Nominations: National Research Foundation Board

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Science and Technology

The Minister of Science and Technology invites nominations from all interested persons I organisations for suitable candidates to be considered for appointment to the National Research Foundation Board. The successful candidate will serve until 30 September 2014.


The purpose of the NFR 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 and thereby to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of all people of the Republic.


Nominations can be emailed to precious.tsolo@dst.gov.za by no later than Wednesday 31 October 2012.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Precious Tsolo on tel (012) 843 6647 or visit the website on www.dst.gov.za