Dannielle K Moore

Dr Liezel Smith to lead collaborative research project at MBHG supported by the National Research Foundation award

Written by Justice Ngom Ngom Congratulations to Dr. Liezel Smith on her notable achievement of being awarded the National Research Foundation (NRF) Competitive Support for Unrated Researchers (CSUR) for the next three years. The CSUR supports research by providing once-off grants that are competitive and discipline-based. The grant aims to…

Dr Lucinda Baatjies awarded Thuthuka grant from the National Research Foundation

Written by Justice Ngom Ngom Congratulations to Dr. Lucinda Baatjies, for her well-deserved recognition by the National Research Foundation (NRF)  in being awarded the Thuthuka post-PhD funding for the next three years. The NRF Thuthuka funding instrument seeks to promote the establishment of a transformed, internationally competitive and sustainable research…

SAMRC and Stellenbosch University’s Professor Andre G. Loxton promoted to Chief Specialist Scientist

Written by Brian Munansangu The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) recently promoted Prof. Andre G. Loxton as its new Chief Specialist Scientist. This new role expands Prof Loxton’s responsibilities beyond his current position as Deputy Director of the SAMRC’s Centre for Tuberculosis Research (CTR) housed within the Department of…

Uplifting Upington

Written by Alyce Kapisa What does 40-degree weather, the world’s smallest international airport and slow drivers have in common? They can all be found in South Africa’s ‘Groen Kalahari’ also known as Upington, in our beautiful Northern Cape province. Other than all that, Upington also happens to boast some potential…

VALIDATE has MRC Grant Success!

VALIDATE is excited to announce that we have been awarded a new UK Medical Research Council (MRC) grant, to enable us to continue our network activities until 2027! The £2.4million grant, via MRC’s ISPF (International Science Partnership Fund) and Partnership Grant funding streams, will enable VALIDATE to continue to provide…