University of Johannesburg

UJ launches Institute for Intelligent Systems

The institute seeks to place science, technology and innovation at the centre of SA’s development by providing research and academic programmes to students.


Professor decries Joburg’s private surveillance networks

Professor Jane Duncan of the University of Johannesburg seeks answers regarding private camera networks around Johannesburg.


Recognising students' emotions may improve learning

A University of Johannesburg study explores a model for achieving adaptive teaching and learning using computer vision methods to obtain emotion.


Data analytics reveals SA's happiness level

The World Happiness Index analyses up to 100 000 tweets per day to track SA's happiness level.


UJ honours 'human computer' Katherine Johnson

The university confers an honorary doctorate on NASA's former physicist


UJ online system fights fake qualifications

The virtual system enables third-parties to verify issued certificates, and students to easily replace lost or stolen certificates.


UJ prof joins WEF's cyber security council

Professor Basie von Solms is one of the 19 international cyber security experts invited to join The Global Future Council on Cybersecurity.


Gauteng uses drones to monitor construction sites

The Department of Infrastructure Development deploys drones to improve how it monitors and delivers high-value building projects.


Govt turns to hackathons to improve service delivery

The Department of Public Service and Administration commits to working with innovators to accelerate public service delivery and encourage public engagement.

Sep 6, 2018

#SA4IR to help SA master fourth industrial revolution

Telkom and three local universities establish the #SA4IR partnership to explore how the fourth industrial revolution will shape SA's future.


Gauteng, university ink smart tech pact

The partnership seeks to advance the use of computational intelligence and artificial intelligence for rational decision-making.


Boost for SA's cloud computing skills pipeline

Amazon Web Services establishes partnerships with local institutions of higher learning to make its cloud computing course part of the curriculum.

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