Monthly Briefing #9 we report in brief on workshops convened by the Faculties of Political Economy and Humanities, convened to introduce their new priority research projects.

We also report on a workshop held by the Knowledge Economy and Scientific Advancement (KESA) Faculty. The aim of the workshop was to reflect on the approach to four research projects to be undertaken by MISTRA in 2013/14.  as Also included is a brief report on a MISTRA skaftien with Mamosa Motjope on the role of women in engineering, entitled “Women: The Oppressed Majority – What Holds Us back?”

We provide a range of media articles written by Joel Netshitenzhe, Graeme Bloch, Mcebisi Ndletyana, and Barry Gilder.

And we’re proud to announce the publication of a new book, “South African Development? Perspectives in Question” by Leslie Dikeni a senior researcher in the faculty of Humanities.