December 2018

CALL FOR BUSINESS PROPOSALS FOR THE SECOND PHASE OF THE NUL INNOVATION HUB!

The National University of Lesotho (NUL) Research and Innovations Committee has been tasked with overseeing the NUL Innovation Hub activities among other duties. The call is hereby made to all NUL staff members, NUL Students and NUL Graduates with existing innovative businesses that can be incubated within the second phase of the NUL Innovation Hub space. Businesses should have at least one of their members being affiliated with NUL as mentioned above.

INTRODUCING A TOWN PLAN FOR THE PROPOSED NUL-LNDC INDUSTRIAL PARK

When all is said and done, “the proposed park for the Roma Valley will be more than just an industrial park,” said Associate Professor Resetselemang Leduka who teaches Urban and Regional Planning at the National University of Lesotho (NUL). He leads the Town Planning component of the project. “It will be a business park,” he said. It will have a mix of manufacturing, services, recreation and shopping outlets.

NUL STUDENT IS BUILDING A ROBOTIC, ACCURATE EARLY CANCER DETECTOR

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) machine is being created by Mahao Molise, the National University of Lesotho (NUL) student. It seeks to replace skilled radiologists with highly trained computers that detect cancer cells with a better degree of accuracy.

When you train machines to think like humans; that is called artificial intelligence. “Through coding, we give the machine some brain-like capabilities to make them intelligent and identify cancer cells,” he said.

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ONE MILLION ROSEHIP SEEDLINGS CHALLENGE FOR FORMER NUL STUDENT

‘Miloane Mokhobo, the graduate of the National University of Lesotho (NUL), has come up with some innovative ways to meet a mammoth challenge. He has a contract to create 1 million rosehip seedlings for a local company that exports lucrative rosehip products overseas. He has just produced 10,000 seedlings! But he knows, as Lao Tzu once said, that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.