Contact NWU Research Support

Research Excellence and Visibility & Quality Improvement of Research

Job Title
Prof Nnenesi Kgabi
Director: Research Support

Telephone
E-mail

018 299 4848
Nnenesi.Kgabi@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 219, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for development, promotion, integration, implementation and monitoring of the NWU research policy, strategy, entity model and capacity development programme.

 

Job Title
Ms Marí Labuschagné
Senior Administrative Officer
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4852
Mari.Labuschagne@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 222, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for secretarial services for the director, general office management, liaising with internal and external role players, organisation process for research excellence awards and prestige dinner, document management system, support services for staff of the department.

 

Research Development

Job Title
Ms Mpe Meintjes
Cluster Coordinator: General Research Support
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4856
mpe.meintjes@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 216, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for Research Capacity Development programmes:

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) programme
  • Research related Projects of University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG) (Staff Development)
    • UCDG Advancing Higher Degree Qualification of Emerging Researchers
    • UCDG Enhancement of Research Profiles - Mobility Grants, Academic Development Mentoring Programme
    • UCDG Informal Research Development (Workshops)
    • UCDG support to NWU Research Chairs
  • DSI Graduate Internship Programme

 

 

Job Title
Ms Zama Kose
Senior Specialist - Vanderbijlpark
Telephone
E-mail
016 910 3444
Zama.Kose@nwu.ac.za
Address Building 6, Office G11, Vaal Triangle Campus
Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the updating of the research skills register on InfoEd, the development of the research development plan, development of the ethics and supervision training framework and coordination of the open access survey.

 

Job Title
Mr Melvin Mothoa
Senior Research Support Officer
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4849
40942678@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 221, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for UCDG Projects, capacity development workshops, emerging researchers and research support to academic and support staff members of the university.

  • UCDG Advancing Higher Degree Qualification of Emerging Researchers
  • UCDG Informal Research Development (Workshops)

 

Job Title
Mr Phathizwe Gwebu
Research Support Assistant - Mafikeng
Telephone
E-mail
018 389 2377
phathizwe808@gmail.com
Address  
Job Description

Responsible to assist in capacity development projects, it involves data capturing, responding to queries and organizing and overseeing workshops related to the capacity development.

Management of Research Funds

Job Title
Ms Funanani Lavhelani
Research Support Coordinator – Pre-award Management
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4789
26720019@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 223, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for the administration and management of NRF Evaluation and Rating applications, all national and international research funding applications, South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) funding applications, communication of research funding, conducting briefing and training sessions for Researchers and Students as well as liaising with the NRF and other funding agencies.

 

Job Title
Boitumelo Mdluli
Research Support Assistant: Pre-award Management
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4892
34421025@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 218, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description
Assists with the communication of research funding opportunities.
Responsible for conducting briefing/training sessions, screening, and signing-off of applications.
Manages all research funding documents for pre-award processes.
Offers NRF online user support.

 

Management of Research Funds – Post-Awards

Job Title
Mr Johann du Plessis
Senior Research Support Coordinator
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4854
johann.duplessis@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 217, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description
Responsible for Post Awards Program:
Financial Management and Administration of NRF Research Funds
Financial Management and Administration of NRF Bursaries
Financial Management and Administration of MRC Funds

 

 Job Title

Ms Heide Goedhals
Senior Research Support Officer: Post Award
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4855
25377167@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 220, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Responsible for post award funding-related processes of all national and international funding agencies, post-funding administration, administration of Rated Researchers (post award), as well as liaison with the NRF and other stakeholders.

 

Job Title
Mart Vermeulen
Administrative Assistant: Post Award - Monitoring and Reporting
Telephone
E-mail

018 299 4891
23593156@nwu.ac.za

Address Building C1, Office 224, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Assists with the financial management, administration and control of all NRF funds, excluding THRIP.

 

Project & Research Information Management

Job Title
Mrs Cora de Groot
Senior Specialist
Telephone
E-mail
081 740 5655
Address Pretoria Office
Job Description

Responsible for grant writing and assisting with grant applications and required documents.
Project manage grants and SETA funds, ensure that guidelines are followed and adhered to.
Conduct research on available grants in the Public domain and subscribed internet links.

 

Job Title
Mr Tinus Vorster
Senior Specialist
Telephone
E-mail
083 654 6459
Tinus.Vorster@nwu.ac.za
Address Pretoria Office
Job Description

Responsible for project management, Project costing and Grant application support. Assist in the planning of Research or Collaboration projects / contracts;
Scheduling and Resource allocation;
Budgeting and costing of project;
Time management;
Risk mitigation;
Administrative Support;
Documentation control.

 

Research Ethics & Integrity

Job Title
Mr Nkosinathi Machine
Research Ethics Coodinator
Telephone
E-mail
016 103 4446
Nkosinathi.Machine@nwu.ac.za
Address Building 6, TRADE Offices, Vaal Triangle Campus
Job Description

Provides support to the Senate Committee for Research Ethics (SCRE) and faculties with regard to research ethics strategic institutional objectives.
Oversee research ethics compliance within faculties and manage a central database of NWU Research Ethics approvals.
Manage the national research management information system (RIMS/InfoEd) ethics module.
Manage and oversee Research Data Gatekeeper Committee (RDGC) applications for the NWU.

 

Management of Research Outputs Information

Job Title
Ms Teresa Smit
Cluster Coordinator: Monitoring and Reporting
Telephone
E-mail
018 299 4853
teresa.smit@nwu.ac.za
Address Building C1, Office 215, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

Administration of research publications subsidy claims and internal incentive awards (IREA). Management, administration, and implementation of the national research information management system (RIMS/InfoEd) and the annual research report.

 

Job Title
Ms Marilie Viljoen
Research Support Assistant
Telephone
E-mail
016 910 3166
Marilie.viljoen@gmail.com
Address Building24, Office G20, Vaal Triangle Campus
Job Description

Assistance in the Management of Research Output Information Programme e.g. with data capturing on the InfoEd System and other research support related tasks.

 

Higher Degrees Academic Support

Job Title
Ms Doret Kruger
Senior Specialist
Telephone
E-mail

018 285 2076
Doret.Kruger@nwu.ac.za

Address Building C1, Office 201, Potchefstroom Campus
Job Description

The Higher Degrees Academic Support (HDAS) is a holistic student development and support programme focus on academic performance support, access to resources/facilities, social and psychosocial wellbeing, and skills acquisition.