Africa- Some preliminary observations. STIAS, (6 June 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Science in Africa. Conference of Montreal, (11 June 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Mapping Social Sciences Research in South Africa. Overview of results. DFID, (19 June 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan Africa, Supported by the IDRC. NRF (20 June 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). The bibliometric challenge of measuring research performance (and quality). SU Research Indaba, (22 August 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Measuring differentiation in knowledge production at SA universities. Differentiation Seminar, (3 October 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Research performance measurement/ metrics, RDF Workshop, (5 November 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Excelleration- A roadmap for a centre of excellence. Scientific Launch Conference, (6 November 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). The bibliometric challenge of measuring research performance (and quality). HERANA Seminar, (19 November 2014).
  • Mouton, J. (2014). Mapping Social Sciences Research in South Africa. Critical perspectives on the ASSAf Humanities consensus report, (9 December 2014).
 

2013
  • Boshoff, N. (2013). After the postdoc – The experiences of past postdoctoral fellows at South African universities. Presentation given at the Research Directors Forum, the Wallenberg Conference Centre, STIAS, Stellenbosch (11 October 2013).
  • Boshoff, N. (2013). Knowledge utilisation and research-based factual knowledge versus practical knowledge of South African winemakers. Plenary speaker at the 3rd Wine Science Research Day hosted by the Department of Viticulture and Oenology and the Institute for Wine Biotechnology, Stellenbosch University (25 June 2013).
  • Boshoff, N. (2013). Integrating practical and factual knowledge of South African winemakers. Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Science in Society, Copernicus Science Centre, Warsaw, Poland (22-23 November 2013).
  • Boshoff, N. (2013). Sources of knowledge of South African winemakers.Presentation given at a meeting of the Technology Transfer Committee of the Wine Industry Network for Expertise and Technology (Winetech)., ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij, Stellenbosch (14 May 2013).
  • Mouton, J. (2013). In pursuit of excellence in research. CUT Research Indaba (21 October 2013).
  • Mouton, J. (2013). Measuring the research performance of SA universities. SATN Conference (3 October 2013).
  • Mouton, J. (2013). Findings of a SA survey of doctoral supervisors. Carnegie Reference Group Meeting (5 February 2013).
  • 2012
  • Boshoff, N. (2012). Research publications of HERANA universities. Presentation given at a meeting of the Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa (HERANA), Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town (30 November 2012).
 

2012
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Measuring differentiation in research production in SA HE, Franschoek, (9 February 2012)
  • Mouton, J. (2012). South African doctoral education: An assessment and report on findings of a survey of doctoral supervision , CHET, Irene Pretoria, (20 February 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). The state of doctoral education in Africa , SARUA , (14 March 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Bibliometric indicators for the evaluation of research performance: SA context and applications, Bibliometrics Seminar , (23 March 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Measuring differentiation in knowledge production at SA universities, HESA Conference on Research and Innovation, (4 April 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). African Science: Context and Challenges, DRUSSA Launch , (18 June 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). The South African Knowledgebase - Are we ready for the knowledge economy?, CPUT , (28 May 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Conceptual tools for post-graduate supervisors , UP, (30 – 31 May 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Crossing disciplinary boundaries: Interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity, UJ Research Seminar, (5 June 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity and modes of knowledge production, GIBS TABR Seminar, (8 June 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). South African doctoral graduate production: Statistics, challenges and supervisory management, CHEC, (10 July 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Measuring differentiation in knowledge production at SA universities, DHET Meeting, (8 August 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). What are the critical success factors for competitive knowledge production?, NWU Mafikeng , (20 August 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Research Performance Assessment: Towards a Framework, RDF Workshop, (4 September 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Measuring differentiation in knowledge production at SA universities, NRF Indaba, (20 September 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Research Performance Assessment: Towards a Framework, NRF Draft Framework, (30 October 2012).
  • Mouton, J. (2012). Factors that enable knowledge production at SA universities, UNISA College of Human Sciences, (30 October 2012).
  • Tijssen, R., Waltman, R. & Van Eck, N.J. (2012).Research Collaboration and the expanding science grid: measuring globalization processes worldwide. Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, STI 2012 Montréal, Montreal, Canada, p. 779-790.
 

