Networks for scholarly excellence

This article discusses how new partnerships are set up to boost research and develop new curriculums for the social sciences. The author points out that catalytic projects are designed to open new areas of research and curriculum development in the humanities and social sciences. Each one is tasked with creating national and international networks of scholars and most of them have a life of 12 to 18 months. Such networks are seen as a first step for the creation of centres of excellence in the identified fields. [7 June 2013]

Institution: 
Mail & Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Sitas, A., & Mosoetsa, S.
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Education, Curriculum development, South African Humanities Deans Association, African studies, BRICS, Think-tanks, Higher education