Contribution over a lifetime



Bradley, Prof. John

Honorary Professor, Department of Education, University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Harvey, Prof. Brian

Professor, Division of Pharmacology, Programme Leader : Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, NWU; and Programme Leader: Unit on Risk and Resilience, University of Cape Town (UCT)

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Maaza, Prof. Malik

Senior Scientist: National Research Foundation (NRF) Nanosciences LABS and UNESCO Africa Chair, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa (UNISA)

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Owen-Smith, Prof. Norman

Emeritus Research Professor, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Wits

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Pityana, Prof. Sisa

Principal Researcher, Laser Centre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Stacey, Prof. TR (Dick)

Professor Emeritus, School of Mining, Wits

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Rubidge, Prof. Bruce

Director: DST - NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences, Wits

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Wall, Prof. Kevin

Independent Consultant and Extraordinary Professor, Dept of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria (UP)

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  • Contribution over a lifetime


Xia, Prof. Xiaohua

Professor in the Dept. of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, UP

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  • Contribution over a lifetime

TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers



Fuller, Prof. Andrea

Professor: School of Physiology, University of Witwatersrand (Wits); Director: Brain Function Research Group, Wits; Extraordinary lecturer, Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences, Veterinary Faculty, University of Pretoria (UP)

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Hui, Prof. Cang

Professor and Department of Science and Technology (DST)/National Research Foundation (NRF) South African Research Chairs Initiative Chair: Tier 1: Dept of Mathematical Sciences, SU; Research Chair: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS); Core Team Member: DST/ NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology (CIB), SU

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Lall, Prof. Namrita

Professor and DST/NRF SARChI Chair: Plant Health Products from Indigenous Knowledge Systems, UP

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Loots, Prof. Du Toit

Research Director: Human Metabolomics, NWU

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Malan, Prof. Leoné

Professor in Neurophysiology: Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), NWU

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Matsha, Prof. Tandi

Professor and Head: Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Mellado, Prof. Bruce

National Contact Physicist of South Africa: ATLAS experiment, CERN; Group Leader: High Energy Physics group; and Director: Wits High Throughput Electronics Laboratory

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Ndwandwe, Prof. Muzi Osman

Executive Director : Richards Bay Campus, University of Zululand.

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Nyembwe, Dr Kasongo

Senior Lecturer, formerly Head (2004 – 2016), Dept. of Metallurgy, UJ

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers


Pretorius, Prof. Etheresia

Professor and Head : Dept. of Physiological Sciences and Director: Applied Morphology Research Centre, Dept of Physiology, SU

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Researchers

TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers



Becker, Dr Thorsten

Senior Lecturer, Department (Dept) of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University (SU); and Visiting Lecturer: Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cape Town (UCT)

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Bezuidenhout, Prof. Daniela

Associate Professor: Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand
(Wits)

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Collinson, Mrs Wendy

Wildlife and Roads Project Executant, Endangered Wildlife Trust

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Fosso-Kankeu, Prof. Elvis

Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering, NWU

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Manzi, Dr Musa

Senior Researcher and Director: Seismic Research Centre, School of Geosciences, Wits

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Marakalala, Dr Mohlopheni

Senior Lecturer: Division of Immunology, UCT

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Mpofu, Prof. Khumbulani

Professor : Gibela Research Chair in Manufacturing and Skills Development , Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Musyoka, Dr Nicholas

Senior Researcher in energy materials research, CSIR

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  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers


Yacoob, Dr Sahal

Senior Lecturer: Dept. of Physics, UCT

Award Categories:

  • TW Kambule-NSTF Awards: Emerging Researchers

Contribution through management and related SET activities



Jandrell, Prof. Ian

Personal Professor in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering; Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment; Joint leader of the High Voltage and the Lightning/Electromagnetic Compatibiity Research Group, Wits

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  • Contribution through management and related SET activities


Motaung, Prof. Keolebogile

Assistant Dean: Postgraduate Studies, Research, Innovation and Engagement, Faculty of Science, Tshwane University of Technology; Founder: Global Health Biotech (Pty) Ltd.

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  • Contribution through management and related SET activities


Tollman, Prof. Stephen

Research Professor and Head: Division of Health and Population, Faculty of Health Sciences; Director: SA Medical Research Council/University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Rural Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, Wits; Principal Scientist: International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and their Health (INDEPTH), Ghana

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  • Contribution through management and related SET activities

Capacity Development Awards



Booysen, Mr Gerrie Jacobus

Director : Centre for Rapid Prototyping Manufacturing (CRPM), Central University of Technology

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  • Capacity Development Awards


de Koning, Prof. Charles

Professor of Organic Chemistry and Assistant Dean, Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)

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  • Capacity Development Awards


Diale, Prof. Mmantsae

Associate Professor, Dept of Physics, University of Pretoria (UP)

Award Categories:

  • Capacity Development Awards


Jandrell, Prof. Ian

Personal Professor in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering; Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment; Joint leader of the High Voltage and the Lightning/Electromagnetic Compatibiity Research Group, Wits

Award Categories:

  • Capacity Development Awards


Marx, Prof. Sanette

Associate Professor in the School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering; National Research Foundation Research Chair in Biofuels and Other Clean Alternative Fuels; Centre of Excellence in Carbon-based Fuels, North West University

Award Categories:

  • Capacity Development Awards


Mpofu, Prof. Khumbulani

Professor : Gibela Research Chair in Manufacturing and Skills Development , Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)

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  • Capacity Development Awards


Petrik, Prof. Leslie

Professor, Department (Dept) of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape

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  • Capacity Development Awards


