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Ethics in the time of Corona — a philosopher's take

Wits Impacts For Good

Meet Lucy Allais — the Wits professor whose research around philosopher Immanuel Kant’s theoretical philosophy seeks to confront the ethical dilemmas faced by healthcare workers on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

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Medical Anthropology: Where the study of a pandemic and the BLM movement align

Meet Lenore Manderson — the Wits professor whose work in medical anthropology, social history and public health seeks to address the complex social responses to disease, inequality and social injustices facing humankind in the Black Lives Matter era. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Climate Consciousness: This Wits professor has Earth's interests at heart

Meet Bob Scholes — the Wits professor working hard to address the catastrophic impacts of climate change and global warming with deep transformative change. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Could this be the answer to Eskom’s failures?

Meet Raees Dangor — the Wits student whose affordable clean energy system is set to address South Africa’s crippling loadshedding crisis and, radically change the lives of villagers affected by energy poverty. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Breaking the silence: How this Wits professor is amplifying the voice of the deaf

Meet Claudine Storbeck — the Wits professor championing the cause of the deaf community by ensuring that all babies and children are given equal access to education and opportunities in order to develop to their full potential. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Why are migrants being excluded from SA’s response to Covid-19?

Meet Jo Vearey — the Wits professor fighting not only for the inclusion of marginalised African migrants in South Africa's Covid-19 response but also for their protection as a wave of xenophobic violence sweeps through the country. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Musa Manzi: The Wits researcher saving lives in the depths of SA’s mines

Meet Musa Manzi – the Wits professor whose ground-breaking mathematical algorithm has the potential to save the lives of mine workers down in the darkest depths of South Africa’s deepest mines. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Helen Rees: The Wits researcher championing SA’s fight against Covid-19

Meet Helen Rees – the Wits professor leading the South African division of the Solidarity Trial that forms part of the international drug trial launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to accelerate the search for an effective vaccine for Covid-19 patients in hospital. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Wits Impacts for Good launches soon!

Eusebius McKaiser previews a brand new podcast series aimed at revealing Wits Originators, researchers, working to answer some of the world's pressing problems. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Why do our babies die? Wits researcher unravels mystery around stillbirths

Meet Shabir Ahmed Madhi – the Wits professor pioneering the vaccine to prevent stillbirths amongst pregnant women in impoverished communities, who are dependent on public health facilities. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

Wits researcher’s technovation stops infection before it starts

Meet Michael Lucas – the Wits PHD student whose break-through academic research in infection control could wipe the slate clean and stop nosocomial infections before it starts. #ForGood Visit the Wits Impacts For Good feature page:  https://www.702.co.za/features/411/the-wits-impacts-for-good-podcast-series

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