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The role of technikons in research

H. Koen
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 8, No 1 | a866 | DOI: | © 1989 H. Koen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 March 1989 | Published: 14 March 1989

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H. Koen,, South Africa

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It is accepted that technikons have a research responsibility and task which stems from the vocational directed character of its training. Research at technikons should result in implementation in practice. Such research does not necessarily culminate in publications and is therefore difficult to measure. In view of increasing disinvestment, the potential of technological research at technikons can play a critical role in industrial development.


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