Awards for research and engineering capacity development over the last 5-10 years

These awards are made to individuals based in South Africa, regardless of nationality or citizenship. The individuals must have, during the last 5 to 10 years, demonstrated outstanding leadership in increasing the participation of young researchers or engineers in their chosen SET fields.

Research Capacity Development Awards

Awards for research and engineering capacity development
over the last 5-10 years

The purpose of this category is to recognise:

• Individuals who have trained and guided significant numbers of diverse post-graduate students to the completion of masters, as well as doctoral studies

OR

• individuals who have impacted on the climate of a department or school to significantly increase the diversity of students completing both masters and doctoral studies at the school

The following additional criteria are reviewed for this category:

• The number of South African post-graduate students trained who have completed their studies
• The impact of leadership on the climate of a department or school to significantly increase the diversity of students completing both masters and doctoral studies
• Assistance provided to students to present and publish research work
• Supervising and refereeing of dissertations
• Provision of mentorship, support and the development of essential skills in the world of business and work
• Continued interest shown in the individuals’ professional advancement