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FOSST Discovery Centre's ReVEL has put Fort Hare on the African Map!

UFH, ReVEL drives development of online laboratories

African universities have recognised the potential of online laboratories in promoting science education. And while online experiments are especially relevant during COVID-19, there are significant challenges.Phumezo Kwinana, director of the Forté School of Science and Technology (FOSST) Discovery Centre and founder of the Remote and Virtual Education Laboratory (ReVEL) at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), South Africa, told University World News: "Virtual laboratories are being developed in African universities. ... Remote laboratories were introduced to UFH's physics department in October 2019."ReVEL enables students and researchers to interact with peers from over 20 universities around the world on experiments in the STEM field. Learners from local rural schools are able to perform all their syllabus-based experiments online. For more info please follow the link below.