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RESEARCH & INNOVATION DIVISION: UNITS AND CONTACT DETAILS

Executive Director: Dr Carol Nonkwelo

Executive Personal Assistant: Ms. Philisile Nedzivhani (ptshabalala@uj.ac.za)


 

Newton Fund, UKRI, Wellcome Trust, ESRC funding
STAFF MEMBERPROGRAMMES/FUNCTIONS
Dr Ndivhuwo Luruli

Director: Strategic Research Support
E-mail: nmluruli@uj.ac.za

Non-NRF funding opportunities
EU funding applications (acting LEAR = legal representative)
USA federal funding opportunities applied for through Grants.Gov (CDC, NIH etc.)
National and international Partnerships, including BRICS; SASUF
Mr. Tshediso Msibi
Research Officer
E-mail: tmsibi@uj.ac.za​
South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI Chairs)
DSI/NRF Centres of Excellence (CoEs)
University Research Committee (URC) funding
Research Centres and Institutes
Research ethics
Pre- and Post-award processes
Ms. Kentse Mabalane
Research Administrator
E-mail: mabalanek@uj.ac.za
National Research Foundation (NRF) grants administration
Je-S system (UK funding portal administration)
Support programmes for emerging/early career academics
Post-and Post-award processes
Ms. Kgalalelo Motlhabane
Research Officer
E-mail: kgalalelom@uj.ac.za
NRF Rating – applications, queries etc.
National Research Foundation (NRF) grants administration
Prestigious Awards (national and international)
Co-ordination of grantsmanship, and research support workshops.
Pre- & Post-award processes
Ms. Katleho Mokwatsi
Research Administrative Assistant
E-mail: kmokwatsi@uj.ac.za
National Research Foundation (NRF) grants administration
Research Professional registration (link: https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/home)
General administration
Pre-award & post-award processes
Mr. Dale Towert
Senior Manager: Research Intelligence
E-mail: dalet@uj.ac.za
Bibliometric analyses and profiles
Research Information Systems administration
Scopus publication and citation database
InfoEd publications management system (support and training)
NRF ROSS – Research Output Submission System
SPIN international funding database
SciVal Research Intelligence Suite
Research output submission data management
Ms. Tenele Dlamini
Administrative Officer: Research Intelligence
E-mail: teneled@uj.ac.za
Provision of research intelligence support
Bibliometric analyses and profiles
Research Information Systems administration
Scopus publication and citation database
NRF ROSS – Research Output Submission System
SPIN international funding database
SciVal Research Intelligence Suite
InfoEd publications management system (support and training)
Research output submission data management
Ms. Reetha Nundulall
Director: Research Administration
E-mail: reethan@uj.ac.za
Research publication submission to the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET)
Creative outputs submission to DHET
R & D Survey submission to the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
Management of OROSS in conjunction with the UJ Library
Ms. Lasershnie Nambiar
Assistant Research Administrator: Research Administration
E-mail: lnambiar@uj.ac.za
Assistant to Director: Research Administration
Ms. Rosemary Wolson
Director: Technology Transfer Office
E-mail: rosemaryw@uj.ac.za
Director
Mr. Tebogo Machete
Senior Manager: Technology Transfer Office
E-mail: tmachete@uj.ac.za
Invention disclosure management
Prior art searches and Due diligence on invention disclosures
Intellectual Property management (Patent filings, prosecutions, management, Awareness)
Commercialisation/Technology Transfer activities
Contracts management
Ms. Charmaine Niemand
Manager: Innovation Projects and Technology Transfer Office
E-mail: charmainen@uj.ac.za
TIA Seed Fund (Applications, Awards, Recipient Funding Agreements and Reports)
Pre-award processes & Post-award processes
TIA Residual Fund (Applications & Awards) Pre-award processes & Post-award processes
NIPMO reporting (IP7’s, Rebate, Support Fund, IP1’s)
Ms. Caro Buitendag
Technology Transfer Office
E-mail: carob@uj.ac.za
UJTTO Incubator
Mashauri Virtual Incubation Programme
EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity
EDHE Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW)
Ms. Phumela Phungula
Technology Transfer Office
Administrative Assistance
E-mail: pphungula@uj.ac.za
Prior Art Searches
Market reports
Project commercialization
Inteum

Mr. Erick Scholtz

Technician: Technology Transfer Office

E-mail: ericks@uj.ac.za

TIA Seed fund applications and awards
Pre-award & post-award processes
Technical support

Mr. Phumuza Langa

Senior Manager: Commercial Analyst

Technology Transfer Office

E-mail: planga@uj.ac.za

 

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Licensing of technologies within the patent portfolio
Business case and technoeconomic studies coordination for commercial projects
Proposal review for seed funding
Market assessments
Fund raising for commercial potential research projects

Ms. Varonique De La Rey

PA: Director TTO

E-mail: vdelarey@uj.ac.za

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PA to Director
Office Coordinator
Inteum System Coordinator

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