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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 SARIMA<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>2018-08-03 10:01:13 AMGP0|#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 Investment<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>2018-08-01 12:44:39 PMGP0|#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 Transfer<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>2018-07-28 01:48:16 PMGP0|#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 South<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>2018-07-27 08:52:46 AMGP0|#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