15 Apr 2014: Launch of the CoE at UWC

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Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom at the official launch of the CoE in Food Security at the University of the Western Cape on 15 April.

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CoE, NRF, UP UWC and DST leadership. From left: Prof Sheryl Hendriks (Co-Director: CoE, UP), Prof Julian May (Director: CoE, UWC), Prof Stephanie Burton (Vice-Principal: Research and Postgraduate Studies, UP), Prof Ramesh Bharuthram (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UWC), Minister Derek Hanekom, Prof Brian O’Connell (Rector: UWC), Dr Romilla Maharaj (NRF) and Dr Phil Mjwara (Director-General: DST)

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Minister Hanekom and Professor O'Connell

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CoE-FS leadership: Co-Director, Professor Sheryl Hendriks (Left) and Director, Professor Julian May (Right)

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On 15 April 2014, academics, students, members of government and the public descended on the UWC campus in Bellville, to witness the launch of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security; the first CoE to be hosted at a historically disadvantaged university.

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