Research & Innovation 2015-16 - Page 140



Centre for Higher Education
Development (CHED)
External AWARDS
14
Accredited
journal units
6.6m
R
Income raised
by contracts
NRF ratings
9
The Research on Open Educational Resources for
Development (ROER4D) Project was awarded
the Open Research Award for Open Education
Excellence by the international Open Education
Consortium.
Assoc Prof Mbulungeni Madiba, co-ordinator of
the Multilingualism Education Project: Oppenheimer
Memorial Trust Sabbatical Award; Visiting Research
Fellowship at the University of Birmingham and the
University College of London (SOAS).
Dr Finuala Dowling, senior lecturer in extra-mural
studies: 2016 Herman Charles Bosman prize for
English fiction, for her novel The Fetch, published
by Kwela. 
HIGHLIGHTS
from June 2015 to June 2016
Assoc Prof Suellen Shay has written six articles for the
new media platform The Conversation Africa, achieving
over 45 000 reads.
New initiatives
Since February 2016, the faculty has employed two
mentors (a retired senior scholar, and a professor on
secondment) to support research capacity development
for CHED researchers. Besides their mentoring duties,
these scholars will be developing capacity within CHED
to take research mentoring forward beyond these
appointments.
Significant research contributions
Dr Arlene Archer, senior lecturer in the Language
Development Group and Writing Centre co-ordinator,
co-edited Multimodality in Writing: the state of the art
in theory, methodology and pedagogy, published in
June 2015.
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