Pityana, Prof. Sisa

Principal Researcher, Laser Centre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

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  • Capacity Development Awards


Stacey, Prof. TR (Dick)

Professor Emeritus, School of Mining, Wits

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  • Capacity Development Awards

GreenMatter Award



Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), Contribution to the Groen Sebenza Initiative

Head of Resource Development: Ms Alison Janicke

Award Categories:

  • GreenMatter Award


Maaza, Prof. Malik

Senior Scientist: National Research Foundation (NRF) Nanosciences LABS and UNESCO Africa Chair, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa (UNISA)

Award Categories:

  • GreenMatter Award


Petrik, Prof. Leslie

Professor, Department (Dept) of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape

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  • GreenMatter Award


Van Wilgen, Prof. Brian

Professor, Centre for Invasion Biology, Dept. of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University

Award Categories:

  • GreenMatter Award


Winkler, Prof. Harald

Professor of Energy Research Centre , University of Cape Town

Award Categories:

  • GreenMatter Award

Water Research Commission Awards



Fosso-Kankeu, Prof. Elvis

Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering, NWU

Award Categories:

  • Water Research Commission Awards


Msagati, Prof. Titus

Professor at the Research Unit of Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability, College of Science, University of South Africa

Award Categories:

  • Water Research Commission Awards


Petrik, Prof. Leslie

Professor, Department (Dept) of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape

Award Categories:

  • Water Research Commission Awards


Wall, Prof. Kevin

Independent Consultant and Extraordinary Professor, Dept of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria (UP)

Award Categories:

  • Water Research Commission Awards

Data for Research Award



Health Information Systems Program, South Africa, National Programme Managers and Database Managers

Director: Ms Christa van den Bergh

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  • Data for Research Award


South African Social Attitudes Survey, (SASAS)

Coordinator and team leader: Mr Benjamin Roberts

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  • Data for Research Award

Research for Innovation Awards - Corporate



Booysen, Mr Gerrie Jacobus

Director : Centre for Rapid Prototyping Manufacturing (CRPM), Central University of Technology

Award Categories:

  • Corporate organisations


Botes, Mr Willem

Research Lead at the Department of Science and Technology (DST)/Grain SA Wheat Breeding Platform; Senior Lecturer: Genetics Plant Breeding Laboratory, Genetics Department (Dept), Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University (SU)

Award Categories:

  • Corporate organisations


Mellado, Prof. Bruce

National Contact Physicist of South Africa: ATLAS experiment, CERN; Group Leader: High Energy Physics group; and Director: Wits High Throughput Electronics Laboratory

Award Categories:

  • Corporate organisations


Motaung, Prof. Keolebogile

Assistant Dean: Postgraduate Studies, Research, Innovation and Engagement, Faculty of Science, Tshwane University of Technology; Founder: Global Health Biotech (Pty) Ltd.

Award Categories:

  • Corporate organisations


NWU, Solar Car Team

Manager: Prof Albert Helberg, North-West University (NWU)

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  • Corporate organisations


Swarts, Mrs Wilma

Group Head: Marketing and Commercial Services, LONMIN Plc

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  • Corporate organisations

Research for Innovation Awards - SMMEs



CFAM Technologies, (Pty) Ltd

Managing Director and Lecturer: School of Mechanical Engineering, North West University: Danie Vorster

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  • Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)


Memeza Team from Memeza Shout, (Pty) Ltd

Chief Executive Officer: Ms Thulile Mthethwa

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  • Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)


SUN Magnetics, (Pty) Ltd

Director and Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University: Prof Coenrad Fourie

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  • Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)

NGO Award



Midlands Sustainable Sugar Supply, Collaboration

Coordinator: Mrs Janet Edmonds

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  • NGO Award


Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)

Committee Chair and Professor of SA Numeracy,University of the Witwatersrand: Prof Hamsa Venkat

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  • NGO Award


The, Platinum Incubator

Chief Executive Officer: Ms Sibongile Purity Shongwe

Award Categories:

  • NGO Award

Special Theme Award



Maaza, Prof. Malik

Senior Scientist: National Research Foundation (NRF) Nanosciences LABS and UNESCO Africa Chair, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa (UNISA)

Award Categories:

  • Special Annual Theme Award


Strategic Environmental Assessment Team, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Research Group leader : Mr Paul Lochner

Award Categories:

  • Special Annual Theme Award


Winkler, Prof. Harald

Professor of Energy Research Centre , University of Cape Town

Award Categories:

  • Special Annual Theme Award


Xia, Prof. Xiaohua

Professor in the Dept. of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, UP

Award Categories:

  • Special Annual Theme Award

Communication Award



Manxoyi, Mr Sivuyile

Coordinator Universe Awareness (UNAWE) National Project and Manager: Southern African Large Telescope Collateral Benefits Programme (SCBP), South African Astronomical Observatory

Award Categories:

  • Communication Award


Marnewick, Prof. Jeanine

Research Chair: Biotechnology, Head: Oxidative Stress Research Centre, Institute of Biomedical and Microbial Biotechnology, Cape Peninsular University of Technology

Award Categories:

  • Communication Award


Medupe, Prof. Thebe

Chairperson of National Astrophysics and Space Science programme (NASSP) Consortium, and Professor of Physics, North West University (NWU)

Award Categories:

  • Communication Award


University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control, (UP ISMC)

Director of UP ISMC; and Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences; and Professor, Environmental Health, School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria: Prof Christiaan (Tiaan) de Jager

Award Categories:

  • Communication Award


Wits, Communication Services

Head and team leader : Ms Shirona Patel, University of the Witwatersrand

Award Categories:

  • Communication Award