The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT), had a 2-day kick-off and launching workshop for the 2018 jointly funded projects under the Swedish/South Africa Science and Technology Cooperation. The workshop took place on 13-14 March 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The objectives of the workshop were to:
From left: The Minister, Director-General and Dr Paterson discuss the National Fish Collection with Senior Curation Officer, Nkosinathi Mazungula (Photo: Steven Lang)
A very special space evolves each year at NRF-SAIAB's pop-up science centre, Water World, at Scifest Africa. 2018 was made extra special as we had the honour this year to be visited by the newly appointed Minister of the Department of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, and the Director-General, Dr Phil Mjwara, on Friday afternoon.
The L’Oréal Foundation is launching the 9th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. A total of 14 fellowships are available – 12 for PhD students and two for postdoctoral researchers. Follow this link to learn more or apply.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) is pleased to announce the publication of a seminal work aligned with its multi-year investment in research and capacity development for systems analysis.