UCT historian Mohamed Adhikari will receive the UCT Social Responsiveness Award next month for his work with the Harold Cressy School community over the past 20 years.
Carlos Correia talks about the history behind Juta's Financial Management.
Although scholarly books are crucial to the promotion of an academic's career, 90% of the publications the department of higher education and training accredits are journal articles. This is among the key factors that led to the launch of the National Scholarly Book Publishers' Forum during the Cape Town Book Fair in June.
An ex-pupil of Harold Cressy High School, Mohamed Adhikari, who is now a professor in UCT’s Department of Historical Studies, put his researcher’s cap on and has put together the life story of the man after whom the school is named. Against the Current: a biography of Harold Cressy 1889-1916 is published by Juta as a corporate social responsibility project. All proceeds from sales of the first 1000 copies are going to the Harold Cressy Bursary Fund.
STUDENTS from the University of the Free State (UFS) were recently announced as being the overall winners of Juta and Company's 2012 Student2Book Ratio Campaign.
Juta Academic launched its latest Engineering titles at CPUT (Belville) on 24 May 2012. The launch attended by the Engineering faculty featured a talk by Prof Anthony Staak, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) and Mthunzi Nxawe, Juta Academic Engineering, Mathematics and Stats Publisher.
Entries for the 2013 Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition sponsored by Juta Law are open. The competition, which is open to LLB and LLM students at South African universities, is held under the auspices of the SA Law Reform Commission and encourages entrants to explore new ideas relating to law reform in a formal written essay. Prizes valued at over R70 000 will be awarded to the winning essays.