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Start: 17/08/2017, 08:30
End: 17/08/2017, 14:00
Contact:Fadwha Patel - 021 808 9325
Location: Devon Valley Hotel

​The Division for Research Development would like to invite you to a workshop regarding the so called predatory publishing and other ethical practices regarding research publications. The new policy of the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) regarding the subsidization of research publications and specifically books and chapters in books will also be discussed. The presenters and topics are as follows:

Prof Johann Mouton (Director: CREST & SciSTIP):

Definition & identification of predatory publishers and measures to minimize the impact thereof.


Prof Pierre de Villiers (Managing Director: AOSIS):

Scholarly publication ethics - Practical problems from a South African experience


Prof Andries van Aarde (Chief Editor: Scholarly books, AOSIS):

Scholarly books - Opportunities, peer review and funding in a new subsidy dispensation


Date:                   17 August 2017

 Venue:              Devon Valley Hotel

                           Devon Valley Road, Devon Valley,


 Time:                 08:30 – 14:00 (Lunch included)



Dalene Pieterse: |021 808 3557


***Neem asseblief kennis***

The closing date for registration is 10 Augustus 2017

Contact Fadwha Patel,, for any registration enquiries and dietary preferences


Register as follows

1.         Log on the personnel portal using your username and password.

2.         On the left hand side of the next screen select Sun-e-HR

3.         On the Oracle Applications Homepage select Sun Employee Self Service

4.         Under Self Service:Training and Development select Learner Home

5.         Under Browse Catalog select Research Development

6.         Under Course Name select Predatory Publishing

7.         Under Offering Name select Predatory Publishing 2017

8.         Under Class Name select Predatory Publishing : 17 August 2017

9.         On the next screen click on Enroll - Review - Submit.