Division for Research Development
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Please see below for more detail on the workshops offered by the Division for Research Development in 2021.

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic workshops for 2021 will be presented online unless otherwise stated.

Outline of workshop programme (which includes interactive sessions): 


- Basic structure of grant proposals

- Why grant proposals fail 

- Explaining peer review panels 

- The core components of a grant proposal 

- Why writing style matters 

- The budget

*Registrations are now closed

More details to follow shortly. 

For more information contact:
Fadwha Patel

*Registrations are not open as yet​​

This workshop is aimed at familiarising researchers (and personnel involved in the financial- and project related matters of a research project) with the contractual aspects of research contracts. It covers the process, contractual risks, intellectual property rights, full cost and financial planning, as well as legislation applicable to research projects.

The workshop will thus give researchers more insight into the SU’s Research Contract Management policy as well as Financial- and Intellectual Property- policies and procedures. Information pertaining to the Conflict of Interest Policy, as well as the Ethics Policy relating to research contracts, will be shared with researchers.
For more information contact:
Fadwha Patel

*Registrations are not open as yet

This interactive workshop will focus on the NRF’s evaluation and rating process. The focus is to address researchers` specific questions about the rating process and the online application itself.

• How to determine when you are ready for rating
• Do`s and Don`ts when filling in the application form
• How “considerable national/international recognition” is defined
• The role of bibliometrics in the decision-making process

For more information on the workshop contact: 

Aasima Gaffoor


For more information on how to register contact:
Fadwha Patel
Tel: 021 808 9325​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

*Registrations are not open as yet​​​