Data For Research Award at the NSTF-South32 Awards

The NSTF-South32 Awards were held in Gauteng on 29 June 2017. This is the 19th celebration of the flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF).

DIRISA would like to congratulate Prof. Martin Wittenberg of the School of Economics in the University of Cape Town (UCT) and also the Director of DataFirst for winning the brand new category acknowledging the important role research data plays. The category is called ‘Data for Research’ and  looks at advancing the availability, management and use of data for research by an individual or an organization.


Call for Abstracts for the National Data Workshop 2018 are now open! Click here for more information about the National Data Workshop 2018. Submit your abstracts via email to by 4 May 2018!