Presentations

2015

  • Antwi, B.O. & Andoh, H.F. 2015. Research sector policies, strategies and activities related to the NAP. Stakeholders’ workshop on awareness raising and alignment of the Ghana NAP with the ten years’ strategic plan of the UNCCD. 14–18 July, Ejisu-Ashanti Region, Ghana.
  • Botha, J. & Hunter-Husselmann, M. 2015. Institutional research and management and uses of research-related information in research-intensive universities in South Africa. 22nd Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Institutional Research, 28 September–1 October, Cape Town.
  • Botha, J. 2015. Exploring the current landscape of quality assurance, quality enhancement and quality promotion & capacity development in higher education – with a view to “What next?” for quality assurance in South Africa. Invited keynote address at the National Quality Assurance Forum of the CHE/HEQC. 17 February, Pretoria.
  • Botha, J. 2015. Joint international doctoral degrees. Invited guest speaker at Durban University of Technology. 1 September, Durban.
  • Botha, J., 2015. Quality assurance arrangements conducive to the attainment of graduate attributes: a challenge to innovate. Invited guest speaker at Durban University of Technology. 26 January, Durban.
  • Botha, J., Fourie-Malherbe, M. & Stevens, D. 2015. Towards a better understanding of the rationale, challenges and benefits of joint doctoral degrees. Fifth Biennial Conference on research into postgraduate education: the future of postgraduate supervision in the knowledge society. 25-27 March, Stellenbosch.
  • Calderón, F. & Kraemer Mbula, E. 2015. Antecedentes conceptuales (Desarrollo humano e informacional) y presentación de la investigación. Workshop on “Contemporary perspectives on innovation, development and multiculturalism”. 14 July, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Cloete N. (with J. Mouton & C. Sheppard). 2015. A topic to enhance leadership and management, Deans of Science Forum. 30 October, Stellenbosch.
  • Cloete, N. (with C. Sheppard & I. Bunting). 2015. Post school secondary education. Research Seminar. 9 October, Cape Town.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. Africa needs research universities: knowledge production in eight African flagship universities. Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture. 14 April, Stellenbosch.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. Africa needs research universities: knowledge production in eight African flagship universities. African Higher Education Summit 2015. 11 March, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. Contradictory functions in African flagship universities. Southern African Association for Institutional Research 2015 Conference. 1 October, Bellville.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. Oslo University visiting University of the Western Cape: policies and statistics. Visit of a delegation from the University of Oslo, Norway to UWC. 10 February, Bellville.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. Presentación de los hallazgos preliminares de África y posterior discusión. Workshop on “Contemporary perspectives on innovation, development and multiculturalism”. 14 July, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. South Africa and the Rest of Africa. University Johannesburg. Universitas 21. 14 October, Johannesburg.
  • Cloete, N. 2015. The next generation of scientists and scholars in South Africa. South Africa: a PhD hub for Africa? ACU SARIMA Conference 2015. 12 May, Johannesburg.
  • Dijksterhuis, M., Grobbelaar, S.S. & Tijssen, R.J.W. 2015. Towards a research agenda for university-driven inclusive innovations: A review of universities in the Western Cape of South Africa. 13th GLOBELICS International Conference: Innovation to reduce poverty and inequalities for inclusive and sustainable development. 24 September, Havana, Cuba.
  • Gault, F. 2015, Perspective from innovation surveys around the world: main challenges and opportunities. OECD NESTI/Eurostat Scoping Workshop on the 3rd Revision of the Oslo Manual. 3-4 December, Oslo, Norway.
  • Gault, F. 2015. Science, Technology and innovation strategy for Africa and measurement/indicators. 2nd AfricaLICS Conference: Unpacking Systems of Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa. 19 November, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Grobbelaar, S. & van der Merwe, E. 2015. Supporting inclusive growth on the sub national level: a stage model for supporting the development of inclusive innovation systems. Economic of Regions Learning Network Conference: Economies of regions – economic development at the sub-national level, 15–16 October, Johannesburg.
  • Grobbelaar, S. 2015. Evaluating system change in inclusive innovation systems. DST Seminar for Impact Evaluation of Inclusive Innovation. 30 March, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Kahn, M.J. 2015. Challenging dependency: opening the SADC innovation space. University–Industry Innovation Network Conference. 26 June, Berlin, Germany.
