The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) enjoyed a strong representation during South Africa’s spring conference season. Several of its digital humanities researchers showcased their research at a series of conferences which took place across South Africa during September and October 2023. 23 Nov 2023 Read more It will be a first for Africa: One innovative step by the North-West University (NWU) and one giant leap by the continent. The NWU's Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences is set to launch the research area UWN@ygoloiBecapS. 1 Nov 2023 Read more The NWU Botanical Gardens Gallery is proud to present a group exhibition Anatomica Botanica Architecta, at the North-West University Botanical Gardens Gallery (Potchefstroom Campus) from 27 October 2023. 30 Oct 2023 Read more The first-ever dictionary for N|uu, one of South Africa's highly endangered minority languages with only one remaining fluent speaker, has been awarded the ATKV Wordwise Prize (Woordwystoekenning) for 2023 at the ATKV Woordveertjies (Afrikaans Language and Culture Association Word Feathers), an annual celebration of outstanding contributions around the Afrikaans word. 26 Oct 2023 Read more "The dislocation of our languages is perpetuated by not having pride to speak one's own mother tongue. We can only say a language is developed when it has doctors, professors, writers and artists who write down their work, poems and songs in isiNdebele. I am grateful for the support and efforts to develop our language to be an equal to others." 26 Oct 2023 Read more Their pockets help fuel our economy and their spending habits determine the success of many business endeavours. They were born between 1981 and 1996, they are called Millennials and, according to Prof Roland Goldberg from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the North-West University (NWU), retailers would be remiss to ignore their specific spending needs. 13 Oct 2023 Read more Nepotism is not limited to isolated cases in Africa, but a trend throughout the continent.
Allowing nepotism practices through family, friends and those least qualified to occupy leadership positions is tantamount to stealing Africa's future from its young generation.
The liberation movement of the 1960s has not succeeded in addressing nepotism successfully as we see today that the post-colonial project has failed to resolve many socio-economic issues. 12 Oct 2023 Read more Crude oil prices are set to skyrocket after the attack on Israel.
Israel is going to retaliate with full force.
The attack has massive global implications. 12 Oct 2023 Read more A digital humanities researcher from the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) has been selected for the next cohort of the Open Life Science (OLS) Open Seeds programme, an international mentoring and training programme for early stage researchers and young leaders interested in applying open principles in their work and becoming open science ambassadors in their communities. 6 Oct 2023 Read more The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) recently hosted another successful DH-Ignite regional event at the Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo in Kempton Park, Gauteng. Humanities and social sciences staff and students from public universities in Gauteng, Northern Cape, Free State and North West joined the three-day event from 23 to 25 August 2023 to upskill themselves on and share experiences of digital and computational methods and practices for application in their own research and teaching. 5 Oct 2023 Read more Two digital humanities researchers from the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) have been included in The Carpentries' newest cohort of certified instructor trainers. Following the completion of a 10 week-long 'Train-the-Trainer' course, Mmasibidi Setaka and Rooweither Mabuya are now certified to train and certify Carpentries instructors. 4 Oct 2023 Read more The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) is collaboratively launching an exciting new initiative with the world's largest encyclopedia, Wikipedia, and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), to promote and celebrate the use of South African languages. 14 Sep 2023 Read more Three Digital Humanities researchers from the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) attended the 2023 Southern African Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Society (SALALS) Conference, hosted by Walter Sisulu University on its Mthatha Campus from 3 to 6 July 2023. 17 Aug 2023 Read more The executive director of the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR), Prof Langa Khumalo, was recently honoured for his contribution to multilingualism at the 1st International Conference on Language, Multilingualism, and Decolonisation Practices in Higher Education. 16 Aug 2023 Read more The North-West University (NWU) is gearing up to host the first Vice-Chancellor's (VC's) Science Day at Mabeskraal near Rustenburg in the Moses Kotane Municipality on 31 July 2023. 28 Jul 2023 Read more The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) hosted a successful fourth workshop on Resources for African Indigenous Languages (Rail) in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The annual workshop, which took place on 6 May 2023 as part of the 17th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2023), was organised by SADiLaR's Rooweither Mabuya, Mmasibidi Setaka and Prof Menno van Zaanen, and the CAM Foundation's Don Mthobela. 12 Jul 2023 Read more A group of linguistics and language practice students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently attended an online workshop with staff from the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) to learn more about the career possibilities in the field of digital humanities. This one-day externship, which took place on 14 June 2023 via Zoom, offered the students a different perspective on the types of careers they could follow, once qualified. 10 Jul 2023 Read more The North-West University (NWU) has shown great improvement in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up in ranking position locally, in Africa and globally. 30 Jun 2023 Read more At NWU Botanical Gardens Gallery, Turpin explores memories of his North-West heritage through the history of a bottle in his solo exhibition, "When the Dust Settles". 29 Jun 2023 Read more The implementation of alternative forms of communication for children who are not yet literate - especially those who have severe communication needs and require picture-based systems to express themselves - has always been a key research interest for Prof Kerstin Tönsing. 21 Jun 2023 Read more
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