Developing and Advancing Excellence in Researchers - Thuthuka, South Africa

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Call for proposals for funding

The Thuthuka Programme falls within the Institutional Capacity Development (ICD) directorate of the NRF.

The various programmes and initiatives within the ICD are aimed at the development and support of people, infrastructure, facilities and systems.

Investment priority will be given to the achievement of three principal goals:

  • Human resource development
  • Building the research capacity
  • Development of research/knowledge areas

    To this end the following Thuthuka sub-programmes have been developed and implemented:

  • Researchers-in-Training (RiT)
  • Women-in-Research (WiR)
  • Research Development Initiative for Black Academics (REDIBA)

    Applications for funding of projects within the different sub-programmes open on 4 April.

    All applications, validated by the respective Institution’s research administration or responsible person, must be submitted to the NRF no later than 4 June.

    Contacts for the Thuthuka call for funding

    Ms Anthipi Pouris
    Manager: ICD Grants
    Tel: 012 481 4240
    Email: anthipi [at] nrf.ac.za

    Mr Akhona Njomane
    Professional Officer: ICD Grants
    Tel: 012 481 4051
    Email: akhona [at] nrf.ac.za

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