Dr Ryan Nefdt on receiving the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

17 November 2020 | Video edit Oatmeal Productions.

Dr Ryan Nefdt is an interdisciplinary researcher with a primary focuson cognitive science with specialisations in theoretical linguistics and the philosophy of language.

He is a senior lecturer at UCT’s Department of Philosophy he was the second South African to graduate with a Master of Logic from the world-renowned Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam. He is among the seven young researchers recognised for the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award for his outstanding scholary work.


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2020 Fellows of UCT

UCT’s Council established fellowships for members of permanent academic staff in recognition of original, distinguished academic work that merits special recognition.

This year, six new fellows have been recognised.

College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

The Young Researcher Award is offered annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly work by young academics who have made significant independent contributions to research in their field.

This year, seven young researchers have been recognised.

Messages from the Young Researchers