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In addition to the University Research Centres, UJ is also host to the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Integrated Mineral and Energy Resource Analysis (CIMERA). Funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), CIMERA is co-hosted by the University of Witwatersrand in partnership with thirteen South African and one international university: Read more

Launched in 2004, the DST-NRF Centres of Excellence are defined as “physical or virtual centres of research that concentrate existing research excellence and capacity and resources to enable researchers to collaborate across disciplines and institutions on long-term projects that are locally relevant and internationally competitive in order to enhance the pursuit of research excellence and capacity development”, read more.