n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - New Research Chairs : news notes

Volume 69, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



In a recent statement, five entirely new South African SKA Research Chairs related to the SKA project have been announced by the Department of Science and Technology. These new Chairs will form part of the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF). The procedure for appointing these professors has now been streamlined : the slow and cumbersome process previously used caused serious frustration among previous possible appointees.

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