  • Kahn, M.J. 2015. Ownership: reflections on the contract between science and society. DFG-UNU Conference on Science and Sustainable Development. 24 April, New York, United States of America.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. & Konte, A. 2015. Innovation policy approach for the informal economy: towards a new policy framework. 13th GLOBELICS International Conference: Innovation to reduce poverty and inequalities for inclusive and sustainable development. 24 September, Havana, Cuba.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. OpenAIR project and open African innovation research. 2015 Global Congress on IP & Public Interest. 15–18 December, New Delhi, India.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. Overview and rationale of the project: what does innovation in the informal economy matter in Africa? 2nd AfricaLICS Conference: Unpacking Systems of Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa. 20 November, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. Panel discussion of the report’s main findings. Official launch of the UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030. World Science Day for Peace and Development Science for a Sustainable Future. 10 November, UNESCO, Paris, France.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. South Africa’s STI system: the quest for equitable development. Annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science. 11–14 November, Denver, Colorado, United States of America.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. Summary of achievements and way forward. 2nd AfricaLICS Conference: Unpacking Systems of Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa. 20 November, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2015. Use of STI indicators to design and monitor research programmes. First Forum and Launch of the Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa, ACTS-IDRC. 11–12 September, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Maelane Chauke, J.T. & Marais, H.C. 2015. Socio-political utilisation of research findings: development and testing of a systemic framework. 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies. 11 June, Malta.
  • Maharajh, R. 2015. Looking into the future: innovation capacity needs in South Arica. 2nd AfricaLICS Conference: Unpacking Systems of Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa. 18 November, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Morrison, M. 2015. Two communities, or community of practice? Communicating wildlife research in northern Botswana. Poster presented at the Botswana Symposium on Wetlands and Wildlife. 17–19 March, Maun, Botswana.
  • Mouton J. 2015. The post-graduate pipeline. Department of Science and Technology Management. 5 May and 13 September (to Minister), Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. A research and innovation performance appraisal framework. 29 September, National Research Foundation, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. A study of the post-graduate pipeline. Department of Science and Technology. 11 September, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. A study on the retention and conversion of students from undergraduate to honours, honours to masters and masters to doctoral studies. Department of Science and Technology. 25 February, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. Assessing quality of research. Department of Higher Education and Training Workshop. 13 September, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. Institutional rankings: facts, issues and value. Stellenbosch University Management team on 30 July and Stellenbosch University Council on 28 September.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. Is the post-graduate pipeline producing enough doctoral students? Recent findings and implications. Association of Commonwealth Universities–Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association Conference. 12 May, Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. Knowledge production at SA universities: trends and challenges. Higher Education South Africa Higher Education Leadership and Management Workshop. 24 April, Johannesburg.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. The doctorate in SA: trends, challenges and constraints. Centre for Higher and Adult Education Conference. 27 March, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2015. The state of SA journals project. National Editors’ Forum meeting, Academy of Science of South Africa. 9 September, Pretoria.
  • Prozesky, H. 2015. South Africa’s scientific capacity. 2nd AfricaLICS Conference: Unpacking Systems of Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa. 18 November, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. & Dijksterhuis, M. 2015. African universities and inclusive innovation: exploring the Western Cape, South Africa. LDE Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa Workshop, “Frugal Innovation in Africa”. 5 March, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. & Winnink, J.J. 2015. Application-oriented university research in the new millennium: bibliometric study of general trends within universities worldwide. 2015 Science and Technology Indicators Conference. September 4, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. 2015. Regional performance of universities: knowns and unknowns, opportunities and challenges. Conference "Where are we with the ‘Stairway to Excellence’? The Role of European Universities” The Committee of the Regions. 26 June, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. 2015. The world’s industry-oriented research universities measurement models and advanced bibliometrics for identifying entrepreneurial universities? Workshop “Entrepreneurial university metrics: state of the art and future directions”, 21–23 June, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W., Yegros, A. & Winnink, J.J. 2015. Asian research universities and R&D cooperation: university-industry co-publications as a Triple Helix indicator? XIII Triple Helix Conference. 21–23 August, Beijing, China.

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, 15 July, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan.
  • 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. 22 September 2014, STIAS, Stellenbosch.
  • Cloete, N. 2014. Comprehensive universities in South Africa: a cluster of misfits. University of Johannesburg Leadership Seminar. 30 September, Johannesburg.
  • Cloete, N. 2014. Performance in knowledge production in the South African system and seven African flagship universities. SciSTIP Scientific Launch Conference. 6 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Cloete, N. 2014. The demand for a doctorate: global, African and South African contexts. SciSTIP Seminar: The Doctorate in South Africa: Policies, Discourses and Statistics. 16 May, Cape Town.
