Media Invitation: 2021 NRF Awards

Members of the media are invited to the 2021 National Research Foundation Awards.

The NRF Awards recognise and celebrate research excellence and achievement by scientists and researchers in our country and the strides being made in building a fully inclusive scientific society.

We honour our A- and P-rated scientists for their excellent work; our emerging scientists; those who have dedicated their lives to science; those who have helped to transform the science cohort and developed our research capacity as well as scientists who have advanced the relationship between science and society.

Date and Time: Tuesday, 2 November 2021

The awards ceremony will be livestreamed and you can register here to watch here:

If you would like to attend the awards ceremony in person, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 082 753 3693 by 13:00 on Friday, 29 October. Please note that the ceremony will be held according to Covid-19 safety protocols.

About the NRF:

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is an independent statutory body established in accordance with the National Research Foundation Act. Its mandate is to support and promote research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary research facilities in order to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of science and technology, including indigenous knowledge; supporting and promoting public awareness of, and engagement with, science; and promoting the development and maintenance of the national science system and support of Government priorities, thereby contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of all South Africans.

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Media Queries can be addressed to:

Candice Molefe
Media & Internal Communications Manager
NRF Corporate Communications
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Cell: 082 753 3693


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