RCZ took part in the 2016 Research and Intellectual Expo, Science and Technology Week (RIO-SET) which has held at the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo.
The RIO-SET is an annual event initiated by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development to showcase to the nation and the Southern African region, the research outputs and intellectual prowess by Zimbabweans. RIO-SET 2016 ran from 31st August to the 3rd of September 2016 under the theme “Growing the Zimbabwean Economy through Innovation”. The official opening, paper presentations, exhibitions, visual and expressive arts were done at the National University of Science and Technology. Participants at RIO-SET included the Higher and Tertiary Education sector, universities, polytechnics, teachers’ colleges, research institutions and centres, industry, business, organisations and secondary schools.
The RCZ Stand at the RIO-SET was graced by dignitaries who include the Vice President Cde. P. Mphoko, Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Prof. J. Moyo among others.
Visitors to the RCZ stand expressed interest in taking part in the 11th Zimbabwe International Research Symposium with a call for RCZ to increase its visibility and publicity of its Programmes.