Skip to content

Election Day


University of Fort Hare professor presents her research on a global stage

# University of Fort Hare Human Movement Sciences Associate professor, Maya van Gent, recently honoured an invitation to speak at the International BRICS Council for Exercise and Sport Science Conference in India. This is where she presented her compelling research on non-communicable diseases among adolescents. Over 500 delegates from 35 countries attended the conference. Van Gent says getting the opportunity to present her research, which includes findings on high rates of obesity, on a global stage was amazing.