iThemba LABS and the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) sign MoU
The Vice Chancellor of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), Prof Totolo, led a delegation from BIUST on the visit to iThemba LABS. The purpose of the visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between iThemba LABS and BIUST. The VC was accompanied by the deputy vice chancellor for research and innovation, Prof Norris, the director of international linkages and partnerships, Mr Paya, the head of the department of Physics and Astronomy, Prof Hillhouse, and Dr Batlokwa, a senior lecturer in analytical chemistry.
The main objectives of the agreement are to
- Establish collaborations between iThemba LABS and BIUST researchers;
- Promote a conducive environment for exchange of technical expertise between iThemba LABS and BIUST professionals; and
- Provide training opportunities for BIUST students by iThemba LABS staﬀ and their collaborators.