We’re very excited to announce that Prof. Julie Phillips, Dr Tania Steyl, and Dr Farhana Karachi have all received University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG) funding for projects that they are currently involved in. Prof. Phillips has received R50 000 UCDG funding to support leading researchers who are in the process of building research teams. The […]
Dr Conran Joseph received a University Capacity Development Grant to visit Ghent University at the end of March. The purpose of his visit was to receive training on neuro-cognitive modalities, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and electroencephalography (EEG). He will be using these modalities to expand his area of research to include a focus […]
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 […]
We are very excited to announce that Dr Liezel Ennion has received a Y-rating from the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). The Y-rating is the category of recognition for young researchers (those who are 40 or younger), who have held a doctorate (PhD) or equivalent qualification for less than five years at the time […]
As nGAP lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy (UWC), I spent my dedicated research time for 2018 at Karolinska Institute (KI), situated in Stockholm, Sweden. I was enrolled as a post-doctoral fellow within Franzén’s Research Group in the division of physiotherapy at KI. I was interested to join this research group due to their focus […]
Professor Julie Phillips spent several months in Sweden over 3 visits as part of a series of research visits linked to her project on the adaptation and validation of the Reason for Change (SA-R4C) instrument among physiotherapy students in the Western Cape. In addition, Prof. Phillips held meetings with potential students from Uppsala University who would like to come to SA for 2-month exchange visits in 2019.
Earlier this year Prof. Rowe was fortunate to spend two months in Melbourne as part of a research visit to the Physiotherapy Department at Monash University. Prof. Rowe was invited as a result of his work on blended learning and collaboration with colleagues in the department at Monash. He also managed a short trip to […]