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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E19 - Looking Through a Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2022

    S01 E19 - Looking Through a Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2022

    About the webinar topicWith daily vaccine rates dropping, it is likely that we will have to wait until 2022 to see a significant proportion of South Africans vaccinated in order to reach herd immunity. This means that significant ...

    01:36:04
  • S01 E18 - Voices from the Free State: 2021•10

    S01 E18 - Voices from the Free State: 2021•10

    Louzanne Coetzee (born 18 April 1993) is a South African para-athlete. Coetzee was born blind as a result of a hereditary condition called Leber congenital amaurosis and competes in the T11 disability class, for athletes with the ...

    35:27
  • S01 E17 - Voices from the Free State: 2021•9

    S01 E17 - Voices from the Free State: 2021•9

    Prof. Jeandrew Brink completed her Bachelor of Sciences degree at the University of the Free State (UFS) in 1998 and subsequently a Honours (1999) and Master’s degree (2000) in Applied Mathematics also at UFS. A Fulbright Travel...

    54:31
  • S01 E16 - Why Vaccinate?

    S01 E16 - Why Vaccinate?

    A number of surveys have found some degree of vaccine hesitancy among the public. This webinar will clarify why we need to vaccinate against COVID-19 and why vaccines are safe. A major development in the COVID-19 pandemic has been...

    01:32:48
  • S01 E15 - Panel Discussion: Impact of Political Influences on University Governance Structures

    S01 E15 - Panel Discussion: Impact of Political Influences on University Governance Structures

    Panel Discussion: Impact of Political Influences on University Governance Structures

    01:50:01