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The scourge of violence against women: What is the role of science and research?

The Department of Science and Technology invited nominations for the 2013 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA).

The 2013 WISA will be presented on 16 August 2013, as part of the department's celebration of National Women's Month.

Calling for nominations 2013 South African Women in Science Awards.

1. Awards for distinguished women:

  • Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems

 

2. Awards for distinguished young women:

  • Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

 

3. The role of science and research against violence towards women. Three awards will be made to:

  • distinguished researcher
  • emerging researcher
  • postdoctoral researcher

 

4. Fellowships:

  • Masters students (X3)
  • Doctoral students (x3)

 

5. TATA Africa Scholarships for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology:

  • Masters students (X3)
  • Doctoral students (X3)

 

Nominations should reach the Department of Science and Technology by 17 May 2013. No late entries will be accepted.

For more information and entry forms, visit www.dst.gov.za, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or contact:
Ms Bessie Mchunu
Tel: 012 843 6464
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Ms Fadila Lagadien
Tel: 012 843 6411
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Entries can be posted to the Project Coordinator, Women in Science Awards, Department of Science and Technology, Private Bag X894, Pretoria, 0001, or submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Issued by: Department of Science and Technology

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