Dr Robin Drennan
Dr Robin Drennan is the Director for Research Development at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. His role entails leading, encouraging and supporting research across the University. In 2010 Dr Drennan won a Golden Quill award for research reporting and in 2017 a SARIMA award for distinguished contribution to the Research Management Profession.
Dr Drennan has a PhD in Chemistry from Rhodes University, awarded for the investigation of pyrotechnic reactions. He has practiced as an applied researcher in a public company, AECI, and a science council, CSIR. He worked at a national funding agency (National Research Foundation) where he managed many different programmes.