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Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Innovation Excellence Awards 2021

You are invited to submit your applications for the SMU Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Innovation Excellence Awards for 2021. The awards are intended to: • Encourage research and innovation excellence at SMU; • Encourage research and innovation excellence among female researchers at SMU; • Recognize outstanding research supervisors and the important role they play in our […]

PostDoctoral Research Fellowship Positions at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) is a newly established university providing holistic Health Sciences Education, and is situated at Ga-Rankuwa. One of SMU strategic goal focuses on “Building a foundation of excellence in research, teaching and learning and community engagement” SMU is inviting postdoctoral fellowship positions in the following schools School of Health Care […]

Call for Applications for the Postgraduate Research Bursary Programme 2019/20

The Health and Welfare SETA, invite applications from registered employed (part-time), and unemployed (full-time) South African students pursuing Postgraduate Diploma/Honours/B-Tech, M-Tech/Masters, D-Tech/Doctoral and Post-Doctoral studies at South African universities and other accredited higher education and training institutions. While other areas of study within the sector will be considered; preference will be given to majors / […]

SMU continues to foster strategic partnerships in Research

SMU and King’s College London had recently established a five year strategic partnership in the research and academic exchange programme between the King’s Centre for Ultrastructural Imaging and the Electron Microscopy Unit of SMU. The impact of SMU research output will be much greater through the exchange programme. The scope of the partnership entails promotion […]

SMU PhD and Thesis Writing Retreat: 21-24 September 2018

Publish or Perish….. A University’s worth as a centre for generating knowledge is determined by the number and quality of publications produced, hence the popular phrase “publish or perish” that is used among academics. It is pertinent to note that research quality (which influences its impact) and not necessarily research productivity, also drives quality teaching […]

SMU Research Days – 21 to 23 August 2018

Media Alert 21 August 2018 For Immediate Release The members of the media are hereby informed about the SMU’s Research days programme which commences on Tuesday 21 to 23 August 2018, at 8h15, in Clin Path Building (CP) Lecture Hall 3L001. The research event is a premier event of the university in which researchers present […]