The RDA supports the advancement of scholarship in Africa by providing professional training and development to researchers at all stages of their careers. Their approach is collaborative and involves forging partnerships and working together with institutions on the continent.
Developing the next generation of academics and researchers’ is an overarching theme for a wide range of work in the Research Office that is designed to develop research capacity.
We assist in the development of UCT's emerging scholars through seminars and workshops, funding, mentoring and more.
This support ranges from seminars on the PhD process, training in postgraduate supervision and individual consultations with senior scholars.
The UCT Knowledge Co-op offers researchers opportunities and support for engaged scholarship through its links to local groups (NGOs, local government, SMMEs) and their research needs.