All workshops will be presented virtually unless stipulated otherwise.

 

February 2022

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

Literature review and Problem identification (Masters and Doctoral students)
(Day 1)

16

Literature review and Problem identification (Masters and Doctoral students)
(Day 2)

17

Writing winning funding proposals
(09h00-14h00)

18

19

20

 

21

Developing & Measuring Socially Impactful Research
(09h00-13h00)

22

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Postponed 5-7 Apr)

23

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Postponed 5-7 Apr)

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

24

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Postponed 5-7 Apr)

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

25




Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

26

27

 

28

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr (5 weeks)

The Role of Intercultural Competence in Postgraduate Supervision
(16h00-19h00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr (5 weeks)

 

1

2

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing
(Day 1)

3

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing
(Day 2)

4

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing
(Day 3)

5

6

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr 2022 (5 weeks)

7

Research Design and Methods
(Day 1)

8

Research Design and Methods
(Day 2)

Introduction to Postgraduate Supervision
(Day 1)

9

Research Design and Methods
(Day 3)

Introduction to Postgraduate Supervision
(Day 2)

10

11

12

13

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr 2022 (5 weeks)

14

15

16

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 1)
(Day 1)

17

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 1)
(Day 2)

18

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 1)
(Day 3)

19

20

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr 2022 (5 weeks)

21

Human Rights Day

22

23

Writing Skills for Academic Articles
(Day 1)

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

24

Writing Skills for Academic Articles
(Day 2)

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

25

Nailing the Research Question
(09h00-13h00)


Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

26

27

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr 2022 (5 weeks)

28

Virtual Writing Retreat
(Day 1)

29

Virtual Writing Retreat
(Day 2)

30

Virtual Writing Retreat
(Day 3)

31

Virtual Writing Retreat
(Day 4)

Avoiding Plagiarism
(09h00-16h00)

 

 

 

April 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course
28 Feb - 1 Apr 2022 (5 weeks)

 

 

 

 

1

Virtual Writing Retreat
(Day 5)

2

3

4

2022 MSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

5

2022 MSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Day 1)

6

2022 MSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Day 2)

7

2022 MSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

NRF Thuthuka Grant Application Writing Workshop
(Day 3)

8

2022 MSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 1
(Closed Session)

9

10

11

Introduction to the Quantitative Research Process
(09h00-15h00)

12

Innovative Techniques for Improved Rigour in Qualitative Research
(09h00-13h00)

13

Quantitative Research Designs
(09h00-13h00)

14

Building and using a conceptual framework
(09h00-15h00)

15

Good Friday

16

17

18

Family Day
   

19

20

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

Introduction to Questionnaire Development (Honours students)
(Day 1)

21

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

Introduction to Questionnaire Development (Honours students)
(Day 2)

22

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

23

24

25

26

27

Freedom Day

28

29

30

 

May 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1

International Worker's Day

2

Public Holiday

3

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Honours students)
(Day 1)

4

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Honours students)
(Day 2)

5

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Honours students)
(Day 3)

6




 

7

8

9

Literature Review and Scientific Writing
(Day 1)

 

10

Literature Review and Scientific Writing
(Day 2)

 

11

Literature Review and Scientific Writing
(Day 3)

 

12

Introduction to Qualitative Research Coding with Atlas.ti
(Day 1)

 

13

Introduction to Qualitative Research Coding with Atlas.ti
(Day 2)

 

14

Planning and Managing Research
(09h00-13h00)

 

15

16

17

Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis
(Day 1)

18

Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis
(Day 2)

19

Introduction to R and Basic Descriptive Statistics
(09h00-16h30)

20

21

22

23

Science Communication: writing for popular media for impact
(11h30-13h30)

Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Analysis in R and Excel
(Day 1)

24

Data Collection and Analyses
(Day 1)



Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Analysis in R and Excel
(Day 2)

25

Data Collection and Analyses
(Day 2)


Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

26

Data Collection and Analyses
(Day 3)


Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

27

Data Collection and Analyses
(Day 4)


Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

28

29

30

Article Writing for Novice Authors
(Day 1)

31

Article Writing for Novice Authors
(Day 2)

 

 

 

 

 

June 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

1

2

Intermediary level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti
(Day 1)

3

Intermediary level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti
(Day 2)

4

5

6

Qualitative Research Designs
(09h00-15h00)

 

7

Data Management and Data Analysis
(Day 1)

 

8

Data Management and Data Analysis
(Day 2)

 

9

Coding Qualitative Data
(09h00-16h30)

 

10

11

Qualitative Data Analysis
(09h00-15h00)

 

12

13

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)
Postponed until 4-6 July

14

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)
Postponed until 4-6 July

15

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)
Postponed until 4-6 July

16

Youth Day

17

University Holiday

18

19

20

21

22

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

 

23

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

Advanced level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti
(Day 1)

24

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

Advanced level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti
(Day 2)

25

26

27

28

2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 1 (Closed Session)

29

2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 1 (Closed Session)

Writing for Publications in Accredited Journals
(Day 1)
Postponed until 19-20 July

30

2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 1 (Closed Session)

Writing for Publications in Accredited Journals
(Day 2)
Postponed until 19-20 July

 

 

 

July 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
Postponed until 11-15 July
(Day 1)

2022 DSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 1)

5

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
Postponed until 11-15 July
(Day 2)

2022 DSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 2)

Introduction to Participatory Visual Methodology (Workshop 1)
(14h00-16h00)
Postponed: Date to be advised
 

6

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
Postponed until 11-15 July
(Day 3)

2022 DSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)

7

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
Postponed until 11-15 July
( Day 4)

 

2022 DSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

8

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
Postponed until 11-15 July
(Day 5)

2022 DSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Grant Proposal Writing / Grant Management
(09h00-14h00)

9

10

11

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 1)

2022 MSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

12

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 2)

2022 MSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Drawing as Research Method (Workshop 2)
(13h00-16h00)
Postponed: Date to be advised

13

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 3)

2022 MSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

14

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 4)

2022 MSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Planning a Research Journey for a Career with Impact
(Day 1)

15

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 5)

2022 MSP Module 2
(Closed Session)

Planning a Research Journey for a Career with Impact
(Day 2)

16

17

18

19

Photovoice as Research Method (Workshop 3)
(13h00-16h00)
Postponed: Date to be advised

Writing for Publications in Accredited Journals
(Day 1)

20

Introduction to Qualitative Research (Honours students)
(Day 1)

 

Writing for Publications in Accredited Journals
(Day 2)

21

Introduction to Qualitative Research (Honours students)
(Day 2)

General Linear Models (Using R and Excel)
(Day 1)

22




General Linear Models (Using R and Excel)
(Day 2)

23

24

25

26

Participatory video (and cellphilming) as Research Method (Workshop 4)
(13h00-17h00)
Postponed: Date to be advised

27

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)


Advanced Regression Analysis using SPSS
(Day 1)

28

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)


Advanced Regression Analysis using SPSS
(Day 2)

29

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

30

Qualitative Data Analysis (Repeat)
(09h00-15h00)

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

1

2

The Role of Literature in a Master’s dissertation / Doctoral thesis
(Day 1)

 

3

The Role of Literature in a Master’s dissertation / Doctoral thesis
(Day 2)

 

4

Identifying Predatory Journals
(09h00-13h00)

5

6

7

8

University Holiday

9

National Women's Day

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 2)
(Day 1)

18

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 2)
(Day 2)

19

Virtual Postgraduate Orientation (Semester 2)
(Day 3)

20

21

22

Nailing the Research Question (Repeat)
(09h00-13h00)

23

24

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 1)
Postponed: 28-30 Sep

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

25

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 2)
Postponed: 28-30 Sep

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

26

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)
Postponed: 28-30 Sep

Pre-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

27

28

29

Research Design and Methods (Repeat)
(Day 1)

30

Research Design and Methods  (Repeat)
(Day 2)

31

Research Design and Methods (Repeat)
(Day 3)

