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December 2, 2019

The International Joint Research Group (IJRG) for S-DIRECT combines the expertise of iMinds-SMIT (VUB), UWC (CoLab and academic departments) and the Material and Sensory Cultures of Africa - Study Centre  - MASC (UGent) to explore the possibilities of and apply living...

November 14, 2019

Samsung and UWC Take Digital Social Innovation to the Next Level

-January 2020 is the launching pad for a new phase of the pioneering Future-Innovation Lab

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 13 November 2019 – Following the launch of its R280-million Equity Equivalent Investmen...

August 28, 2019

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...

August 28, 2019

“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 transfor...

August 22, 2019

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


August 7, 2019

Video: DVC Academic R&I Professor Jose Frantz

Samsung Innovates Today to Create a Better Tomorrow 

Innovation Drives Growth

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 7 August 2019 - Just weeks after unveiling its R280-million Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), Samsung South...

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution becomes a reality to rest of the world, as citizens we are becoming more dependent on digital technology, more specifically, internet connectivity to conduct our daily activities; which contributed to the rising of a new economy comm...

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