The African Origins Platform funding instrument is a discipline-specific funding instrument which supports research and associated human capacity development in the palaeosciences. Research must align with the strategic goals of the 2012 South African Strategy for the Palaeosciences. The AOP Funding Instrument is a demand-driven funding instrument will serve to develop and expand palaeosciences research excellence.
More details are provided in the Framework Document.
Applications must be submitted on the NRF Online Submission System at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za.
Call Opens: 22 May 2018
Call Closes: 2 July 2018
NRF Contact Person:
012 481 4177
  Within this project registration document the term palaeosciences includes palaeontology, palaeoanthropology, archaeology and related disciplines, unless stated otherwise