Engineering Research Capacity Development Awards

The individuals must have demonstrated outstanding leadership in increasing the participation of young scientists and engineers in further research in an engineering field, over the past 5 to 10 years.

 

These awards are made to individuals based in South Africa, regardless of nationality or citizenship

 

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

The purpose of this category is to recognise:

  • 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 in engineering fields at a department or school at a South African university.

AND/OR

  • The number of South African post-graduate students trained who have completed their studies

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