Research collaborators

Occupational Hygiene and Health Research Initiative (OHHRI)

Research collaborators




Research collaboration with industry, in particular the platinum mining industry, which has a significant footprint in the North West Province, is one of our primary strengths. Nonetheless collaboration with other research entities of the NWU (e.g. HART, Pharmacen) and other national (e.g. Medical Research Council) and international (e.g. the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA) research organisations are well established. Some of our national and international collaborations and agreements include:


  • Medical Research Council, Pretoria
  • CSIR, Pretoria
  • AngloAmerican, Johannesburg
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • Kumba Iron Ore, Kathu
  • Anglo Coal, eMalahleni
  • University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
  • Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein
  • Vaal University of Technology


  • University of Woolongong, Australia
  • Unversity of Antofagasto, Chile
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Cornell University, USA