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Refractions of the National, the Popular and the Global in African Cities

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Modern-day science is under great pressure. A potent mix of increasing expectations, limited resources, tensions between competition and cooperation, and the need for evidence-based funding is creating major change in how science is conducted and perceived. Amidst this ‘perfect storm’ is the allure of ‘research excellence’, a concept that drives decisions made by universities and funders, and defines scientists’ research strategies and career trajectories.

Twenty Years of Education Transformation in Gauteng 1994 to 2014

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"Twenty Years of Education Transformation in Gauteng 1994 to 2014: An Independent Review" presents a collection of 15 important essays on different aspects of education in Gauteng since the advent of democracy in 1994.