2011
  • Mouton, J. (2011).The state of post-graduate training in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and approaches. Conference organized by Carnegie Corporation, Nairobi, Kenya. (February 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Collaborative post-graduate training models: Lessons learnt. Conference organized by Carnegie Corporation, Nairobi, Kenya. (February 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).The state of doctoral training in sub-Saharan Africa: Statistics, Analysis and Challenges. AAU Conference: Spier Estate, Stellenbosch. (April 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Doctoral production in South Africa: Some facts, challenges and a response. UFS Research seminar. (May 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Differentiation in university research output: Some comparative observations. CHET Seminar: Franschoek. (June 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Knowledge production at SA universities: Issues of size, shape, stratification and strength. Library Academy Seminar Series. Mount Fleur: Stellenbosch. (October 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).The knowledge production landscape in SA today. UFS Research Seminar. November 2011.
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Policies that shape(d). knowledge production at SA universities. CHET Workshop: East London. (November 2011).
  • Mouton, J. (2011).Doctoral production and statistics in the social sciences. SU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Strategic Planning. (November 2011).
 

2010
  • Boshoff, N. (2010).Scientific research use and sources of knowledge amongst South African winemakers. Second International Conference on Science in Society, Madrid, Spain (11-13 November 2010).
  • Mouton, J. (2010). Doctoral production in SA: Key facts and programmatic consequences. HESA Research and Innovation Conference, Pretoria (12 March 2010).
  • Mouton, J. (2010). Expansion of the SA journal list: Models, issues and recommendations. DHET Workshop, Stellenbosch (18 August 2010).
  • Mouton, J. (2010). Knowledge production at SA universities Issues of size, shape and stratification. CHET Seminar, Franschhoek.
  • Prozesky, H.E. & Boshoff, N. (2010). Bibliometrics as a tool for measuring gender-specific research performance: An example from South African invasion ecology. Second International Conference on Science in Society, Madrid, Spain (11-13 November 2010).
 

2009
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Policies and instruments to revitalize and strengthen research at African universities. UNESCO Africa Symposium: Designing and Sustaining Systems of Higher Education, Research and Innovation for African Development, Paris, France (4 July 2009).
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Social sciences research in sub-Sahara Africa. World Social Science Forum, Bergen, Norway (10 – 12 May 2009).
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Against method-mania: The logics of research. Keynote address at UJ Winter School on Research Methodology, Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Doctoral output and the SA knowledgebase. NRF Seminar on the PhD in South Africa.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Epistemologies of the social sciences. Seminar at UJ Winter School on Research Methodology, Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Evaluating educational interventions. International Conference on Cognitive Education. Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). NWU Research Profile. Seminar on Research at NWU, Potchefstroom.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). R&D Indicators and the purposes they serve. National Department of Agriculture Workshop, DST, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Reviewing national research systems: A new mapping template. NACI Indicators Workshop, STIAS.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Some more PhD statistics. Seminar at CHE, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). The state of public science in SADC countries. SARUA Conference on SADC Countries, Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). UCT Research Profile. Seminar on Research atUCT, Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). Understanding contemporary philosophy of (social). science. Seminar at Faculty of Education, NWU, Potchefstroom.
  • Mouton, J. (2009). What we know about the South African PhD and what this means for scaling-up production. ASSAF Seminar, Pretoria.
  • Waast, R. & Mouton, J. (2009). Mapping and analyzing research systems: How to ‘breathe dynamics’ into a template. UNESCO International Experts’ Workshop on “Research in diverse social contexts: Tensions, dynamics and challenges, Paris, France (19 – 21 March 2009).
  • Mouton, J. & Waast, R. (2009). Reviewing national research systems: Notes on the country mapping template. UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Paris, France (8 July 2009).
 

2008
  • Boshoff, N. (2008). Intra-regional and international research collaboration of Central African countries. Joint 4S-EASST Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (20-23 August 2008).
  • Mouton, J. (2008). R&D Evaluation: Concepts and issues. National Research Foundation.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). The humanities and social sciences in South Africa today. SU Faculty of Arts, Strategic Planning Seminar.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). The social sciences in 50 years: Conjectures and refutations. UCT Psychology Department Seminar.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). The state of the humanities and social sciences in South Africa today: Statistical and bibliometric evidence. ASSAf Project on Humanities, DST, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). The state of research and PG studies in South Africa today: Fact and challenges. Monash University.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). The strengths of South African science. DVC’s of Research Seminar, STIAS, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. (2008). Understanding social sciences research: Concepts, principles and good practice. US Business School
 

2007
  • Mouton, J. & Boshoff, N. (2007). Human capital and the South African knowledgebase. Presentation given at NACI (1 March 2007).
  • Mouton, J. (2007). Challenges facing the humanities and social sciences in South Africa today. Presentation at the University of Pretoria Faculty of Arts Research Day (16 August 2007).
  • Mouton, J. (2007). Managing supervision for quality. Presentation given at a Council on Higher Education Seminar (16 November 2007).
  • Mouton, J. (2007). Postgraduate studies in South Africa: Myths, misconceptions and challenges. Presentation given at a Conference on PG supervision (24 April 2007).
  • Mouton, J. (2007). Research output in the Faculty of Humanities. Presentation give at the University of Cape Town (3 May 2007).
  • Mouton, J. (2007). Theology journals in South Africa. Seminar presentation at Stellenbosch University (14 March 2007).
 

