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07 August 2020

UFS Prof awarded prestigious Research Chair

Bloemfontein Courant

The University of the Free State’s Prof. Ivan Turok from the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), who is one of South Africa’s most cited social scientists, has been awarded a research chair by the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI). The UFS is now home to six SARChI chairs.

SARChI is a government intervention aimed at strengthening the scientific research and innovation capacity of South African universities.

According to a statement by the UFS, Prof. Turok, will hold the Research Chair in City-Region Economies in the Department of Economics and Finance and the Centre for Development Support at the UFS.

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Bloemfontein Courant

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