2024 NRF Awards: Call for Nominations

2024 NRF Awards: Call for Nominations

Nominations for the Special Award Categories of the NRF Awards will open on Monday, 11 March 2024. The awards not only celebrate the hard work of individual researchers, but also benefit the awardees’ institutions by growing its status among its local and international peers.

If you know of an up and coming researcher who stands head and shoulders above their peers; a researcher who has made a meaningful contribution to SA’s research environment and/or the development of the next generation of researchers; or an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the development of science in and for South Africa over an extended period of time, then this is your opportunity to nominate these individuals for an NRF Award.

The categories are as follows:

  1. Lifetime Achievement Award
  2. Public Engagement with Research Award
  3. Hamilton Naki Award
  4. Research Excellence Award for Next Generation Researchers
  5. Research Excellence Award for Early Career / Emerging Researchers
  6. Champion of Research Capacity Development and Transformation Award
  7. Science Team Award

To be eligible as a Nominator or as a Nominee, all participants must be registered on the NRF Connect System and with a fully updated CV. Follow the link below to register on the NRF Connect System and/or to update your CV: https://nrfconnect.nrf.ac.za. All nominations must be completed on the NRF Connect System and submitted through the research offices of an NRF-recognised research institution by the NRF Approved Designated Authorities.

The Closing Date for submission of Nominations by the Applicants is Friday, 12 April 2024.
The Closing Date for submission by the Designated Authorities (DAs) is Friday, 19 April 2024.

Contact Persons for enquiries

For submission enquiries please contact:
Ms Mpai Motsei
Tel: 012 481 4078
Email: ML.Motsei@risa.nrf.ac.za

For eligibility enquiries please contact:
Mr Lebogang Mpetle
Tel: 012 481 4052
Email: ML.Mpetle@risa.nrf.ac.za

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