Professional Development in Research Management online short courses, through the WITS Digital Campus in conjunction with SARIMAhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Professional-Development-in-Research-Management-online-short-courses.aspxProfessional Development in Research Management online short courses, through the WITS Digital Campus in conjunction with SARIMA2018-08-03 10:01:13 AM<p>​SARIMA in partnership with the WITS Digital Campus<span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> will be presenting a series of 6 online-courses focusing on Professional Development in Research Management. As the impact of effective and efficient research management (RM) grows, so does the need for its</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> professionalisation</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">. These courses</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> recognise </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">this and seek to give research managers and those looking to make RM a profession within a various range of settings.</span><br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
State of African Cities 2018: The Geography of African Investmenthttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/State-of-African-Cities-2018-The-Geography-of-African-Investment.aspxState of African Cities 2018: The Geography of African Investment2018-08-01 12:44:39 PM<p>​A new report prepared for the United Nations on "The Geography of African Investment", was launched on the 15 July 2018. This report draws on various databases e.g. FDI Markets and Orbis regarding the investment flows between world cities during 2003 – 2017. The report reveals the economic integration of African cities with other world cities, the spatial structures, trends, and forecasts of African FDI which are revealed at global, continental, national and urban scales.<br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Live Virtual Panel Discussion 2: Managing Conflict of Interest in Contract Research and Technology Transferhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Live-Virtual-Panel-Discussion.aspxLive Virtual Panel Discussion 2: Managing Conflict of Interest in Contract Research and Technology Transfer2018-07-28 01:48:16 PM<p>​SARIMA invites you to participate in the second live virtual panel discussion for 2018. This discussion focuses on the management of conflict of interest and will explore situations giving rise to conflict of interest in contract research and technology transfer, give effective management strategies for dealing with conflict of interest, and provide real-life case studies.<br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Research Quality: assessment framework, lessons and implications for the Global Southhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/Research-Quality-assessment-framework.aspxResearch Quality: assessment framework, lessons and implications for the Global South2018-07-27 08:52:46 AM<p>​Debates continue around the world about how best to evaluate research quality or research excellence. Over the past two years an approach called Research Quality Plus (RQ+) has been gaining ground, and has recently been highlighted in an <a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05581-4" target="_blank">article</a> in Nature.<br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e

 

 

Summary Report of the Annual Forum 2017 - 22-23 November 2017, Livingstone, Zambiahttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Summary report from the 2017 SGCI Annual Forum.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Summary Report of the Annual Forum 2017 - 22-23 November 2017, Livingstone, ZambiaAfrican Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) and the Scinnovent Centre<p>​This  report  summarizes  the  key  issues  and  messages  from  the  2017  Annual  Forum  on  “Effective  public  – private partnerships  in  Research and Innovation” held  from  22  –  23 November, 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia. The  Forum  brought  together  about  120  people  from  25  countries,  including  Heads  of  Research  Councils(HoRCs), SGC Coordinators, Researchers, Policymakers, Private Sector actors and Civil Society representatives.</p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Summary report from the 2017 SGCI Annual Forum.pdfGP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab
Case Studies of the Political Economy of Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan Africahttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/PoliticalEconomy.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Case Studies of the Political Economy of Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan AfricaJoanna Chataway and Cosmas Ochieng<p>This report contributes to existing knowledge on the political-economic context within which African science granting councils exist.</p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/PoliticalEconomy.pdfGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c
Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyCentre for Research on Evaluation, Science & Technology, Stellenbosch University, 2016<p>​The report provides the results of a needs assessment survey conducted to understand the needs and capacities of science granting councils in research management. The report is available in English, <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202b.PDF" target="_blank">French</a> and <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202c.PDF" target="_blank">Portuguese​</a>.<br></p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6;GP0|#8b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807;L0|#08b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807|French;GP0|#7a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7;L0|#07a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7|Portuguesehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdfGP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e

 

 

Theme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspectshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=432018-08-27T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<p>​<span style="font-family:lato, "helvetica neue", roboto, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Training event, including practical simulation</span></p>2018-08-31T23:59:00Z
Theme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspectshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=452018-09-03T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<div>Training event, including practical simulation</div>2018-09-07T23:59:00Z
Theme 2: SGCI Regional Workshophttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=462018-10-07T00:00:00ZTheme 2: SGCI Regional Workshop<p>​Participatory development of norms, standards and guidelines by SGCs for  Research (R), Development (D) and Innovation (I) programmes/initiatives and their design and selection processes.</p>2018-10-13T23:59:00Z
16th Globelics conferencehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=502018-10-24T14:00:00Z16th Globelics conference<div>Theme: Innovation, Economic Growth and SustainableDevelopment: Strengthening Institutions for Greater Relevance, Effectiveness and Inclusivity: http://globelicsconference2018.org/. Lead by Globelics and Africalics.</div>2018-10-26T15:00:00Z