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Call for funding - NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2016

The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), in partnership with the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) have partnered to pursue the goal of advancement of Science in developing countries through the establishment of the NRF-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship funding instrument.

TWAS is based in Italy and operates as a programme of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the advancement of science in developing countries.  The parties entered into a contractual agreement to support postdoctoral fellows from Africa and developing countries who will be funded per annum for a maximum of three (3) years to pursue full-time research training in South Africa.  There will be an intake of 10 postdoctoral fellows each year for three (3) years, starting in 2016.

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