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3:10

SA organisations commit to responsible use of AI

A transdisciplinary initiative intends to promote the responsible use of AI and establish an ethical framework with regulation and standards for the technology.

3:40

UJ develops 3D-printed ventilator to treat multiple patients

Engineers at the university develop portable 3D-printed mechanical ventilators that have a customisable base plate to treat multiple patients.

3:10

Udok Launches Online Doctor Consultations 

In a boost for future accountants, the University of Johannesburg says it is the first local university to offer Xero cloud accounting courses to students.

5:40

Student body, lecturers oppose e-learning approach, demand halt

University representatives put mounting pressure on government to delay e-learning, claiming the digital divide robs many students of a fair and equal learning opportunity.

3:00

Aspen donates tablet devices worth R2.4m to UP students

The pharmaceutical company donates 600 tablet devices to support students from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria.

4:10
Apr 29, 2020

UJ designs open source, cheap ventilators to fight COVID-19

The University of Johannesburg team, led by Dr Deon Sabatta and Dr Samson Masebinu, identified several simple, safe and scalable open source designs.

3:20
Apr 21, 2020

E-learning gains further momentum as support grows

In a bid to help people enhance their skills during the lockdown and maintain social distancing, more firms work to boost virtual learning initiatives.

3:00

Wits, UJ offer students 30GB data bundle to study online

In an effort to assist students, institutions of higher learning and telcos step up efforts to ensure virtual learning is a reality.

3:00

University’s 3D-printed surgical face shields help medical staff

As the world experiences a shortage of medical protective gear, the University of Johannesburg’s Library Makerspace uses 3D printing to develop surgical shields.

2:10

UJ develops e-device to monitor health conditions

The e-mutakalo device automatically detects problems and alerts medical staff in the event of an emergency.

6:20

Getting 4IR off the ground

UJ's Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, deputy chair of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, talks 4IR, AI, the public sector and education.

2:20

UJ suspends biometrics as coronavirus spreads

The university sets plans in motion to suspend its biometric access control system from 12 March until further notice.

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