Partners & Links


USAF - Universities of South-Africa
SARAO - South Afrcian Radio Astronomy Organisation
DSI -Department of Science and Innovation

NRF - National Research Foundation

SA Research Councils

ARC - Agricultural Research Council
CSIR - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
HSRC - Human Sciences Research Council
SAMRC - SA Medical Research Council


RDA- Research Data Alliance
CODATA - Committee on Data for Science and Technology
DCC - Digital Curation Centre
European Commission Research Infrastructure
IFDO- International Federation of Data Organizations


The Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) promotes, enables, and coordinates a data intensive research ecosystem in support of national science and strategic priorities. This is accomplished through several key objectives, including the provision of a robust and advanced national data infrastructure and services, the promotion of sound data stewardship practices and the development of expertise in data management and data intensive research.

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