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Advanced Computing Committee (ACC) Research Equipment Call for 2018

Thu, 2018-02-15 09:32 -- 01435435

Faculty-prioritised Research Compute Grants

Deadline for Applications to Faculty Computing/IT Committees:  9 March 2018

(Please send queries to your Faculty Committee representative- see Table 1 below)

Purpose:

The purpose of these grants is to provide funding to faculties for prioritised pieces of medium size

R50 000 to R500 000) compute related hardware and software.

Should you wish to apply for large computer equipment (>R1m), please submit to ACC as part of this call.

Project 4: Can fibre-rich plants serve the joint role of remediation of degraded mine land & fuelling of a multi-product value chain

Tue, 2018-02-13 15:50 -- 01435605
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Better understanding of linkages, opportunities and constraints in a complex systems perspective to socio-economic challenges. Linking land rehabilitation and re-purposing to job creation in mining areas, prior to mine closure.
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:30
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Project 3: Post-mining rehabilitation: Carrots and sticks in the law

Tue, 2018-02-13 15:39 -- 01435605
Blurb: 
Critical analysis of existing regulatory frameworks applicable to explore the rehabilitation of mines. Analyse the extent to which the legal framework enhances or hinders the adoption of innovative technology insofar as mine rehabilitation is concerned.
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:30
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Project 2: Identification and evaluation of downstream options for the recovery of value and/or products from fibre-producing plants

Tue, 2018-02-13 15:36 -- 01435605
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Processing routes for recovering metals, products from plant biomass. Feasibility and consequences of processing alternatives for the conversion of fibre-producing plant into valuable outputs. The basis for the development of extended material value chains and socio-economic linkages. Shaping the higher level vision of developing a ‘Resilient Future’ for society through minerals and metals.
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:30
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