In 2010 the Department of Science and Technology (DST) introduced the “Improving Academic Qualifications of Academic Staff and Researchers” funding to accelerate the training of doctoral candidates, as a once-off project. In 2013 the DST renewed its funding commitment and extended this to a three-year programme. Accordingly, the DST allocated R6 million for the 2012/13, R10million for the 2013/14 and R10 million for the 2014/15 financial years.
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.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) as IIASA’s National Member Organisation (NMO), in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), is pleased to announce the third joint Call for Supervisors in continuing the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP).
Governed by the Agreement on Scientific and Technological cooperation signed between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of Romania, signed on 15 September 2004 in Bucharest, Romania, a call for joint thematic cooperation proposals between South African and Romanian researchers is announced. Local researchers are invited to submit proposals by the due date indicated below.
On 30 September 2010, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. Following successful workshops held in China and South Africa on Nuclear Physics and Bioresources the NSFC and NRF are pleased to announce the 2014 joint call for research proposals, and herewith invite all interested parties to submit their applications, by a date no later than the indicated closing date.