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Opening Date: 
Friday, 17 November, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 28 February, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate of Biological Sciences and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have formed a partnership to promote opportunities for collaboration between researchers of the United States and South Africa. This collaboration offers the United States and South African researchers an opportunity to apply for funding for Joint Research in Dimensions of Biodiversity. 

The Dimensions of Biodiversity program aims to characterize biodiversity on Earth by using integrative, innovative approaches to rapidly fill the most substantial gaps in our understanding of the diversity of life. Successful projects are expected to develop and incorporate new approaches to rapidly reduce unknown dimensions of the biodiversity of our living world. NRF is pleased to announce 1st joint call in Dimensions of Biodiversity for 2018, and herewith invite all interested parties to submit their applications, by a date no later than that indicated.

All South African applications must be submitted electronically on the NRF Online Submission System at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za.  A detailed call document is attached.

Key dates:

Call opens: 17 November 2017
Call closes: 28 February 2018

Please note that applications submitted outside the NRF Online Submission System will not be accepted.

NRF Contacts:
Ms Nombuso Madonda
Knowledge Advancement and Support (KAS)
Tel: +27 12 481 4285        
Email: nombuso.madonda@nrf.ac.za

Jan Phalane
Grants Management and Systems Administration
Tel: +27 12 481 4157
Email: Jan.phalane@nrf.ac.za