The eThekwini-Academic Research Committee welcomes you to its 5th Research Symposium.
The Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE) and its research aligned partners Durban University of Technology (DUT), Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) , University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), University of South Africa (UNISA) and University of Zululand (UNIZULU) extends an invitation to you to join us at the 5th annual eThekwini-Academic Research Symposium 2017. This event aims to provide a common platform for city practitioners and its academic partners to network and identify opportunities for strategic and collaborative research outputs that advance municipal service delivery under the broad theme "Strengthening Research Collaboration to Support Radical City Transformation."
The two-day program will feature a selection of presentations, posters and exhibits which demonstrates how evidence-based research responds to local government challenges as identified in each of the sub-themes.
Expected Outcomes of the Symposium
• To intensify research collaboration at a sector level
• To identify linkages for pipeline and completed research outputs for maximum outreach and impact
• To inform the City’s research agenda through commissioning of strategic research
Expanded Summary Submission Details:
Please email your Expanded Summary to: Collin.Pillay3@durban.gov.za
Submission deadline: Monday, 3 April 2017 at 16h00
For technical enquiries please contact Collin Pillay Tel: 031 322 4513 Email: Collin.Pillay3@durban.gov.za
Please note that this is a closed event. Admission is strictly by invite only.