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Meet SARIMA’s first Research Management Professionals (RMP’s)

Three members of SARIMA were recently awarded Research Management Professional (RMP) status by the International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC), following the first open call for professional recognition of research managers from across the African continent. The IPRC was established in 2017 as an autonomous body that awards professional recognition to middle and senior research managers through …

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This is your opportunity to be recognised as a professional research manager by your peers

ATTENTION RESEARCH MANAGERS! This is your opportunity to be recognised as a professional research manager by your peers   The International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC) is an outcome of ongoing efforts by the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) in partnership with the other research management associations in Africa to elevate the profession …

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New members appointed to the International Professional Recognition Council

After an open call for nominations, the members who will serve on the International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC) for the next three years were recently appointed. The Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA), the other research management associations in Africa (EARIMA, WARIMA, CARIMA) and the IPRC are grateful to the research management community …

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A Professional Competency Framework for research managers in Southern Africa

The professionalisation of research management has been a key strategic goal for the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) for some time. To better understand the capacity needs and professional development preferences of the Southern African research management community SARIMA conducted several surveys amongst its members which resulted in a professionalisation strategy. A …

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First Research Management Professionals Recognized

First Research Management Professionals Recognised

(from left to right) Dr. Pamisha Pillay (Vice-President: Research Management; SARIMA, Dr. Elliott Kulakowski (Former president and CEO, SRAI) and Dr. Tembeka Mpako Ntusi (Chair of the IPRC, Retired Research Director). Dr. Marilet Sienaert (Executive Director of Research at University of Cape Town) not present. With the support of its partners, the Southern African Research …

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