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17Apr 2021

The Centre for Research Agricultural advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability (CREATES) has  brought together staff and students of the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) to sensitize  them on gender issues in the work place and learning environment. The two day gender issues sensitization event was conducted on 15th-16th April, 2021 through […]

12Apr 2021

Recent findings about SARS-COV-2 virus have shown promising compounds that work by two distinct mechanisms, one is inhibiting viral cell entry to human cells and the other is inhibiting viral RNA replication and transcription process of the virus. These findings are important for the development of potent antiviral molecules. Coincidentally, some of the reported compounds in the […]

22Oct 2020

We are pleased to inform you that the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) is set to host one of O. R. Tambo Africa Research Chair Initiative (ORTARChI). Due to the current situation of COVID 19, control measures in South Africa and other partnering countries and organisations, the official Launch of the initiative will be […]

09Sep 2020

Dr. Richard Alward, who spent about 6 moths at CREATES, NM-AIST, between 2019 and 2020, donated a drone worth more than 11,000 USD to CREATES for research activities in March 2020. The drone has a high resolution multispectral camera for vegetation assessment and will help students assessing wildlife and habitat properties in cultivated and protected […]