Department of Research and Innovation

The Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) plays an enabling role in the University of Pretoria’s vision to be recognised as a leading research-intensive university in Africa. It fulfils its role by integrating people, resources and opportunities that make it possible for researchers, at every stage of their career, to develop and excel. From accessing funding and supporting emerging researchers, through to contract writing and the protection of intellectual property, DRI provides a creative and supportive environment in which researchers at UP, and from across South Africa, the region and the international research community, can contribute to the impact of research on the well-being of society.

The DRI portfolio comprises different sections:

Please click here to download the matrix of the support services offered by the Department of Research and Innovation, and the staff responsible for each of these services.



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