Facilitator: Dr Rakeshnie Ramoutar-Prieschl currently holds the position of Head of Department: Research Capacity Development at the University of Pretoria where she is responsible for the portfolio that includes: (i) grants management, (ii) early career training and mentorship, as well as driving (iii) strategic partnerships in support of staff doctoral candidates. She has been appointed as a facilitator, lecturer and trainer for numerous projects in Africa geared towards strengthening the research and grants management capacity, both at universities as well as science granting councils.


Target Group: Research managers, administrators, emerging and established researchers who want to apply for funding grants.


Background: The workshop focuses on the basic principles of grants management with a focus on pre-award and post-award focuses. This is particularly important for research managers and administrators. In addition, the workshop also focuses on the key elements of grant writing, and how the early career researcher can prepare a successful grant application.


The following topics will be covered:

  • Overview of the Grants Management Lifecycle
  • Pre-award Processes
  • Types of Grants
  • Beginning the Writing Journey
  • Proposal Development
  • Budgeting and Costing
  • Grant Award and Setup
  • Post-award Processes


This workshop is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG)


Workshop Information

20 February 2023


Ocean Sciences Campus, B-Block Conference Hall, Gomery Avenue, Summerstrand

Registration for this workshop is now closed. 


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie