Dr Karachi visited Melbourne, Australia from the 9th -18th October 2019 as part of a Scientific Visit to the Department of Physiotherapy at Melbourne University and to attend and participate in the World Congress of Intensive Care (WCIC) 2019 where she presented her PhD research studies. Dr Karachi also spent time with international experts in […]
As we mentioned earlier this year, five staff members in the Department of Physiotherapy (Conran Joseph, Vuyolwethu Madasa, Tania Steyl, Julie Phillips and Michael Rowe) had abstracts accepted to present at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress in Geneva, Switzerland in May. In addition, two previous members of staff from the department also represented […]
Earlier this year, Dr Farhana Karachi completed her 2018 SAFRI Fellowship programme, when she presented her research poster during the March residential session. The title of Farhana’s project (which was aligned with her PhD research) is: Undergraduate physiotherapy student and ICU Clinical Educator perceptions of teaching and learning activities during the Intensive Care Unit clinical […]
In May of this year, UWC Physiotherapy will be represented by five staff members at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress in Geneva, Switzerland. Here is the work that they will present (in alphabetical order). Conran Joseph Factors influencing participation among persons with stroke living in South Africa. (Joseph C, Conradsson D, Rhoda A). […]
Prof. Michael Rowe has recently returned from a week-long visit to San Francisco to attend the Reimagine Education conference. Prof. Rowe was short-listed for the award in the category of Hybrid learning, for the work he has done on blending online and physical learning environments in the area of professional ethics.
The annual SAAHE conference is an important event in South African health professions education (HPE), and this years meeting was held in July in Durban. The conference was attended by several staff member from Physiotherapy, who all presented the results of their research in HPE.