 

 

 

 

September 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

1

2

Introduction to Qualitative Research Coding with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 1)

3

Introduction to Qualitative Research Coding with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 2)

4

5

6

Master’s and Doctoral Examination (HSS)
(Day 1)

7

Master’s and Doctoral Examination (HSS)
(Day 2)

2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 2 (Closed Session)

8




2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 2 (Closed Session)

9




2021 MSP and DSP Cohort Support Module 2 (Closed Session)

10

Coding Qualitative Data (Repeat)
(09h00-16h30)

11

12

2022 MSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 1) Postponed: 3-7 Oct

Repeated measures ANOVAs, MANOVAs and ANCOVAs (Using R and Excel)
(Day 1)

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

13

2022 MSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 2) Postponed: 3-7 Oct

Repeated measures ANOVAs, MANOVAs and ANCOVAs (Using R and Excel)
(Day 2)

14

2022 MSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 3) Postponed: 3-7 Oct

15

2022 MSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 4) Postponed: 3-7 Oct

16

2022 MSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 3
(Closed Session)

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 5) Postponed: 3-7 Oct

17

18

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

19

20

Overcoming Obstacles faced by Emerging Researchers
(09h00-15h00)

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 1) Postponed: 17-19 Oct

21

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 1)

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 2) Postponed: 17-19 Oct

22

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 2)

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 3) Postponed: 17-19 Oct

23

Post-data Collection Course
Unit for Statistical Consultation
(Day 3)

Intermediary level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 1)

24

Heritage Day


Intermediary level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 2)

25

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

26

27




Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis (Repeat)
(Day 1) 
Postponed: 10-11 Oct

28

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 1)

Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis (Repeat)
(Day 2) 
Postponed: 10-11 Oct

29

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 2)

30

Proposal Writing, Research Design and Thesis Writing (Repeat)
(Day 3)

 

 

October 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course  (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

3

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 1)

4

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 2)

5

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 3)

6

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 4)

Writing Skills for Academic Articles (Repeat) (Day 1)
Postponed: 10-11 Nov

7

Virtual Writing Retreat (Repeat)
(Day 5)

Writing Skills for Academic Articles (Repeat) (Day 2)
Postponed: 10-11 Nov

8

9

Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision (SPS) Course  (Repeat)
12 Sept - 14 Oct (5 weeks)

10

Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis (Repeat)
(Day 1) 

11

Guiding the theoretical framework and structuring a doctoral thesis (Repeat)
(Day 2) 

Bullying in the University Space
(Day 1) 

12

Critical Thinking
(09h00-16h30)


Bullying in the University Space
(Day 2) 

13

14

Advanced level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 1)

15

Advanced level workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology with Atlas.ti (Repeat)
(Day 2)

16

17

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 1)

18

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 2)

The Role of Intercultural Competence in Postgraduate Supervision (Repeat)
(16h00-19h00)

19

Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics using R
(Day 3)

Article Writing for Novice Authors (Repeat)
(Day 1)

20

Introduction to Quantitative Research
(Day 1)

Article Writing for Novice Authors (Repeat)
(Day 2)

21

Introduction to Quantitative Research
(Day 2)

22

23

24

25

Science Communication: writing for popular media for impact
(11h30-13h30)

26

Mentoring and Developing the Next Generation of Researchers
(10h00-12h00)

27

Blended Writing Bootcamp (George Campus)
(Day 1)

28

Blended Writing Bootcamp (George Campus)
(Day 2)

29

Blended Writing Bootcamp (George Campus)
(Day 3)

30

31

Planning and Managing Research (Repeat)
(09h00-13h00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2022

 

December 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

1

Grant Formulation and Writing using the special focus of European Union (EU) Funding
(Day 4)

2

3

4

5

2022 MSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

6

2022 MSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

7

2022 MSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

8

2022 MSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

9

2022 MSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

2022 DSP Module 4
(Closed Session)

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Day of Reconciliation

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

Christmas Day

26

Day of Goodwill

27

28

29

30

31