  • Cloete, N. 2014. The doctorate: policies and statistics. Rhodes Doctoral Colloquium. July, Rhodes.
  • Grobbelaar, S. 2014. A strategic approach to institutionalising research uptake management. 12th Annual Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association Conference, 10 July, Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Grobbelaar, S. 2014. Pathways towards an integrated development role: A learning approach. University of Fort Hare Colloquium. 7 October, Fort Hare.
  • Grobbelaar, S. 2014. Some thoughts on monitoring and evaluation for research uptake management. DRUSSA Conference. 10 December, Cape Town.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. BRICS cooperation in science, technology and innovation: rhetoric and realities. Conference: The BRICS Group in the Spotlight: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 6–7 November, Parma, Italy.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. Globalization of research through regional collaboration: South Africa’s role in SADC innovation policy and practice. 12th Annual SARIMA Conference, 8 July, Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. Innovation in practice in Southern Africa: insights from the SAIS regional study. Southern Africa Innovation Forum. 5–6 November, Johannesburg.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. Research evaluation: the quest for maximum impact. International workshop: Science Assessment and Research Integrity. 9 April, Beijing, China.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. SMEs and the telemetry system of innovation. Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology. 22–26 May, Washington, United States of America.
  • Kahn, M. 2014. Toward the Stellenbosch innovation district. 2nd Stellenbosch Innovation Conference. 30–31 October, Stellenbosch.
  • Kraemer-Mbula, E. 2014. Responding to local and global challenges: ST&I policy in the 21st century. SciSTIP Scientific Launch Conference. 7 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Maharajh, R. 2014. Science and ideology revisited: BRICS and the collapse of the neoliberal paradigm in economics. Conferência BRICS No Século XXI. 21 May, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. A roadmap for excellence in scientometric and STI scholarship. SciSTIP Scientific Launch Conference. 6 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Mapping social sciences research in South Africa: overview of results. DFID Seminar. 19 June, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Mapping social sciences research in South Africa: critical perspectives on the ASSAf Humanities consensus report. ASSAf seminar. 9 December, Pretoria.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Measuring differentiation in knowledge production at SA universities. CHET Differentiation Seminar: Where Are We and What Can We Do? 3 October, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Research performance measurement/metrics. RDF Workshop. 5 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Science and innovation in Africa: some preliminary observations.6 June, STIAS, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa (supported by the IDRC). NRF seminar. 20 June, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. Science in Africa. The International Economic Forum of the Americas Conference of Montréal (20th edition): The Foundation for the Next Era of Growth. 11 June, Montréal, Canada.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. South African doctoral education: models of supervision and supervisory styles. SciSTIP Seminar: The Doctorate in South Africa: Policies, Discourses and Statistics. 16 May, Cape Town.
  • Mouton, J. 2014. The bibliometric challenge of measuring research performance (and quality). SU Annual Research Indaba. 22 August, Stellenbosch.
  • Mouton, J. and Tijssen, R. 2014. Research performance and bibliometrics. HERANA 3 Meeting. 19 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Scerri, M. 2014. Modes of innovation and the BRICS national systems of innovation. BRICS in the XXI Century Conference. 20–23 May, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Scerri, M. 2014. Perspectives on science, technology and innovation diplomacy. Seminar on South Africa’s Science and Technology Diplomacy: Redefining South Africa’s Science and Technology Diplomacy. 13 May, DST, Pretoria.
  • Scerri, M. 2014. Systems of innovation and STI policy: from theory to practice. Critical Mass Training Workshop, Ministry of Science and Technology, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. 9–14 August, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  • Scerri, M. 2014. The emergence of BRICS: a new phenomenon in the global innovation system? HSRC BRICS Seminar Series. 14 October, videoconferencing facilities in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.
  • Scerri, M. 2014. The emergence of BRICS: a new phenomenon in the global innovation system? Presentation to the Broadening Participation Division of the Department of Trade and Industry. 2 December.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. 2014. Next-generation SMART indicators of research performance. SciSTIP Scientific Launch Conference. 6 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. 2014. Profiling of research-intensive flagship universities in Africa: international research cooperation and citation impact. HERANA Seminar. 18 November, Stellenbosch.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W. 2014. Research evaluation in a developing university context: metrics and indicators of scientific and societal impact. Lecture at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. 25 April, Cape Town.
  • Tijssen, R.J.W., Dijksterhuis, M. & Grobbelaar, S. 2014. Universities and inclusive innovation: fledging innovation systems in the Western Cape of South Africa. Innovation & Governance in Development Conference. 26–28 November, Maastricht, the Netherlands.