Wits Innovation Centre appointments
Dr Adam Pantanowitz has been appointed as the inaugural Angela and David Fine Chair in Innovation and the first Director of the Wits Innovation Centre (WIC), and Letlotlo Phohole as the Centre's Senior Programme Manager. The WIC seeks to develop an innovation mindset and will serve as a hub in the University’s innovation ecosystem.
Opening of the new Data Sciences and Innovation Hub at Wits Rural Campus
The new Data Sciences and Innovation Hub at Wits Rural Campus marks 30 years of rural public health research and sets the scene for an innovative epoch in 2023. he officially named Medical Research Council (MRC)/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt) is nested both in the Wits School of Public Health in Johannesburg and at the Wits Rural Campus and Wits Rural Knowledge Hub (WiRKH) in the towns of Agincourt [Matsavana] and Acornhoek [Khenhuk] in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga – abutting on the Kruger National Park and adjacent to the border with southern Mozambique.