Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. Florece Opondo

From Banker to Researcher; Dr. Florece Opondo’s humble beginning in the banking industry is an inspirational tale. No one thought she would decide on such a drastic career change after eight years in banking.

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It takes a village to find a balance - Dr Fanelwa Ajayi

Dr Fanelwa Ajayi says that in her line of work as a biosensor researcher in South Africa, women often struggle to juggle the demands of a professional research career with those of a family. “It is either you do well at work or at home, with no real balance. But one thing I learnt from my professors is that as a woman, you have a right to work and to choose your work.”

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Launch of The UP Research Data Management System

Professor Stephanie Burton, Vice-Principal: Research and Postgraduate Education, invites you to the launch of the University of Pretoria’s Research Data Management system.

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Get to know the ECRLF Fellows: Dr. John Mushomi

While doing his first year at Makerere University, Dr. John Mushomi found himself in a challenging situation which led him to follow a career in sociology (and later population migration and development).

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Dr Elizabeth  Mkandawire

Dr Elizabeth Mkandawire

Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being
University of Pretoria
South Africa