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Call for Expression of Interest: Awards to support the application fees for professional recognition of research managers and administrators in Africa

This call for expression of interest serves to invite research managers/administrators to put themselves forward as candidates for professional recognition. The professional recognition application fees will be sponsored for the selected candidates. Competitive research environments require efficient and responsive individuals with specialised administrative, managerial and strategic skills to strengthen the research mission and intensity of …

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Webinar: Professional Recognition of Research Managers in Africa (3 December 2021)

The purpose of this session is to explain the professional recognition programme, the role of the International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC) and to clarify the application process. A recognised professional will share practical advice in preparing and presenting the portfolio of evidence. A call for applications for professional recognition is currently open (view the call here) …

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This is your chance to be recognised as a Research Management Professional

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE RECOGNISED AS A RESEARCH MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL The International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC) is excited to announce the next call for applications for the Professional Recognition Programme for Research Management. The Programme has grown steadily since its inception in 2018/19 (click here to view a list of recognised professionals) and all qualifying …

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More research managers awarded professional status through the International Professional Recognition Council

The total number of individuals who are recognised as research management professionals through the International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC) increased to nineteen following the second open call for professional recognition which closed on 31 March 2021 and a special call for IPRC members.   The IPRC was established as an autonomous body that awards professional …

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Advertise your research management vacancies on the African Jobs Board for free

The International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC), hosted by SARIMA and supported by all the Research Management Associations in Africa are collaborating with the African Jobs Board to promote research management and the professional recognition programme for research management. The IPRC will be placing a series of articles on the Jobs Board blog over the next …

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IPRC STARS Programme

The International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC), hosted by SARIMA, recently launched the STARS Programme as an initiative to support the work of the Advocacy Committee which is one of the sub-committees of the IPRC. The Advocacy Committee serves to address issues related to the advancement and promotion of research management, the IPRC and the professional …

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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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