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NRF funds state-of-the-art nuclear spectrometer for UWC

Following a intensive and rigorous review process involving international experts, the National Research Foundation has approved the funding of R35 million for a Nuclear Spectrometer. GAMKA, which stands for GAMma-ray spectrometer for Knowledge in Africa and the name, stems from the Khoisan word for “lion.” The new equipment will bolster the country’s ability to perform cutting edge nuclear research.

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Mr. Theo Hooghiemstra, Nuffic Director & Dr Romilla Maharaj,  Executive Director: Human and Infrastructure Capacity Development, NRF.

Doctoral Training Agreement Between South Africa and the Netherlands

South Africa and the Netherlands are proud to announce that in May 2017, the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and Nuffic (the Dutch Organisation for Internationalisation in Education), signed a Memorandum of Agreement to enable at least 50 South African students to study towards a PhD in the Netherlands between 2018 and 2022.

The Memorandum of Agreement implements the 2015 bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of science and technology between South Africa and the Netherlands. 

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2016 Postdoctoral Research Forum

Cape Town, 13 - 15 March 2016

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) will be hosting the 2016 National Postdoctoral Research Forum at the Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape, from 13 – 15 March 2016.

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