Recognition | Research Excellence

List of Announcements

 


2015 Calls already closed

30 September 2016 S2A3 Scientific Awards 2016
DRIS — 17 May 2015 Rolex Awards
DRIS — 18 May 2015 Women in Science Award
29 May 2015 Best Publication Awards
30 November 2015 MRC | 2015/2016 NSTF Awards
10 July 2016 Africa Thesis Awards 2016

Recurrent and older calls

DRIS — April 2016 tba Proteomic Sciences Award
15 November 2015 NRF Evaluation and Rating 2015

UP Department of Research and Innovation Support Funding Bulletins

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NRF Call Schedule

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S2A3 Scientific Awards 2016

Invitation for nominations for the S2A3 Scientific Awards, 2016:

  • South Africa Medal (Gold)
  • British Association Medal (Sliver)

The South Africa Medal (Gold) is awarded to a senior scientist who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of science, either on a broad front or in a specialized field.

British Association Medal (Silver) is awarded to a scientist under the age of 40 years as at the closing date on this notice that has provided evidence of outstanding capability and achievements by way of publications, discoveries or special skills, in particular when measured against international scientific standards.

See guidelines for submission of nominations for the awards. Please cc [email protected] when you nominate

Closing Date: 30 September 2016

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Proteomic Sciences Award

The Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) presents these distinguished awards at their World Congress annually.

For further information, guidelines and application form see http://www.hupo.org/about-hupo/awards/

Deadlines

DRIS — 20 April 2015
Award deadline — 8 May 2015

Contact person

Ninette Mouton
Department of Research and Innovation Support
Research Grants Manager
[email protected]
Tel: (012) 420 3528
Fax: 0865 483 163

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MRC | 2015/2016 NSTF Awards in partnership with South32

Nominations for the prestigious 2015/2016 NSTF Awards in partnership with South32 are now open!

Kindly peruse the details — complete information is contained in the Awards Information Document

  • Please submit names of potential candidates for the listed categories to Natasha Jeftha in the Faculty Research Office
  • Deadline for nominations 30 November 2015

Study all information in advance of submitting a nomination. The criteria for evaluation of nominees are comprehensive to ensure quality and to maintain the prestige of the Awards.

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Women in Science Award

The Department of Science and Technology is calling for nominations to recognise and award excellence by women scientists and researchers. The South African Women in Science Awards encourage and reward women scientists, and researchers, and also profile them as role models for younger women. The awards will be made to women who are South African citizens or permanent residents.

Guidelines, checklist and nomination form —

http://www.assaf.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/WISA-CALL-for-nominations-2015-20-February2.pdf

Deadlines

DRIS — 18 May 2015
Award deadline — 22 May 2015

Contact person

Ninette Mouton
Department of Research and Innovation Support
Research Grants Manager
[email protected]
Tel: (012) 420 3528
Fax: 0865 483 163

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Rolex Awards

The Rolex Awards for Enterprise support inspiring individuals who carry out innovative projects that advance human knowledge or well-being.

Change the world with your inspiring project. Anyone over 18 years, from any country, can apply for a Rolex Award.

About the awards — http://www.rolexawards.com/about

Deadlines

DRIS — 17 May 2015
Award deadline — 31 May 2015

Contact person

Ninette Mouton
Department of Research and Innovation Support
Research Grants Manager
[email protected]
Tel: (012) 420 3528
Fax: 0865 483 163

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Best Publication Awards

The awards are exceptional achievements for the authors, and a showcase of the Faculty of Health Sciences research published in 2014.

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NRF Evaluation and Rating 2015

Call for Applications

Applicants are invited to submit applications at https:/nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za

Faculty closing date for online applications is 15 November 2015

Within the Faculty we have support services available to assist and guide you through this process.  For detail see this link on the Faculty Research Office Web http://www.up.ac.za/en/faculty-of-health-sciences-research/article/2137603/nrf-become-a-rated-researcher

  1. Our research mentor in the Faculty, Prof Connie Medlen ([email protected]), is specifically available to assist with applications such as these. Please contact her and arrange with her to walk this path with you.
  2. The Faculty Research Grants Manager, Natasha Jeftha ([email protected]) can help you navigate through the NRF Online Submission System but also in writing up the self-evaluation/profile sections. Feel free to contact the office for assistance.

The NRF's closing date is 23:59 15 February 2016 - no late applications will be accepted.

Before attempting to complete an application for rating, please study the application and guidelines documents —

Remember — various other processes and documents to strengthen your application is available at the abovementioned Faculty Research Office link

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 Africa Thesis Awards 2016

The African Studies Centre Leiden has an award for students whose Masters thesis has been completed on the basis of research conducted on Africa. The award aims to encourage student research and writing on Africa and to promote the study of African cultures and societies.

Any final-year student who has completed his/her Masters thesis with distinction (80% or higher or a Dutch rating of at least an 8) at a university in Africa or the Netherlands may apply for the award. The thesis has to be based on independent empirical research related to Africa in socio-geographical, economic, political, juridical or anthropological issues or focusing on the humanities, such as history, religion and literature but with the exception of language and/or semiotic studies. The thesis must have been examined in the twelve months prior to the deadline.

The award consists of a prize of €500, and publication of the winning thesis in the ASCL’s African Studies Collection.

The deadline for the submission of theses this year is 10 July 2016 at 24:00.

For more information please visit: http://www.ascleiden.nl/content/africa-thesis-award

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