SAPRIN WINS NSTF-SOUTH32 ‘DATA FOR RESEARCH’ AWARD

The South African Population Research Infrastructure Network (SAPRIN) has won the prestigious 2019/2020 National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) ‘Data for Research’ Award.

SAPRIN Director Dr Kobus Herbst, from Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), and co-Director Professor Mark Collinson, from the MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), accepted the award at the virtual NSTF-South32 prize giving on Thursday, 30 July.

Also known as the ‘Science Oscars’ the annual NSTF Awards recognise outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. The NSTF Data for Research Award recognises an individual or team who has advanced the availability, management and use of data for research.

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