NRF Information Sessions
Description:This presentation focuses on the range of funding opportunities for next generation researchers (Honours, masters, doctoral and postdoctoral candidates). Details are provided on the application process, eligibility 

Presenters : Dr Thashni Pillay, Director: Grant Management and Systems Administration

thashni.maistry@nrf.ac.za

+27 12 481 4241
Target Audience: Postgraduate students and supervisors 
Title: Portfolio of funding opportunities for next generation researchers
   

Description:The NRF strategically invests in established researchers through various funding opportunities which will be the subject of this presentation. It also provides details on the application process, eligibility criteria, conditions for award, processing of funding and review.

Presenter: Ms Marinky Tshephe,Professional Officer: Grant Management and Systems Administration

Maria@nrf.ac.za  -+27 12 481 4060 

Presenter: Ms Jane Mabena, Professional Officer: Grant Management and Systems Administration

JANE@nrf.ac.za - +27 12 481 4067

Target Audience: Established researchers Title: Portfolio of funding instruments for opportunities for established researchers
   
Description:The rating system is a key driver in the NRF’s aim to build a globally competitive science system in South Africa. It is a valuable tool for benchmarking the quality of South African-based researchers against the best in the world.  NRF ratings are allocated based on a researcher’s recent scholarly outputs and impact as perceived by international peer reviewers. Rated researchers as supervisors will impart cutting-edge skills to the next generation of researchers.

Presenter: Ms Joyce Olivier, Director: Reviews and Evaluation

Joyce.Olivier@nrf.ac.za - +27 12 481 4106

 Target Audience: Researchers interested in NRF rating  Title: Requirements for NRF rating
   
Description: One objective of the NRF is to support the creation of new knowledge and research by funding the best research projects, in any area relevant to South Africa, through the reviews and evaluation processes. This presentation outlines critical aspects to consider when preparing a research grant proposal that will ensure success.

Presenter: Ms Singathwa Mbangeni, Professional Officer: Reviews and Evaluation
Target Audience: Postgraduate students and supervisors Title: Review eligible and fundable research grant proposals

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