2006
  • Mouton, J. (2006). Formative evaluation. Presentation to the Evaluation Council of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, USA (31 January 2006).
  • Mouton, J. & Teng-Zeng, F.K. (2006). National Research and Innovation Systems within the context of Socioeconomic Development and Transformation in Africa. Africa Prime Workshop. Lund, Sweden (23 January 2006).
  • Mouton, J. (2006). Introduction to Programme Evaluation. Seminar presentation at Wits Business School (21 February 2006).
  • Mouton, J. (2006). UCT’s research profile. Presentation to the UCT Research Committee (27 March 2006).
  • Mouton, J. (2006). Understanding social sciences research: Concepts, principles and good practice. Presentation given at the Africa Institute of South Africa Workshop. Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. Tijssen, R.J.W. & Boshoff, N. (2006). A comprehensive analysis of South African research journals. Presentation at the SARIMA Annual Conference (11 May 2006).
  • Mouton, J. Tijssen, R.J.W. & Boshoff, N. (2006). A comprehensive analysis of South African research journals. Presentation at the RDF Workshop in Stellenbosch (23 March 2006).
  • Teng-Zeng, F.K. (2006). Science and Technology Indicators in Africa: Historical Development and Challenges. International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: History and New Perspectives, Lugano (15-17 November 2006).
 

2005
  • Boshoff, N. (2005). Lactic acid bacteria and winemaking: The fermentation of university-produced knowledge into practice. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the South African Sociological Association, University of Limpopo, Polokwane (26 – 29 June 2005).
  • Boshoff, N. (2005).Reflections on the study of research collaboration.Presentation given at CREST M&D Colloquium, Protea Hotel, Stellenbosch (14 March 2005).
  • Boshoff, N. (2005).Reflections on the study of research collaboration, with special reference to university-industry relationships.Presentation given at a workshop on university, business and industry partnerships, Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein (24 May 2005).
  • Mouton, J. (2005). The homogenization of research demand: Research agenda’s and priorities in the South African science system. Presentation given at a CHET workshop. Cape Town (3 March 2005).
  • Mouton, J. (2005). Knowledge production for the South African society. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the South African Sociological Association, University of Limpopo, Polokwane (26 – 29 June 2005).
  • Mouton, J. (2005). Navorsing/Research @ Stellenbosch. Presentation to the Stellenbosch University Research Committee (4 April 2005).
  • Mouton, J. (2005). Social aspects/shaping of technology: Some preliminary reflections. Presentation given at NACI Seminar on Social Innovation. Pretoria (25 October 2005).
  • Teng-Zeng, F.K. (2005). Research Infrastructure and Innovation Systems in Africa: Enhancing Higher Education Sector Research. Paper presented at the 3rd Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence-building system (Globelics). Africa Conference. Pretoria (31 October – 4 November 2005).
 

2004
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Modes of dissemination and effective research utilisation: Findings from a South African survey. EASST Conference, Paris, France (28 August 2004).
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Measuring the impact of research: Lessons from programme evaluation? CSICC Colloquium on the Impact of science on society. University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada (17 June 2004).
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Science for transformation: Research agenda’s and priorities in the South African science system. Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA (14 June 2004).
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Challenges facing M&E in South Africa today. Presentation at the Nelson Mandela Foundation Roundtable on M&E.
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Interdissiplinêre Navorsing: Feite, sosiologiese diskoerse en wetenskapbeleid. Presentation at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Strategic Planning Workshop.
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Managing public R&D in a state of transition. Presentation at the Technikon Witwatersrand Research Day.
  • Mouton, J. (2004). Quality in research: Conceptual and methodological issues. Presentation at the National Research Foundation Workshop.
  • Mouton, J. (2004). The field of STS. Presentation at the National Research Foundation Workshop on Science and Technology Studies.
  • Boshoff, N. (2004). Patents and knowledge production, dissemination and utilisation: A case study of research projects in South Africa. Paper presented at the Joint 4S-EASST Conference, Paris, France (25 - 28 August 2004).
  • Teng-Zeng, F.K. (2004). Science and technology indicators in Africa: A review of the evidence and emerging policy trends. Paper presented at the Joint 4S-EASST Conference, Paris, France (25 - 28 August 2004).
 

