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Please note that the CoLab team are currently mostly working remotely due to the COVID-19 situation.

Please contact us via colab@uwc.ac.za if you do need to get into contact.

Warm regards and please follow the best practice guidelines regarding this pandemic as published here: coronavirus.datafree.co

Let's reduce our physical proximity, but not our social connections.

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The CoLab Team

PhD Public Defence: CARLYNN POKPAS

The public defence of the PhD in Media and Communication Studies by Carlynn Pokpas took place on Friday August 23, 2019 at University of the Western Cape.

This PhD is part of a cooperation agreement between the University of the Western Cape (UWC)  and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

The PhD thesis is called “Exploring the Access, Usage and Perceptions of the ICT of Women in Marginalised Commu...

“Digital technologies have changed our world perhaps most significantly in how we think about data”

- David Rogers (2016, p.4) 

On the 22nd of August the CoLab hosted a Roundtable Discussion on the concept of DATA. Data is one of the key drivers of digital transformation and innovation, but it is a complex and multi-dimensional concept with differing perspectives often adding to the complexity of unlocking its value.


Below are the podcasts of our recent interview with Benito Vergotine's The Honest Truth programme on Smile FM.


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