Twenty-nine research proposals: list of successful bidders

09 April 2010

List of successful VC Strategic Fund applicants 2010 (excluding climate change proposals) and approved amounts

Faculty/Unit Proposal title Contact name Approved amount *
AAH All Africa House Academic Fellowships Chuma Himonga 280 000
DSA Student Development Programme Ian Mackintosh 500 000
EBE Technology Deployment for Sustainable Urban Development Francis Petersen, Harro von Blottnitz 920 000
Health Sciences Clinical Scholars Programme (*subject to final confirmation) Bongani Mayosi 760 000
Health Sciences Child and Adolescent Health African Fellowship Programme Heather Zar 265 000
Health Sciences Physiotherapy collaboration in Rwanda Jennifer Jelsma 75 000
Health Sciences Global Health Institute Marian Jacobs 500 000
Health Sciences Developing leadership for Disability Inclusion in Social Policy Processes Theresa Lorenzo 80 000
Humanities Violent crime - a UCT response Catherine Ward 150 000
Humanities Research and Development work in Language and Literacy Studies Mastin Prinsloo 60 000
Humanities Diversity Literacy capping course Melissa Steyn 34 775
Humanities Archive and Curatorship project Pippa Skotnes 1 000 000
Humanities Training in quantitative research methods Robert Mattes 728 000
Humanities African Legislatures project Robert Mattes 600 000
Humanities Field trip for Xhosa Intensive B students Tessa Dowling 50 000
Humanities On-line version of Hons/Master's in Teaching French as a Foreign Language Vanessa Everson 162 000
IAPO UCT / AAU academic staff exchange opportunities Loveness Kaunda 132 000
ICTS UCT Web Renewal project Sakkie Janse Van Rensburg 3 500 000
Law Chair and Institute for Comparative African Law Hanri Mostert 1 750 000
OVC Global Citizenship, Leadership and Social Justice project Jo Beall 250 000
OVC Science Shop pilot project Jo Beall and Danie Visser 435 000
PGCFO Postgraduate student support Linda Vranas 500 000
Research Office URC Incentive Funding Marilet Sienaert 1 500 000
Science Merging science, humanities and indigenous knowledge systems in Africa with innovative and sustainable biodiversity exploration for human health David Gammon 350 000
Science Mobile Voices: democratising wireless communications in Africa Gary Marsden 40 000
Science Marine multiscale data and models John Field 1 800 000
Science Centre for African Origins Judith Sealy 399 911
Science Centre for Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitation Peter Dunsby 250 000
SRC SRC African Student Leaders Summit Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh 300 000

* Please note that approved amounts are still to be confirmed.

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