2003
  • Mouton, J. & Galant, J. (2003). A Guide to Good Practice in Research Quality Assurance. Presentation at the RDF Workshop.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). The changing phase of research and postgraduate supervision in South Africa. Presentation at the University of Pretoria: Faculty of Arts and Humanities: Research Day.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). The HE research landscape in South Africa: Some facts and challenges. Presentation at the Education Association of South Africa Annual Conference.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). Method, morality and modes of knowledge: Ethical decision-making in an era of increasing complexity. Presentation at the Pan African Anthropological Association. University of Port Elizabeth.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). SANPAD: A review of research themes and priorities. Presentation at the SANPAD Conference: Durban.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). Transformative inertia, goal drift and blurred boundaries: HE research within the NSI. Presentation at the SARIMA Annual Conference: Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. (2003). The utilisation of research: Main findings from the NACI survey. Presentation at the NACI Conference on Knowledge Utilization, Johannesburg.
 

2002
  • Mouton, J. (2002). A framework for university-industry knowledge collaboration. Presentation at the Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). Challenges facing South African R&D. Presentation at the University of the Free State, University Research Committee.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). Challenges facing South African R&D. Presentation at the Stellenbosch University, Campus Research Forum.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). Measuring research quality. Presentation at the University of the Witwatersrand, Research Forum.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). Reflexive research praxis. Presentation at the Durban Institute of Technology: Research Day.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). South African R&D: Fabricating the future. Presentation at the founding meeting of SARIMA, Hout Bay.
  • Mouton, J. (2002). South African S&T indicators: A matter of credibility? Presentation at a meeting of NACI, Pretoria.
 

2001
  • Mouton, J. & Boshoff, N. (2001). Eastern Cape regional collaboration study: A study on research capacity and research collaboration. Presentation at the ECHEA Conference at Port Elizabeth Technikon. CHET funded project.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). A critique of whole school evaluation. Presentation at the Western Cape Education Department.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Current trends in research management. Workshop at the University of Natal.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Issues in project management. Vaal Triangle Technikon.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Issues in research management and research design. Border Technikon.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Post-apartheid science: South African science in transition. Science in Africa Symposium. Erinvale Estate, Somerset West.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Trends in R&D in higher education in South Africa. Presentation at the SRHE Conference on Globalisation and its impact on Higher Education. Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. (2001). Using large data sets in the social sciences. Presentation at the University of Cape Town Spenser workshop.
 

2000
  • Boshoff, N. (2000).South African science in transition. The view from below: A survey of research establishments. Presentation given at the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)., Paris, France.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). Science in transition: Interim Report South Africa. Presentation given at the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)., Paris, France.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). A methodological manifesto. Keynote address at the QRE Conference, Rand Afrikaans University.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). Challenges facing the South African Data Archive within the new NRF. Presentation given at the National Research Foundation Workshop.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). Issues in medical research ethics. Seminar given at the Medical Faculty, Stellenbosch University.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). Trends in R&D output in South Africa: A bibliometric analysis. Presentation given at the workshop on Benchmarking R&D in Higher Education in South Africa. Stellenbosch University.
  • Mouton, J. (2000). Myths and misconceptions in/of science. Paper given at Research Day, Natal Technikon.
 

1999
  • Mouton, J. (1999). International and national trends in public R&D. Presentation given at a workshop at the National Research Foundation, Pretoria.
 

1998
  • Mouton, J. (1998). Methodological issues in educational evaluation research. Presentation given at the World Conference on Comparative Education programme. Comparative Education. University of Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. (1998). Patterns of research collaboration in academic science in South Africa. Presentation given at the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, Lisbon, EASST , Lisbon, Portugal (29 September – 3 October 1998).
  • Mouton, J. (1998). Between adversaries and allies: The notion of strategic science in post-apartheid South Africa. Presentation given at Seminar: Science and Society in South Africa, University of Sussex, UK (14 and 15 September 1998).
 

1996
  • Mouton, J. (1996). Discussant in session: Meta-scientific discourses. Joint Conference of the International Social Studies Association and the European Association for Science and Technology. Bielefeld, Germany (October 1996).
  • Mouton, J. (1996). Shifts in modes of knowledge production: The Gibbons thesis. Presentation given at the Seminar on “New modes of knowledge production” organised by CENIS and the University of Cape Town, The Strand.
 

1995
  • Mouton, J. (1995). The institutionalisation of social research in South Africa: The interdisciplinary challenge. Seminar on: Centres for Interdisciplinary research - A model for institutional innovation in science? University Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (January 1995).
  • Mouton, J. (1995). Comparative research and data-archiving. Presentation given at the Human Sciences Research Council workshop. University of the Western Cape.
  • Mouton, J. (1995). The end of social theory? Presentation given at the Institute for Theological Research, UNISA.
  • Mouton, J. (1995). The epistemic imperative in social research. Presentation given at the Human Sciences Research Association Conference, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. (1995). Methodological aspects of project management. Presentation given at the Workshop on project management, Tutu Trust, Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. (1995). Values and tolerance in South Africa. UNESCO Simposium on Tolerance, University of Magdeburg, Germany (October 1995).