DRIVING RESEARCH AND INNOVATION DATA SCIENCE MASTERS PROGRAMME.

Combining statistics, mathematics, programming and creative problem-solving to develop new approaches to data handling. SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE. Cutting-edge bioinformatics and computational biology research. NANOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTRE (NIC). A unit focussed on the science and research behind using small particles and certain metals to target various diseases. SOUTH AFRICAN RESEARCH CHAIRS INITIATIVE. UWC currently holds no less than 18 chairs. SQUARE KILOMETRES ARRAY (SKA) PROJECT. To coordinate and accurately analyse the big data received from this global project, UWC has joined forces with other universities to form the Institue for Data Intensive Astronomy. HYDROGEN SOUTH AFRICA SYSTEMS COMPETENCE CENTRE. Together with another partner in this initiative, UWC encourage and facitlitate more hightechnology industries in the mining sector. E-SKILLS WITH IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES STREAM. A Postgraduate Diploma that combines Augmented and Virtual Reality.