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Research and Innovation Chairs

South African Research Chairs (SARChI)

The South African Research Chair Initiative is a division of the NRF - designed to maintain excellence in research across all public universities in South Africa. 

"Research Chairs are held by a university in partnership with a public research institution such as: another university, a science council, a national research facility or an academic health complex. Since inception, 150 Research Chairs were awarded to 21 public universities across the country in open and directed categories; priority research areas; science and technology for poverty alleviation; innovation, engineering and technology development; and within the national science and technology missions."

SARChIs hosted by Wits

SARChI in Humanities
SARChI in Health Sciences
SARChI in Science
SARChI in Engineering
SARChI in Commerce, Law and Management