The South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic (SANCOR) is a non-statutory body that generates and communicates knowledge and advice in order to promote the wise and informed use and management of the marine and coastal environments.
The National Research Foundation invites applications from researchers working in specified diminishing areas of palaeosciences research to apply for funding for 2014 and 2015 in support of primarily, human capital development and generally the specified fields of palaeoscience.
The aim of this scheme (South Africa-UK Scientific Seminars) is to fund the organisation of a small 3-day scientific meeting to bring together groups of early to mid-career scientists from South Africa and the UK for the purpose of scientific discussion, to promote collaboration and knowledge transfer by encouraging interaction within the wider research community. These scientific meetings would take place in either South Africa or the UK.
The Belmont Forum is a platform established by some of the world’s major funders of global change research including the National Research foundation and the Department of Science and Technology, to mobilise international resources and expertise in order to drive global environmental research for earth system sustainability.
The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). To facilitate collaboration between researchers in the two countries, The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) have agreed to establish an exchange programme.