The main purpose of the RDG is to encourage universities to enhance their research capacity and improve their research productivity through a focus on developing the research capabilities of academic staff through qualification improvement.
SMU has applications open from the following projects:
- Postgraduate study support programmes for developmental staff (study programmes that specifically support academic staff to obtain formal postgraduate degrees, mainly at Masters and Doctoral levels)
- Postdoctoral research fellowship programmes (aimed at providing opportunities for recent doctoral degree recipients to enhance their research skills, with a long term objective of increasing new generation of researchers/ academics). Application forms (download below) are to be submitted to the Research Directorate by the 12th of February 2016.
Office number: Clinical Pathology Building, Fifth floor, room S519
Telephone: 012 521 3965