Facilitator: Prof David Katerere is the Research Platform Chair for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Advancement in Africa (PBA2) at Tshwane University of Technology and Chair of PharmaConnect Africa, a non-profit organisation which is a premier convenor of the pharmaceutical industry in Africa.


Target Group: Masters, Doctoral Candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows


Background: This workshop aims to highlight the skills and networks required in building a national and international research career. It will discuss strategies for building and managing your research journey and career at early and mid-stage and what resources and support are required, and from whom. It will also discuss important aspects around CV design, social media profile and strategic positioning for employment.


Expected Outcomes:

  • Enhance understanding of postgraduate project management
  • Responding to thesis examiners and journal peer reviewers
  • Understand the role of networking and communities of practice in career development
  • Appropriate CV design for researchers
  • How to build a research profile and enhance employability


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


Workshop Information

27-28 July 2023
New date: 13-14 November 2023


To be confirmed

Registration for this workshop has closed.

Kindly note: The maximum capacity of this workshop is 30 participants.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie