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CPUT Research Festival 2023

Please find your invitation to CPUT’S Research Festival below as a PDF with clickable links for registration and programmes.

Please join us at the institutional annual Research Festival 28 February to 2 March 2023. You can join on any or all of the three days in person or via live-streaming.

The theme is “Celebrating and showcasing relevant, responsive and innovative research”.

DAY 1: Research Day and Research Excellence Awards

Tuesday 28th February 2023

  • A showcase of research outputs, innovations and societal uptake
  • Projects will be displayed in a dynamic and interactive way, e.g. conversations, videos, photographs, samples of products, demonstrations, laboratory visits, etc.
  • In person at the Bellville Sports Hall for the Exhibitions (no registration necessary to visit the displays)
  • To watch the live-streaming of the Awards Ceremony, please click here

DAY 2: Postgraduate Conference

Wednesday 1st March 2023

  • A platform for postgraduate students in all faculties and units to showcase their research activities
  • Papers will be presented and exhibited at the conference in all areas of research by the postgraduate students as they pave the way to innovative solutions for real problems
  • In person at SARETEC (pre-registration required) or please click here for the live-streaming

DAY 3: Ethics Day

Thursday 2nd March 2023

  • Theme for the event: “Research Ethics and Community Engagement”
  • Experts from the Centre for Community Engagement & Work Integrated Learning, Research Uptake (SIP), and the faculties of Education and Health & Wellness Sciences will share their experiences and knowledge
  • Topics include values, social responsibility, code of conduct, practices, case studies, pathways to ethics and cite permission and reflections relevant to our theme
  • In person at SARETEC (pre-registration required) or please click here for the live-streaming