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28 June 2019

HSRC Board member Prof Zungu receives 2019 NSTF award

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HSRC Board member Prof Lindiwe Zungu is among the winners of the 2018/2019 NSTF-South 32 Awards. Prof Zungu who is also the Executive Dean: Graduate Studies at the University of South Africa (Unisa), received the TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Researcher. This accolade is awarded for research and outputs (by an individual from 6 years up to 15 years of research work from the commencement of the research career, predominantly in South Africa).

The NSTF-South32 Awards showcase the research and development capacity of our nation. The excellent output of the winners supports South Africa’s advancement, economic growth and the social upliftment of our people. The awards event was held at a gala dinner in Gauteng on Thursday, 27 June 2019. This was the 21st celebration of South African excellence through this flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF). The award categories included:

  • Scientific research
  • Innovation
  • Management and related activities
  • Capacity development in engineering research
  • Environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation
  • Water research and innovation
  • Data management
  • Science Communication

Read more about the awards and see the full list of 2018/2019 winners here.

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